Oven Barbecue Ribs are juicy, super flavorful and fall off the bone tender. Coated with easy to make dry rub first, then seasoned with barbeque sauce mixture, making them irresistible. If you look for the perfect ribs recipe, look no further, this is as good as it gets! Watch step by step recipe video below.

We love cooking them slowly, which makes them so flavorful and melt in your mouth. They are delicious just as but try mixing them up with Corn on the Cob or  Crispy Roasted Rosemary Potatoes.

Oven Barbecue Ribs Recipe

Oven Barbecue Ribs

Oven Barbecue Ribs are probably one of the easiest homemade dishes you can make. Many people might have the impression that ribs are complicated to cook and require some skills to perfect them. But this is not true. With this recipe, you can see how simple and little work is required.

All you need is 10 minutes of your time, the rest will be done by your oven. You can sit back and relax while the BBQ pork aromas fill your house. They turn out super juicy and incredibly flavorful.

You can enjoy them to host a party, during game day, or simply on a regular day. They are welcomed at any time in our house! Similarly, if you are in a rush, you might want to try making them in the Instant Pot. You can find the recipe with video steps here.

Oven Barbecue Ribs with Homemade Dry Rub

Do you remove the membrane off baby back ribs?

As a general rule, we like to remove the thin membrane covering the rack. It is just easier to eat them without the membrane, and it can also be a bit tough when cooked with it on. Similarly, removing the skin off the rack will result in fall-off-the-bone meat, which is what we always love.

How to remove the membrane off the rack?

To remove it, turn ribs over with bone facing up. Then, use a knife to gently slide under the membrane, and using your fingers pull the membrane away from the bones. To make it easier, use a sheet of paper towel to hold onto the membrane. Then simply pull and the skin should peel off. This will result in

HOW TO MAKE THE DRY-RUB FOR THE RIBS?

The dry rub is essential to have flavorful ribs, as it truly adds richness to them. We love our homemade dry-rub, and over the years we have perfected it well.  It has the right balanced when it comes to sweet and spicy. Similarly, it has a hint of cinnamon and some spiciness that just adds another layer of awesomeness. Here is what you need for the mix:

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Oven Barbecue Ribs with Homemade BBQ Sauce

How to cook Oven Barbecue Ribs?

PREPARE RIBS

  • Heat oven to 300 degrees F.
  • Prepare ribs as mentioned above, by removing the membrane, then pat them dry with a sheet of paper towel.
  • Season both sides of the ribs with the dry-rub mixture as per above instructions.
  • Then place, meat-side up, into a large roasting pan.
  • Cover tightly with aluminum foil, and then bake for about 2.5-3 hours, until very tender.
  • Next, brush them with our homemade barbecue sauce mixture (see below).
  • Lastly, broil for additional 3-5 minutes to get them a crispy and perfect brown color.

MAKE BARBECUE SAUCE MIXTURE

While the ribs bake, make the barbecue sauce. You can use store bought sauce, but we recommend trying this recipe, is finger licking good!

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup brown sugar
  •  1 1/2 cups ketchup preferably no sugar added
  •  1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  •  1/4 cup water
  •  1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  •  2 tablespoons dry mustard powder
  •  1 tablespoon paprika or smoked paprika
  •  2 teaspoons salt
  •  1 teaspoon black pepper
  •  1/4 cup sweet chili pepper sauce or more
Simply, add all the ingredients to a blender or food processor, and mix until smooth. Stir and set aside. It’s that easy.
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Oven Barbecue Ribs made from scratch

WHAT TO SERVE WITH Oven Barbecue Ribs?

This homemade dish is delicious just as is. However, it can be enjoyed with some side dishes, such as:

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Oven Barbecue Ribs Recipe
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Oven Barbecue Ribs

Oven Barbecue Ribs are juicy, super flavorful and fall off the bone tender. Coated with easy to make dry rub first, then seasoned with barbeque sauce mixture, making them irresistible. 

Ingredients

Ribs:
  • 4 pounds baby back pork ribs (about 2 racks)
Rub Mixture:
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon dry mustard
  • 2 tablespoons smoked paprika
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon dill seeds
Barbeque Sauce:
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups ketchup preferably no sugar added
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons dry mustard powder
  • 1 tablespoon paprika or smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 cup sweet chili pepper sauce or more

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 300°F (180°C).
  2. Remove the membrane that covers the back side of the ribs. Then pat them dry with a sheet of paper towel.
  3. Combine together the rub mixture, and mix together until combined.

  4. Season and rub both sides with the homemade dry-rub mixture.

  5. Place on a baking sheet (meat side up) or tray lined with foil.
  6. Cover the tray with foil and bake for about 2.5-3 hours, until very tender.

  7. During the last 5 minutes of cook time, mix together the barbeque sauce ingredients.
  8. Remove ribs from the oven, uncover the foil and brush them generously with the barbecue sauce mixture.

  9. Lastly, set the oven to broil, and bake them uncovered for an additional 5 to 10  minutes.

  10. Enjoy!
Calories: 581, Fat: 24g, Saturated Fat: 8g, Cholesterol: 98mg, Sodium: 1777mg, Potassium: 688mg, Carbohydrates: 61g, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 55g, Protein: 29g, Vitamin A: 32.1%, Vitamin C: 4.4%, Calcium: 11.8%, Iron: 15.6%

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