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Oven Barbecue Ribs Recipe

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. 

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Oven Barbecue Ribs, Ribs
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 10 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 581 kcal
Author Catalina Castravet



  • 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


  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!
Nutrition Facts
Oven Barbecue Ribs
Amount Per Serving
Calories 581 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Fat 24g37%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 98mg33%
Sodium 1777mg77%
Potassium 688mg20%
Carbohydrates 61g20%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 55g61%
Protein 29g58%
Vitamin A 1605IU32%
Vitamin C 3.6mg4%
Calcium 118mg12%
Iron 2.8mg16%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.