Some tender BBQ ribs

Tender BBQ ribs are a mouthwatering dish that’s sure to please any barbecue lover. Here’s a description:

 Achieving this level of tenderness requires slow cooking the ribs over low heat, allowing the collagen in the meat to break down and become incredibly tender.

**Smoky Flavor:** BBQ ribs are typically cooked using a smoking or grilling method, which imparts a delicious smoky flavor to the meat. The ribs may be smoked over wood chips or charcoal for several hours, allowing the meat to absorb the rich, smoky aroma and taste.

. BBQ sauce can vary widely in flavor, ranging from sweet and tangy to spicy and smoky. Some popular varieties include Kansas City-style, Memphis-style, and Texas-style BBQ sauces, each with its own unique flavor profile.

**Finger-Licking Good:** Eating tender BBQ ribs is a hands-on experience, with diners using their fingers to pull the meat off the bone and savor every delicious bite. The combination of tender meat, smoky flavor, and tangy barbecue sauce makes for a truly satisfying dining experience.

**Perfect for Gatherings:** BBQ ribs are a popular choice for gatherings and cookouts, as they can be cooked in large quantities and are sure to please a crowd. These sides complement the rich flavors of the ribs and provide a well-rounded meal.

With their irresistible flavor and fall-off-the-bone tenderness, they’re sure to be a favorite at any barbecue or gathering.

Ingredients:

Ribs:

  •  3 pounds baby back ribs 2 slabs
  •  2 onions sliced
  •  4 cloves garlic sliced

Rib rub (optional):

  •  1 tablespoon paprika
  •  1 tablespoon brown sugar
  •  ¾ teaspoon garlic powder
  •  ¾ teaspoon onion powder
  •  ½ teaspoon black pepper
  •  ½ teaspoon lemon pepper
  •  ½ teaspoon salt or to taste

Bbq sauce:

  •  ½ cup BBQ Sauce
  •  ½ cup chili sauce or additional BBQ sauce
  •  ¼ cup ketchup

Instructions:

 Preheat the oven to 275°F. Mix together Rib Rub ingredients if using.
 Remove the white membrane from the back side of the ribs (the side with less meat). It should pull off easily. Pat the ribs dry and check for little bone shards or pieces.
 Season the ribs with salt and pepper or sprinkle generously with the rub and massage it into the ribs.
 Place ribs on a foil-lined tray, the meaty side down, and cover with sliced onion and garlic.
 Cover & seal with another piece of foil.
 Bake ribs for 2 hours. Carefully open the corner of the sealed foil and pull a small piece of meat off to ensure the ribs are tender. If not, bake another 20-30 minutes and check again.
 Meanwhile, combine BBQ Rib Sauce ingredients together.
 Remove ribs and discard juices, onions & garlic. Brush ribs with olive oil and brush generously with BBQ sauce.
 Grill or broil over medium high heat 5-10 minutes or until charred.

 

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