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Mouth Watering Pork Rib Recipe

Updated on July 2, 2017
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Pork Ribs-A Family Favorite Meal

For years I would always boil pork ribs before doing anything with them. Then one day I decided to skip the boiling process all together and see how they'd turn out. My family now raves about my ribs, and they insist that they are better than Montana's Cookhouse.

The following recipe can be made in your oven or on your barbecue grill. I guarantee the meat will fall off the bones if you follow all the steps below.

With the ribs I served steamed green beans, along with a Caesar Salad..

Photo Credit: All the photos you see here are the property of the author Susan Zutautas. Please do not borrow or copy them without first getting written permission.

Preparing the pork ribs
Preparing the pork ribs

This recipe will feed how many?

When I say that this recipe will feed 4 people please keep in mind that 3 of these people are grown men with hearty appetites.

  • Prep time: 5 min
  • Cook time: 1 hour 55 min
  • Ready in: 2 hours
  • Yields: 4 - 6 People

Ingredients

  • 4 -5 pounds of pork side or back ribs
  • Spices that you like or a spice rub (I used garlic powder and Slap Ya Mama Cajun Seasoning)
  • Your favorite BBQ sauce (I used a honey garlic sauce)
  • 1/4 cup of water

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 280 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Line a large roasting pan with aluminum foil. (This will make clean up much easier)
  3. Place each rack of ribs into the bottom of the pan.
  4. Season the ribs and add 1/4 cup of water to the bottom of the roasting pan.
  5. Cover the roasting pan with aluminum foil.
  6. Place the ribs into the oven on the middle rack.
  7. Cook for 2 hours.
  8. Remove the ribs from the oven and place onto a broiler pan.
  9. Turn your oven on to broil, and place the oven rack on the second level from the top.
  10. Slather the ribs in BBQ sauce making sure to completely cover them.
  11. Pop them under the broiler for ten minutes.
  12. Serve and Enjoy!
5 stars from 1 rating of Fall Off The Bone Pork Rib Recipe
Slap Ya Mama Original Blend Seasoning, 8 oz
Slap Ya Mama Original Blend Seasoning, 8 oz

If you've never had this spice, you don't know what you're missing.

 

BBQ sauce, spices and kitchen tools I used to make this recipe.

When I'm not in a hurry I will make my own BBQ sauce, but I find the store bought ones can be quite tasty. If you've never used Slap Ya Mama seasoning spice I highly recommend it. It's a favorite spice of mine. I find the silicone basting brushes easy to clean and long lasting. Tongs are a handy tool for this recipe for removing the ribs off of the broiling pan. I use mine for salads too.

Photo Tutorial - Honey Garlic Pork Ribs

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Place your ribs into a lined roasting pan. Add spices and water. Cover and let the ribs cook in a slow oven for 2 hours.Remove ribs from the roasting pan and place on a broiler pan.Slather the ribs in BBQ sauce making sure to cover them well with the sauce. Pop under the broiler for 5-10 minutes.Ribs are cooked and ready to enjoy.
Place your ribs into a lined roasting pan. Add spices and water. Cover and let the ribs cook in a slow oven for 2 hours.
Place your ribs into a lined roasting pan. Add spices and water. Cover and let the ribs cook in a slow oven for 2 hours.
Remove ribs from the roasting pan and place on a broiler pan.
Remove ribs from the roasting pan and place on a broiler pan.
Slather the ribs in BBQ sauce making sure to cover them well with the sauce. Pop under the broiler for 5-10 minutes.
Slather the ribs in BBQ sauce making sure to cover them well with the sauce. Pop under the broiler for 5-10 minutes.
Ribs are cooked and ready to enjoy.
Ribs are cooked and ready to enjoy.

Roasting and Broiler Pans

Granite Ware 0534-6 19-Inch Perfect Open Roaster with Flat Rack
Granite Ware 0534-6 19-Inch Perfect Open Roaster with Flat Rack

This is the perfect roaster for making this rib recipe. You can easily stack the racks of ribs on top of each other if you're feeding a crowd.

 

Dinner is Ready - Let's Eat!

Pork ribs, Caesar Salad, Steamed green beans
Pork ribs, Caesar Salad, Steamed green beans

“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.”

— Virginia Woolf
Caesar Salad with tomatoes
Caesar Salad with tomatoes

Side Dish Suggestions

There are so many side dishes that would go well with ribs. Here are some suggestion if you need them.

Salads; Caesar, Garden, Coleslaw, Spring Mix, Potato, Three bean, & Macaroni

Vegetables; Corn on the Cob, Steamed Green Beans, Broccoli or Cauliflower, Asparagus

Potato Dishes; Baked, Fries, Pan Fried Potatoes, Garlic Potatoes, Mashed Potatoes

Rice Dishes; Fried Rice, Steamed Rice, Rice Casserole

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      TipsForMoms 3 years ago

      Your lens made my hungry for pork ribs but I'm too lazy to make one. LOL! Nice lens!

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      Susan Zutautas 3 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      @TipsForMoms: Thank you!

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      TanoCalvenoa 3 years ago

      Thanks for this recipe, I've occasionally thought of making this but never bothered to find out how.

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      tonyleather 3 years ago

      Sounds like a very tasty dish!

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      Susan Zutautas 3 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      @tonyleather: Thanks!

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