Bar "b" Barn Ribs

Recipe by Nat Da Brat
READY IN: 4hrs 20mins




  • In a large saucepan or stock pot, cover ribs with cold water; add thyme, salt, pepper, bay leaf, celery and onion.
  • Bring to gentle boil; cover, reduce heat and simmer for about 45 minutes or until ribs are tender.
  • Remove ribs place in shallow glass dish.
  • Set aside.
  • (Strain cooking liquid and refrigerate or freeze to use as soup stock).
  • Sauce.
  • In small saucepan, combine all the sauce ingredients, bring to gentle boil; reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes to blend flavors.
  • Let cool.
  • Cut strips of ribs into serving portions of 3 to 4 ribs.
  • Pour sauce all over ribs in dish and marinate for 3 to 4 hours in refrigerator or for 30 minutes at room temperature.
  • Remove ribs from sauce, reserving any remaining sauce.
  • Cook ribs on greased grill over medium-hot coals or medium setting, turning and brushing occasionally with reserved sauce, for about 20 minutes or until meat is browned.
  • NOTE:Double the sauce recipe for lots of basting sauce.