Beth's Melt in Your Mouth Barbecue Ribs (Oven)

Recipe by BETHANY T.
READY IN: 3hrs 15mins




  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with two layers of foil, shiny side out.
  • Peel off tough membrane that covers the bony side of the ribs.
  • Season the ribs on both sides with salt and pepper. If using, divide the Hickory liquid smoke evenly over the ribs.
  • In a medium bowl, combine the light brown sugar, paprika, garlic powder and ground red pepper. Apply the rub to all sides of the ribs.
  • Lay ribs on the prepared baking sheet, meaty side down. BONE SIDE DOWN FOR GRILLING!
  • Lay two layers of foil on top of ribs and roll and crimp edges tightly, edges facing up to seal.
  • Transfer to the oven and = bake for 2-2 1/2 hours or until meat is starting to shrink away from the ends of the bone.
  • Remove from oven.
  • Heat broiler.
  • Cut ribs into serving sized portions of 2 or 3 ribs.
  • Arrange on broiler pan, bony side up.
  • Brush on sauce.
  • Broil for 1 or 2 minutes until sauce is cooked on and bubbly.
  • Turn ribs over.
  • Repeat on other side.
  • Alternately, you can grill the ribs on your grill to cook on the sauce.