Melt in Your Mouth Barbecue Ribs (Oven) Recipe

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Sarah Mcfee
Sarah Mcfee
I am a stay at home mom of two boys, and have been married to my supportive husband for over 8 years. Cooking has always been a big part of my life since I was a child.

Prep: 15 mins

Cook: 3 hr

Yields: 6 Servings


  • 4 lbs pork ribs
  • 34 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon hickory smoke salt
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 12 teaspoon ground red pepper (optional)
  • 2 cups of your favorite barbecue sauce

Nutritional Info

Serving Size: 1
Calories 1229.3
Calories from Fat 692
Total Fat 77 g
Saturated Fat 27.9 g
Cholesterol 278 mg
Sodium 872.4 mg
Total Carbohydrate 59 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Sugars 48.5 g
Protein 71.2 g 


  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees f.
  2. Peel off tough membrane that covers the bony side of the ribs.
  3. Mix together the sugar and spices to make the rub.
  4. Apply rub to ribs on all sides.
  5. Lay ribs on two layers of foil, shiny side out and meaty side down.
  6. Lay two layers of foil on top of ribs and roll and crimp edges tightly, edges facing up to seal.
  7. Place on baking sheet and bake for 2-2 1/2 hours or until meat is starting to shrink away from the ends of the bone.
  8. Remove from oven.
  9. Heat broiler.
  10. Cut ribs into serving sized portions of 2 or 3 ribs.
  11. Arrange on broiler pan, bony side up.
  12. Brush on sauce.
  13. Broil for 1 or 2 minutes until sauce is cooked on and bubbly.
  14. Turn ribs over.
  15. Repeat on other side.
  16. Alternately, you can grill the ribs on your grill to cook on the sauce.



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