BBQ Ribs Recipe

Easy, tender, juicy, and finger-licking delicious BBQ ribs are one of the best meals you can make for a summer picnic or party. They are everyone’s favorite feast and are surprisingly simple to make with the right recipe.

BBQ Ribs Recipe


  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 tbsp. sea salt
  • 3 tbsp. smoked paprika
  • 1 tbsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp. dry mustard
  • 1 tbsp. black pepper
  • 3 slabs of baby back pork ribs
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil


  1. Mix dry ingredients together.
  2. Rub 3 slabs of baby back pork ribs w/ 2 tbsps. olive oil, then coat w/ dry rub mixture.
  3. Stack ribs together and wrap tightly w/ plastic wrap; place on baking sheet and chill for 8 hours.
  4. Preheat grill to 350 degrees on one side, keeping other side unlit.
  5. Stack ribs, one on top of the other (meat side up) and grill covered for 2 hours on the unlit side of the grill (rotate slabs every 40 minutes).
  6. Reduce temperature to 250 degrees, unstack ribs placing side by side on unlit side of grill, and cook another 30 minutes.
  7. Remove ribs from grill and let rest for 10 minutes before serving.