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How to Make Perfect Ribs on the Grill
I love cooking on the grill and one of my favorite meals to cook is bbq ribs. Perfecting this method has taken a lot of practice and my family has had to eat quite a few chewy and not so pleasant meals bbq ribs in the past.
Thankfully, for all of us, I have learned a few tricks over the years on how to cook the perfect ribs on the grill and I am excited to share them with you.
Start by Cooking the BBQ Ribs in Oven
Now, this may come as a surprise to most of you because the title of this post is perfect ribs on the grill and we will get to that part at the end of this recipe, but not just yet. I always start by cooking my bbq ribs in the oven because it is easier and doesn’t require me to monitor my grill for hours while they slowly cook. You can achieve the same results if you were to cook your ribs on the grill for the entire process but this requires monitoring the temperature and keeping an eye on your grill so you don’t start a fire.
The best way to make sure that your bbq ribs are tender and falling off of the bone is to buy baby back ribs, then cooking them for 2 hours at 350 degrees. You can do this on your grill but once again, an oven is simpler and this is the method I would recommend.
I start by wrapping my bbq ribs in foil and sprinkling them with my favorite seasonings. After they have cooked for 2 hours, I transfer them to the grill. Keep them in the foil and cook for another 20 minutes. I enjoy a crisp outside so after cooking the ribs on the grill for 20 minutes, I remove them from the foil and place them directly on the grill.
Be careful to not spill the liquid onto your flames, nobody needs that kind of mess to deal with. Allow the ribs to crisp for about 5-10 minutes, depending on how crispy you want the outside of your ribs to be, then slather bbq sauce on the ribs.
Allow the slathered ribs to cook for another 5 minutes and then serve immediately.
How to Serve the Perfect Ribs on the Grill
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I hope you enjoy my tips for cooking ribs on the grill, no matter if you cook them in the oven or on the grill the whole time, I guarantee these will be the most tender bbq ribs you have ever had.
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- 1 Rack of Baby Back Ribs
- 1 teaspoon Garlic Powder
- 1 teaspoon Onion Powder
- 1 teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
- dash Salt
- dash Pepper
- 1/2 cup BBQ Sauce
- Place a rack of baby back ribs in aluminum foil. Place on top of baking dish. Sprinkle seasonings on top. Cook for 2 hours in the oven at 350 degrees. Remove from oven and cook on grill set at about 350 degrees for 20 minutes. Remove from foil and place on grates, cook for 5-10 minutes depending on level of crisp desired. Cover with bbq sauce and cook for another 5 minutes and serve.