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Oh Yeah Sticky Beef Ribs

User Rating 5 Star Rating (2 Reviews)

By Sabrina Baksh

Beef Ribs on Grill

Beef Ribs on Grill

So delicious, this BBQ beef rib recipe will make you say "oh yeah," through the whole meal! The sauce is sweet, spicy, and slightly tart from the apple cider vinegar. Try this recipe at your next cookout and watch how your guests come back for more.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour, 45 minutes

Yield: Serves 4 to 6


  • For basting sauce:
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 1 cup barbecue sauce (your favorite brand)
  • 1/4 cup cola
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • Rib rub:
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 tablespoon salt
  • 1/2 tablespoon paprika
  • 1/2 tablespoon white pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Spike seasoning
  • 3 pounds beef ribs


To prepare sauce: combine all sauce ingredients in a saucepan. Let mixture come to a boil and then reduce and allow to simmer for 5 minutes. If sauce is too thick, add 2-3 tablespoons water. Remove sauce from heat and set aside.

To prepare ribs: take thawed ribs out of packaging and place in large pot with water. Par-boil the ribs for 5 minutes and remove them onto a baking sheet. You might need to do the ribs in batches since they can be so large. After ribs are par-boiled, apply rib rub to each side of ribs.

Preheat grill. Place beef ribs on grill and cook over medium-low heat. Turn and baste ribs every 15 minutes, until finished cooking, about an 1 1/2 hours. Remove from heat and serve immediately.

Spike Seasonings is a specific brand of Seasoned Salt.

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 5 out of 5
Best BBQ Ribs, Member JoshPowers

I love good bbq ribs, and I had yet to find a recipe I was totally satisfied with that wouldn't take my 5 hours to make. This recipe is it. I LOVED it..and so did all of my family and friends. The recipe calls for the ribs to be on the grill for at least 90 minutes ,but I'll be honest..I took them off after 45 minutes and they were FINE. Totally cooked through and still tender and juicy. I probably could have cooked them a little slower, but it was fine. I would recommend this recipe to anyone. It's great!

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