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Top 10 Rib Recipes

The Most Popular and Best Rib Recipes at Barbecue & Grilling


Ribs are one of the most popular foods for the grill or smoker. Problem is that ribs need special care to get them right. These Rib Recipes help you learn how to keep it low and slow to make great ribs whether you are cooking Beef Ribs or Pork Ribs. Once you have the basics of grilling or smoking ribs you can pick our your own rib rubs, barbecue sauces and marinades.

1. Kansas City Ribs

Tray of Kansas city-style barbecue whole pork barbecued spare ribs.
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If you're in the good a sweet, sticky, delicious pork rib recipe, then Kansas City Ribs are what you're looking for! These pork ribs really are the best BBQ Ribs.

2. BBQ Beef Ribs

BBQ Beef Ribs
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This is an easy way to prepare delicious, sticky beef ribs on your grill. Remember that the secret to indirect grilling is to make sure that the food doesn't get any direct heat at all. You will need to rotate the ribs occasionally to evenly cook them.

3. Memphis Style Ribs

If you're looking for that authentic Memphis style flavor, look no further. This rib recipe combines a fantastic rub with a delicious sauce, to produce the tastiest set of ribs you've ever had.

4. Slow Grilled Beef Ribs

The secret to great beef ribs is to cook them slow. This makes it tender and flavorful. You should probably use a drip pan to prevent flare-ups.

5. Barbecue Spareribs

This is a good, basic method for making barbecue ribs. If you are just starting out, or looking for something simple, this recipe is the one for you.

6. Oh Yeah Sticky Beef Ribs

Beef Ribs on Grill

This sticky beef rib recipe is so delicious it'll 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.

7. Chicago-Style BBQ Baby Back Ribs

These ribs are mouth watering good. If you're throwing a huge cookout, this is the recipe to use. It calls for ten racks of ribs! You can always alter the recipe if you're making a smaller quantity.

8. Smoked Beef Ribs

Smoked Beef Ribs
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This is the most basic method for producing smoked beef ribs. These hearty bones need time to render their fat, but keep the temperature low so the meat will remain tender.

9. Baby Back Ribs (Slow Cooker)

Baby Back Ribs (Slow Cooker)
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These baby back ribs might not be bathed in smoke, but they still a lot of flavor. This slow cooked recipe will give you a great set of ribs even if can't prepare it outdoors.

10. Carolina Ribs with Red Pepper Sauce

These ribs are coated with a Carolina style rub and basted with a tangy red pepper sauce.

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