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Glazed BBQ Ribs in the Oven on a plate
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How to Make BBQ Ribs in the Oven

Cooking BBQ ribs in the oven can be just as delicious as outdoors and not very hard at all. These ribs are tender, sticky and delicious! Your friends and family won't be able to get enough of them!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time2 hrs 45 mins
Total Time2 hrs 55 mins
Course: Main
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2
Calories: 550kcal



  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Remove the membrane from under the ribs using a spoon to slide between the membrane and a bone to loosen it up and then pull off the membrane with a napkin in your hand for grip.
  • Once this is done the meat can be seasoned with your favorite dry rub or simply some salt.
  • Wrap the ribs in foil, place on a baking sheet and set in the oven for two hours.
  • After two hours, unwrap ribs, discard the juice and foil.
  • Flip ribs upside down and slather the bottom generously with BBQ sauce. Turn on the broiler and set BBQ ribs underneath until the sauce has thickened.
  • Flip ribs back upright and add a generous amount of sauce to the top of the ribs and place back under broiler. Continuing to lacquer with additional sauce every few minutes until a hot sticky bark is formed to your liking. Approximately 30 minutes (but feel free to do it longer)
  • Once lacquered, let the ribs rest for 15 minutes prior to slicing and serving.


Remeber to keep an eye on the ribs while they are under the broiler. BBQ sauce will burn fast!
IF YOU LIKED THIS RECIPE check out my 3-2-1 Ribs Method too.


Calories: 550kcal