Baby Back Ribs Recipes

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Ribs are a staple of summer, whether cooked on the grill or in the oven. This page contains recipes for baby back ribs.


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So easy.



Preheat grill to high heat.

Combine cumin, chili powder, paprika, salt, and pepper in a small lidded jar and shake to mix.

Sprinkle as much of the spice mix on to both sides of the ribs as desired but do not rub the spices heavily in to the ribs. If you have extra spice leftover, store it for future use.

If you do not have a drip pan for your grill you can make one with aluminum foil to prevent flare-ups. Lay ribs on the grill. Reduce heat to low, close lid, and leave undisturbed for 1 hour. Brush ribs with the barbecue sauce and grill an additional 5 minutes.


By Deeli from Richland, WA

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My friend brought me a big rack of ribs before heading out of town. As it's so hot in Southern California, I decided to make them outside on the outdoor griddle. This was super easy to do and I barely had to tend to them. I gave it a spice rub, put it on the heat, flipped it once, then brushed it with my favourite barbecue sauce. They were perfect!

You can use a grill or an oven for this in the same amount of time, using the same heat.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 65 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes


  • 1 Tbsp chili powder
  • 1 Tbsp ground cumin
  • 1 Tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 Tbsp paprika
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 lb rack of back pork ribs
  • 2/3 cup barbecue sauce


  1. In a bowl, mix the chili powder, cumin, garlic, and paprika together.
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  3. Use a sharp knife to cut the membrane between each rib on the back.
  4. Sprinkle some salt and pepper and the spice rub mixture onto the ribs. Repeat on other side.
  5. Place in medium-high heat and cook for about 30 minutes.
  6. Flip it over and cook another 30 minutes.
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  8. Slather on your barbecue sauce and cook for 5 minutes longer. Serve immediately.
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Preheat grill for high heat. In a small jar, combine cumin, chili powder, paprika, salt, and pepper. Close the lid and shake to mix.

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January 17, 2008

Adjust oven rack to 6 inches from broiler. Preheat broiler to high. Line large shallow baking pan with heavy-duty aluminum foil.

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