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Pork Ribs Recipes (19 Recipes, 3 Articles)

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Pig on a stick. Eat with your hands. Is there any food more fun? More delicious? The goal is complexity, balance, and great taste. Our recipes show you how to combine the best techniques known to make the ribs that will have your families and friends worshiping you. In Memphis, traditionalists swear that all you need is a dry rub. They skip the sauce. In parts of South Carolina the sauce is mostly mustard. Chinese restaurant ribs are a big hit in the US, while Czechs love theirs boiled with sauerkraut. And Padma Lakshmi, host of Top Chef on Bravo, likes hers in bed.

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sections of pork cuts diagram

Pork Cuts Explained

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Meathead, AmazingRibs.com Founder And BBQ Hall of Famer

How do you tell the difference between rib cuts? Learn all the names and characteristics of the different rib cuts and how to cook them.

Amazing Ribs Made Easy: A Downloadable Deep Dive

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Meathead, AmazingRibs.com Founder And BBQ Hall of Famer

Clint Cantwell, AmazingRibs.com President And BBQ Personality

Discover everything you need to know for preparing America's favorite food, pork ribs, with this comprehensive book. In it you'll find several tasty recipes, a glossary of rib terminology, a guide to prepping ribs including how to remove the membrane and trim them, recommended smokers and grills, and so much more.
Sauced rack of ribs on a tray

A Killer Smoked BBQ Ribs Recipe That Shames The 3-2-1 Method

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Meathead, AmazingRibs.com Founder And BBQ Hall of Famer

Mastering smoked ribs -- whether they are St. Louis style ribs, spare ribs, or baby back ribs -- with our comprehensive tutorial and recipe will make you a backyard all star.
Charlie Vergos Rendezvous

Need BBQ Ribs Fast? Check Out This Quick & Easy Rendezvous Ribs Recipe

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Meathead, AmazingRibs.com Founder And BBQ Hall of Famer

Charlie Vergos' Rendezvous is a Memphis BBQ staple and now you can create their signature dry rubbed ribs at home. In this quick and easy recipe, baby back ribs are cooked hot and fast over charcoal, basted constantly with a vinegary mop sauce, and then covered in their seasoning. In true Memphis fashion, there is no sauce on these dry rub ribs.
Sous vide and smoked ribs sliced and plated

Perfect Smoked Ribs Every Time With Sous-Vide-Que

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Clint Cantwell, AmazingRibs.com President And BBQ Personality

Create succulent ribs on the smoker or grill by marrying water and fire in this recipe for sous-vide-que St. Louis spare ribs. By starting them in a low and slow sous vide water bath, the ribs are rendered moist and tender before finishing them on the grill for that smoky flavor we all love in tradition BBQ ribs. Check out the recipe!
Cooked Tuscan pork ribs

Tuscan Marinated Ribs Griglia Recipe

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Meathead, AmazingRibs.com Founder And BBQ Hall of Famer

Ribs have never tasted better than with this tested recipe for Tuscan Marinated Ribs. In Italy pork on the grill, carne di maiale alla griglia, is extremely popular as are fresh herbs. This recipe features a flavorful herbed oil and vinegar marinade and roasting without smoke. The results are complex and exotic.
Sugar being melted on top of ribs with a torch

Candied BBQ Ribs Are Just Too Good To Pass Up

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Clint Cantwell, AmazingRibs.com President And BBQ Personality

Crunchy bruleed sugar adds an unexpected twist to traditional low and slow smoked spare ribs in this recipe for sweet and savory candied BBQ ribs. The ribs are smoked low and slow until mouthwateringly moist and tender before sprinkling the ribs with sugar then torch them until the sugar melts and browns for a crust.
Sliced maple glazed ribs

This Maple Glazed BBQ Ribs Recipe Will Make You The Boss Of Your Block

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Meathead, AmazingRibs.com Founder And BBQ Hall of Famer

Impress guests at your next BBQ and grilling cookout for this sweet and savory rib recipe starring a glaze of real maple syrup. The result is extremely tender, juicy, meat with a beautiful mirror like sheen from the glaze. We'd be shocked if these aren't the best ribs you've ever tasted.
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hoisin ribs

Hoisinful Nine Dragon Chinese Ribs Recipe

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Meathead, AmazingRibs.com Founder And BBQ Hall of Famer

Experience the best Asian-style ribs you have ever had with this recipe for Hoisinful Nine Dragon Chinese Ribs. Based on an amazing dish at a now defunct Chicago Chinese restaurant, meaty baby back ribs are marinated in flavorful hoisin sauce before being finished on the grill for a sweet and smoky blast of flavor.
A plate of ribs garnished with chopped scallions

Chinese Five Spice Ribs Have Incredible Flavor

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Meathead, AmazingRibs.com Founder And BBQ Hall of Famer

Perfectly flavored and smoked until tender, these Chinese five spice riblets are a sure fire hit for dinner or a mouthwatering party appetizer. In the recipe, the ribs are marinated and grilled but they can also be cooked in the deep fryer for extra crunch.
yakitori ribs

Japanese Yakitori Ribs Will Make Your Mouth Happy

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Meathead, AmazingRibs.com Founder And BBQ Hall of Famer

Japanese yakitori sauce is usually painted on chunks of grilled meat. But the sweet and salty combo makes fantastic yakitori ribs.
Char siu ribs in takeout container

This Chinatown Char Siu Ribs Recipe Tastes Great Cooked Indoors Or Out

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Meathead, AmazingRibs.com Founder And BBQ Hall of Famer

Everybody loves Chinese restaurant "BBQ" ribs. They have a distinct pork flavor, a glossy sheen that implies the sweet glaze beneath, and a glowing red-pink color that penetrates the surface. Here's a simple recipe for making Chinatown char siu ribs at home on your grill or in the oven featuring a flavorful marinade.
Saucing ribs with soy-ginger glaze

These Soy Ginger Glazed BBQ Ribs Will Knock Your Socks Off

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Clint Cantwell, AmazingRibs.com President And BBQ Personality

BBQ ribs get an Asian inspired makeover in this recipe for soy ginger glazed spare ribs. The flavor base for these Asian style smoked ribs comes from a dry rub of paprika mixed with five spice powder. The ribs are smoked low and slow until moist and tender then glazed with a sticky sweet soy and ginger BBQ sauce.
rib sandwich

Rib Sandwich Recipe: Kicks McRib In The Ribs

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Meathead, AmazingRibs.com Founder And BBQ Hall of Famer

Why wait for the McRib to return when you've got an amazing rib sandwich recipe? Learn more about the fabled McRib sandwich while creating one that takes it over the top. Ribs are smoked to perfection before the meat joins homemade pickles, caramelized onions, and custom BBQ sauce on a buttery brioche bun.
chopped smoked pork rib tips

Smoked Pork Rib Tips Are The Best Treats, No Tricks

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Clint Cantwell, AmazingRibs.com President And BBQ Personality

This simple smoked rib tips recipe makes the perfect snack, appetizer, or main course. The rib tip (a.k.a. brisket, costal cartilage, or break) is the triangular, cartilage-dotted slab of meat attached to the lower end of the sparerib. Seasoned with BBQ rub then slow smoked on the grill, these bites are a surefire hit.
Individual ribs, wrapped in bacon, shine on the grill

Bacon Wrapped Spare Ribs Will Blow Your Mind

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Dave Joachim, AmazingRibs.com Contributing Author

Just when you thought spare ribs couldn't get any better! The secret to this bacon wrapped spare ribs recipe is wrapping each rib in bacon. Rub, smoke, and glaze, and they're done! This simple but ridiculously awesome combo is easy to pull off and is certain to wow your guests.
Pork ribs being judged

Competition Ribs Recipe and Award Winning Tricks

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Clint Cantwell, AmazingRibs.com President And BBQ Personality

Perfect your competition ribs with these simple tips and a competition rib recipe. Trimmed ribs are seasoned with a flavorful BBQ dry rub before being smoked for several hours. Wrapping the ribs with butter and other ingredients ensure that they are moist, tender, and packed full of flavor for the competition judges.
Two teams testing ribs

Indoor Ribs: Use This Recipe For Smoked Ribs When You Can’t Get Outside

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Meathead, AmazingRibs.com Founder And BBQ Hall of Famer

Here's how to make indoor ribs in your oven that most folks will think you nursed for hours in the smoker. The tender, juicy meat and smoky flavor might fool you into thinking these ribs were cooked outdoors. This recipe shows you how it's done.
instant pot cooker

Tender And Juicy Slow Cooker Or Instant Pot Ribs

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Meathead, AmazingRibs.com Founder And BBQ Hall of Famer

If weather or other impediments prevent you from making the real thing outdoors, you can make pretty tasty ribs in a crockpot with this recipe. The idea is to braise the meat until very moist and tender, cooking the meat in a closed pot over a low temp in a flavorful liquid that covers the meat only about halfway.
separated ribs

The Best Stovetop Ribs: Arroz Con Costillas De Cerdo (Mexican Rice With Ribs Of Pig)

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Meathead, AmazingRibs.com Founder And BBQ Hall of Famer

This is a great stove-top recipe for pork ribs or chops swimming in a lush, juicy sauce on a bed of rice. Pork is a major constituent in the Mexican diet as are peppers, onions, tomatoes, and rice. This traditional old peasant dish uses them all and elevates itself from everyday fare to something truly special.
A pork rib in cross section

Blasphemy Ribs Are Controversial But Taste Amazing

A whole rack of BBQ ribs only has the bark and glaze on two sides. If you slice the rack into single ribs, you get maximum flavorful bark and glaze in every bite. With this smoked ribs recipe, you also get a pronounced smoke ring and they take less time to cook! Blasphemy? Yes. Delicious? Absolutely!
A plate of pork chops with mustard sauce

Mouthwatering Country Style Ribs Recipe

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Meathead, AmazingRibs.com Founder And BBQ Hall of Famer

Despite what the name implies, country-style ribs are actually pork chops that are cut from the front end of the baby backs near the shoulder. Ensure moist and flavorful country ribs every time with this recipe that calls for dry brining before smoking and searing on the grill for a deep smoky flavor before saucing.
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MRE pork rib

US Army MRE Menu 2 Pork Rib

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Meathead, AmazingRibs.com Founder And BBQ Hall of Famer

US Army MRE come in many flavors. Here's a look at the "Boneless Pork Rib".

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Published On: 4/24/2019 Last Modified: 6/12/2024

 

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