These Baby Back Ribs are the best ever! Marinated for 8 hours in a to die for dry rub and then slow roasted in the oven on low for 3-4 hours. Finished off on the BBQ where they are smothered in barbecue sauce. So tender these ribs literally melt in your mouth on the first bite.
Clean ribs, trim any excess fat and remove membrane from back of ribs.
In a medium bowl combine sugar, salt, ground pepper, paprika, cayenne pepper and garlic powder. Mix well.
Coat each rack of rib top and bottom with dry rub mixture massaging in so it is evenly and well coated. Stack in a large foil roasting pan and cover with foil to let sit in fridge for at least 8 hours.
Preheat oven to 275 F and bake covered with foil for 3-4 hours or until ribs are tender and start to fall apart when prodded with a fork. Depending on the cut of the ribs it may take a little longer to get to this level of tenderness.
When tender remove from oven. Preheat BBQ to medium heat.
BBQ ribs a few minutes each side basting with Sweet Baby Ray's Barbecue Sauce or your sauce of choice. Be careful not to let them sit for long because the sugar in the sauce may burn.
Remove from barbecue and serve immediately.
Prepare the ribs with the dry rub the night before and let rest in the fridge overnight for a minimum of 8 hours before cooking.If using back ribs or any other larger rib adjust the cooking time for an extra hour or so to allow them to cook longer and become more tender.StorageStore any leftovers in the fridge tightly covered for up to 2 days. Warm up on the grill with more BBQ sauce or in the microwave.