Basic Pork Ribs ~ Simple Recipe




Basic Pork Ribs


BBQ Ribs 13


  • 3lbs Side or Back Pork Ribs

  • 1Tbsp Freshly Ground Pepper

  • 1 tsp Red Pepper Flakes

  • 2tsp Dried Thyme Leaves

  • 1 to 2 cups of Your Favourite BBQ Sauce




In a small bowl, mix together black pepper, red pepper flakes and thyme. Sprinkle over ribs and place on a baking sheet with meaty side up.

Add hot water to the baking sheets to give about 1/4 inch depth.

Cover baking sheet with foil and place in oven.

Bake at 325 oF until meat begins to recede from rib tips. (about an hour for back ribs and 2 hours for side ribs)

Remove the ribs and discard liquid from tray.



Follow these instructions for what way of cooking you wish to use.



  • Increase oven to 450 oF.

  • Brush BBQ sauce on one side of the ribs and cook for about 5 mins or until sauce is bubbly and golden-brown.

  • Turn ribs over and brush on remaining BBQ sauce and cook for 5 more mins.


  • Place ribs on a medium-low heat and grill for 15 mins brushing BBQ sauce and turning occasionally.


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  1. Victoria Ess
    May 14, 2014 / 8:31 am
    These look so tasty!
  2. Lynda Cook
    May 16, 2014 / 8:06 am
    Nothing beats great delicious grilled pork ribs, ah I can't wait to get the fire going and grill some up over the open flame, mmmmm
  3. Treen Goodwin
    May 21, 2014 / 3:53 pm
    I love ribs , and your recipe sounds delish , thanks for sharing , i will be trying it out real soon :)

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