a white platter with tender bbq ribs garnished with parsley

3 Step Fall Off the Bone Oven Baked Ribs

Delicious, tender, fall off the bone ribs that ANYBODY can master, all made in the oven!

Course american, bbq
Cuisine dinner, lunch
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Resting Time 10 minutes
Total Time 4 hours 10 minutes
Servings 5 people
899 kcal


  • 1 rack pork ribs

dry rub

  • 1 tbsp white sugar
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 2 tsp ground pepper
  • 1 tbsp granulated garlic
  • 2 tsp smoked paprika

BBQ Sauce

  • 2 cups bbq sauce I used Sweet Baby Rays & added 2 tbsp each fresh lime juice and honey


  1. Preheat oven to 275 degrees fahrenheit.

  2. Remove membrane from ribs. Rub ribs with dry rub on both sides. Place ribs in oven safe dish (casserole dish works well) with meat side up. Cover tightly with foil and bake for 3-4 hours, or until rib temperature reaches at least 190 degrees, but no more than 200 degrees.

  3. Remove ribs from oven. Baste with BBQ sauce, and broil at 525 degrees fahrenheit for 3-5 minutes to caramelize BBQ sauce. 

  4. Slice ribs and serve!

Recipe Notes

Tips to make these ribs delicious: 

Nutrition Facts
3 Step Fall Off the Bone Oven Baked Ribs
Amount Per Serving
Calories 899 Calories from Fat 486
% Daily Value*
Fat 54g83%
Saturated Fat 17g85%
Cholesterol 182mg61%
Sodium 3399mg142%
Potassium 942mg27%
Carbohydrates 63g21%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 50g56%
Protein 36g72%
Vitamin A 815IU16%
Vitamin C 0.8mg1%
Calcium 86mg9%
Iron 3.4mg19%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.