Ribs – Full Rack

In America’s South, there are an almost endless variety of styles in which ribs are prepared. As far as technique goes, it’s just a simple 3 hour bake, 2 hours covered, one open. Couldn’t be easier.

Instructions based off 4 x 10-bone racks of pork ribs

Use additional ingredients of your choice:

  • Dry rub
  • Basting glaze

OR follow our basic ‘Kansas City Style Pork Ribs’ recipe below.

Click on each drop-down step below:

STEP 1

Preheat oven to 150°C. Season the ribs generously with salt and pepper, then rub with spice mix of choice. Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours.

STEP 2

Arrange the ribs on a lined oven tray and drizzle with oil. Cover with foil then bake for 2 hours.

STEP 3

Combine glaze ingredients of choice in a small saucepan and set over a high heat. Boil rapidly for 5 minutes, until thickened.

NOTE: If using a pre-made or purchased glaze, skip this step.

   

STEP 4

Remove the foil, then continue baking for 1 hour, basting from time to time with the glaze, until tender and glossy.

Steps in Motion: Basic Recipe

KANSAS CITY STYLE PORK RIBS

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 3 hours

  • 4 x 10-bone racks of pork ribs
  • sea salt flakes and freshly-ground black pepper
  • ½ cup dark brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons barbecue seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • ½ cup barbecue sauce
  • ½ cup molasses
  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 2 teaspoons cayenne pepper

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