How to Barbeque Beef Ribs 

Learn how to barbeque beef ribs on outdoor grills or in barbeque smokers for some of summer’s best eating. Whether you are in your backyard, camping or a picnic in the park, these bbq recipes are always delicious. Whether you are cooking ribs plain or lathering them with a delicious finger licking sauce, they are always the highlight to any summer cook out.


You can learn how to barbeque beef ribs by many methods such as on the grill from cooking them in a basket, placing them in a pan or laying them directly on the  rack. Many people choose to partially cook the ribs to render out some of the fat and to save time in the grilling process.


If you learn how to barbeque beef ribs with direct exposure to the source of heat as in grilling is man’s modern version of the oldest culinary technique.


Whether you like the ribs grilled without sauce soaking in the flavor of the fire so you want to gnaw at the bones or if you like to sop up every bit of a “finger licking” sauce, this is barbeque at its best.

BARBEQUE BEEF SHORT RIBS RECIPE

  • 3 Pounds short ribs cut into pieces
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • ¼ Teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • ½ Teaspoon salt
  • ½ Cup vinegar
  • Water
  • ¼ Cup cooking oil
  • 2 Tablespoons vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 Package dried onion soup mix (1 ½ ounces)
  • ¼ Teaspoon hot pepper seasoning

Place ribs in a large kettle; add bay leaf, black pepper, salt, ½ cup vinegar and enough water to cover the ribs.

Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer for 60 minutes or until ribs are slightly tender.

Combine and mix a basting sauce in a saucepan with the oil, 2 Tablespoons vinegar, brown sugar, onion soup mix and hot pepper seasoning; bring to a boil stirring.

Grill meat 5 inches from prepared coals 10 minutes on each side basting frequently.


HOW TO BARBEQUE BEEF RIBS

  • 4 Pounds beef ribs cut into pieces
  • 1 Onion quartered
  • 2 Teaspoons salt
  • ¼ Teaspoon black pepper
  • Water
  • ¾ Cup cider vinegar
  • ½ Teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1 Tablespoon chopped onion
  • 1 Tablespoon brown sugar
  • ¼ Cup Worcestershire sauce
  • ½ Cup catsup
  • ¼ Cup chili sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 Clove minced garlic
  • Dash cayenne

In a large kettle combine ribs with quartered onion, salt and pepper; add water to cover.

Bring ribs to a boil, reduce heat and simmer covered with lid until ribs are very tender. (about 1 hour)

Combine in saucepan the vinegar, dry mustard, chopped onion, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, catsup, chili sauce, lemon juice and garlic to make barbeque sauce.

Simmer sauce for 1 hour stirring occasionally; add cayenne.

Roast ribs about 6 inches from the prepared coals, brushing several times with the barbeque sauce.


HOW TO BARBEQUE BEEF RIBS with spicy barbeque sauce recipe

How to Barbeque Beef Ribs with a Spicy SauceHow to Barbeque Beef Ribs with a Spicy Sauce
  • 5 Pounds beef ribs cut into pieces
  • 1 Medium chopped onion
  • 3 Cloves minced garlic
  • 2 Tablespoon cooking oil
  • 1 Can (15 ounces) tomato sauce
  • ½ Cup red wine
  • ¼ Cup brown sugar
  • ½ Teaspoon salt
  • ½ Teaspoon dry mustard
  • ½ Teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ Teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1/8 Teaspoon black pepper

Arrange ribs in a shallow glass dish, cover with plastic wrap and microwave for 15 minutes.

Sautee onion and garlic in hot oil in a large heavy skillet.

Add in the skillet and stir in tomato sauce, red wine, brown sugar, salt, dry mustard, chili powder, hot pepper sauce and black pepper.

Heat mixture to a boil, reduce heat and simmer covered for 20 minutes.

Oil grill lightly and place ribs over medium hot coals.

Cook ribs until tender basting often with sauce.

Spicy Barbeque Sauce for Beef RibsSpicy Barbeque Sauce for Beef Ribs

HOW TO BARBEQUE BEEF RIBS RECIPE with honey mustard marinade recipe

  • 1 Cup butter
  • 1 Bunch finely chopped green onions including tops
  • 1 Small yellow onion finely chopped
  • 4 Cloves minced garlic
  • 4 Tablespoons prepared mustard
  • 4 Tablespoons honey
  • ½ Teaspoon liquid smoke
  • 1 Teaspoon lemon pepper
  • 1 Teaspoon brown sugar
  • 5 Pounds beef ribs

Combine butter, onions and garlic in saucepan; cook over low heat 15 minutes or until onions are tender.

Remove from heat and add mustard, honey, liquid smoke, lemon pepper and sugar.

Grill ribs over medium hot coals covered with lid 30 to 35 minutes or until meat is tender.

Brush ribs generously while cooking.

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