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Fall off the bone Baby Back Ribs
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5 from 2 votes

Awesome Baby Back Ribs

Juicy melt-in-your-mouth oven baked Baby Back Ribs are fall-off-the-bone awesome! 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time2 hrs 30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: awesome baby back ribs, baby back ribs recipe, barbeque ribs recipe, BBQ ribs, delicious baby back ribs, fall of the bone ribs, oven baked bbq ribs, oven baked ribs, sticky BBQ ribs
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 660kcal



  • 1 ½-2 kg baby back ribs
  • 6 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoon paprika powder
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper powder
  • 2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoon tomato paste
  • 1 ½ tablespoon olive oil or vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon cayenne pepper (optional) spicy


  • ½ cup soy sauce
  • 5 tablespoon brown sugar (adjust according to preference)
  • 3 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • ¼ cup water
  • 2 teaspoon cornstarch (add more for thicker sauce)
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon ketchup
  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1-2 piece bay leaves



  • Preheat oven to 180°C.
  • Peel off tough membrane that covers the underside/bony side of the ribs. Place on a foil, large enough to cover 1 rib (1 rib per foil).
  • Combine together rub ingredients; brown sugar, garlic powder, paprika, tomato paste, salt, pepper, olive oil. Rub seasoning over each ribs on both sides. Close the foil with ribs then bake at 180 for 1.5 hours.
  • Meanwhile, prepare the sauce ingredients by mixing all the ingredients in a sauce pan. cook on low heat until thick. Taste and adjust infredients according to preference.
  • After 1.5 hours, remove ribs from oven and open each foil carefully. Increase the oven temperature to 240°C, grill setting.
  • Baste each rib with BBQ sauce then return to oven. Baste ribs every 20 minutes.
  • Check after 1 hours for doneness. Continue to bake from 1 hour to 1½ hour until preferred doneness is achieved.
  • Serve hot! This is best served with mashed potatoes, steamed rice and/or french fries.