Fall Off The Bone Grilled Pork Ribs

Fall Off The Bone Grilled Pork Ribs

Rubbed with a mild homemade spice blend, slow roasted in the oven and finished on the grill this foolproof method ensures perfect ribs every time.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword barbeque, bbq, pork, ribs
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours 10 minutes
resting 5 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 25 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 1105kcal
Author Tristin Rieken


  • 6 pounds baby back pork ribs 2 racks

Pork Rub Seasoning Blend

  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon cumin powder
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 2 teaspoons dried mustard powder


  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees Farenheit.
  • Pat ribs dry with paper towels.
  • Cut 4 large pieces of aluminum foil for each rack of ribs, place two vertical and two horizontal and place a rack of ribs in the middle.
  • Season each rack with 1/2 cup of seasoning blend and rub all over top and bottom. 
  • Bring sides of foil up and seal tightly, then repeat with the other rack of ribs.
  • Place both racks on a baking sheet and place in preheated oven. Or refrigerate up to 24 hours.
  • Bake until fork tender, about 2 hours. Then either grill immediately or cool and refrigerate until ready to serve, up to 3 days in advance.
  • When ready to serve heat grill to medium. Remove ribs from foil and place on grill, meaty side down. Top with barbecue sauce or leave dry and cook until warmed through with grill marks, about 10 minutes. Flipping halfway through.
  • Transfer to a cutting board and let rest a few minutes. Then cut between bones and serve with additional barbecue sauce on the side.


Calories: 1105kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 84g | Fat: 72g | Saturated Fat: 25g | Cholesterol: 296mg | Sodium: 2167mg | Potassium: 1284mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 1596IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 210mg | Iron: 7mg