Pop Ribs into the Oven for a Tasty Effect
It is not just grilling that can make your ribs flavorful and juicy, with that fall-off-the-bone
goodness. You may also achieve the same result by baking. Here is a step-by-step guideline
on how to cook delicious oven baked ribs:
Step 1: Preheat your oven. The temperature should be 250 degrees Fahrenheit.
Step 2: Wash your ribs. You may cook them whole or in a slab about 2-5 pieces per cut. Just
make sure that you cut them evenly.
Step 3: Rub some salt and pepper onto the ribs. Then, you may arrange it into a roasting pan.
If you are cooking slabs, you need to make sure that they do not overlap. You must also be
reminded that when arranging ribs to cook in the oven, you must place them meat side up.
Step 4: Cover the roasting pan completely with a lid or foil. You are now ready to put it into
Step 5: Check your meat after about two hours. If it looks like it is almost done, you may now
pour in a liquid marinade, featuring your favorite seasonings. If you want, you may also pick
up a bottle of your favorite barbecue sauce from the grocery store and use it to coat your ribs.
Step 6: Putt back the lid or foil and put back the roasting pan inside the oven to finish the
Step 7: After another hour or so, your ribs are ready. You may check their doneness using a
meat thermometer. The minimum internal temperature must be 155 degrees.
Step 8: Allow the ribs to rest for a few minutes before serving.
Although the cooking time and waiting time is quite too long, you would not get disappointed
with the result. If you are preparing this dish for dinner, it is quite ideal that you start right
after lunch. That way, you will have plenty of time to allow the ribs to cook slowly and
While learning how to cook ribs>, you may also check out what side dishes you can make to
go along this recipe. Baked beans and baked potatoes are good. You may also prepare a light
salad to complement the dish. You may also use the drippings of the ribs to create your side
dish. Put in some vegetables along the sides while the ribs are cooking so they cook at the
Since you have lots of time to wait for the meat to cook, you may do your side dishes in
between. If you are making a salad, prepare it when you are already on the second phase of
cooking. That will help keep your salad fresh.