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oven baked country style ribs on plate with barbecue sauce

Boneless Country Style Pork Ribs Recipe

Melt-in-your-mouth tender, bathed in a sweet and tangy homemade barbecue sauce, these country style pork ribs are truly something special! 
4.65 from 14 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 45 mins
Total Time 1 hr 55 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 358 kcal

Equipment

  • Roasting pan or 9X13 baking pan
  • foil
  • medium saucepan

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 2 TB Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 TB brown sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp dry mustard
  • 1/8 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 clove garlic chopped
  • 2-3 lbs country style pork ribs

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 500°F.
  • Combine all the ingredients except the pork ribs in a saucepan. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
    cooking homemade barbecue sauce in saucepan
  • Place ribs in bottom of a roasting pan or 9X13 baking pan.
    boneless ribs in dutch oven pot
  • Pour sauce over the meat.
    cooking country style pork ribs in oven
  • Cover the pan with foil and bake at 500 degrees for 10 minutes.
  • Reduce heat to 325 degrees and bake for an additional 1 to 1 ½ hours. Check them at the 45-minute mark and turn them in the sauce.
  • When the ribs are tender, remove the foil and cook for 15 minutes without the foil, just enough to slightly reduce and thicken the sauce.
    oven baked country style pork ribs in sauce
  • Ribs are done when the meat is tender and pulls apart easily.
  • Remove the BBQ ribs from the sauce to serve. The sauce can be put in a small bowl to serve on the side.

Notes

This recipe calls for Country Style Pork Ribs. The ones I bought most recently were mostly boneless, but a few had bones. They are in the meat section with other pork cuts.
I made my recipe with 2 ½ pounds of ribs and this amount of sauce was plenty. You could probably cook up to 3 ½ pounds with this amount of sauce.
This is a very mild BBQ sauce—not a bit spicy and not too sweet.
At first, it will seem like a lot of vinegar. Don’t worry, it will evaporate and just leave a bit of flavor.

Nutrition

Calories: 358kcalCarbohydrates: 16gProtein: 29gFat: 18gSaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 109mgSodium: 1035mgPotassium: 675mgFiber: 1gSugar: 14gVitamin A: 192IUVitamin C: 4mgCalcium: 55mgIron: 2mg
Keyword barbecue, bbq, dinner, pork
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