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Baby Back Barbecue Ribs

"Easy and delicious, seasoned baby back ribs are sealed in foil and cooked until tender, then finished on the grill with barbecue sauce."
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servings 572 cals
Original recipe yields 5 servings

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  1. Preheat grill to medium OR oven to 450 degrees F.
  2. Center half of ribs in single layer on each sheet of Reynolds Wrap(R) Heavy Duty Aluminum Foil. Combine brown sugar and seasonings; rub over ribs, turning to coat evenly.
  3. Bring up foil sides. Double fold top and one end to seal packet. Through open end, add 1/4 cup water or 3 to 4 ice cubes. Double fold remaining end, leaving room for heat circulation inside. Repeat to make two packets.
  4. TO GRILL: Place rib packets in covered grill and grill 45 to 60 minutes. Remove foil; place ribs on grill
  5. Brush ribs with barbecue sauce. CONTINUE GRILLING 10 to 15 minutes, brushing with sauce and turning every 5 minutes.
  6. TO BAKE: Place rib packets on a cookie sheet and bake in oven 45to 60minutes. Remove foil; place ribs on broiler pan. BRUSH ribs with barbecue sauce. BROIL 4to 5inches from broiler, 10to 15minutes, brushing with sauce and turning every 5minutes.


  • REYNOLDS KITCHENS TIP: Before placing steamed ribs on grill grate, line the grate with Reynolds Wrap® Non-Stick Foil to prevent the ribs from sticking. Make drainage holes with a grilling fork.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 572 calories; 35.6 g fat; 31.8 g carbohydrates; 29.3 g protein; 140 mg cholesterol; 962 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Absolutely delicious! I seasoned it long before it got cooked. Turned out perfect and hubby gave rave reviews on it.

This is the first time I have made BBQ ribs...well I should say I made them once before and they were so tough no one could eat them. This recipe was great and easy! The only problem I had was ...

Made these today! Used pork ribs and also used rub we bought at a National Rib Cook Off. I let set in frig for 2 hours. Put 1/4 c. apple juice instead of water and then cooked for one hour. Ne...

We made these Memorial Day, they were very easy to make and very tender. Followed the recipe exactly. Had them on the grill when I realized I was out of barbecue sauce so made my own using the T...

These were great and so, so good. I usually end up with tough ribs - just can't do it right. I started these in the oven, then finished them off with the sauce on the grill. Will do again, defin...

We baked these off in the oven last night and then broiled them. They turned out great. Moist and tender, but still stuck to the ribs just enough. We will be making these atleast once a month fr...

Good ribs, I baked in the oven on 320 for three hours (with the rub) and then BBQ'd with KC Masterpiece. Good. 45-60 min bake is nowhere near long enough.

So easy and so good! It was one of those times when we were planning to grill then realized were out of propane, looked up a baking recipe and loved it! Tis is a new favorite in my house!

I've used many recipes from this site but have never bothered to rate one before.... but this one is worth the effort. My rib loving family LOVED this recipe. I used baby back ribs and did the...