Simple Country Ribs


Ribs are boiled in barbeque sauce before grilling to produce extra tender, extra flavorful results!

close up view of Simple Country Ribs on a platter with an American flag design
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 10 mins


  • 2 ½ pounds pork spareribs

  • 2 (18 ounce) bottles barbeque sauce

  • 1 onion, quartered

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper


  1. Place spareribs in a large stockpot; add barbeque sauce, onion, salt, and pepper. Pour in enough water to cover the ribs. Bring to a low boil and simmer for 40 minutes.

  2. Preheat an outdoor grill for high heat and lightly oil the grate.

  3. Transfer spareribs onto the preheated grill, reserving the cooking liquid. Cook, basting with reserved cooking liquid often and turning frequently, until nicely browned, about 20 minutes.


The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the boil ingredients. The actual amount of the boil consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

882 Calories
38g Fat
94g Carbs
36g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 882
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 38g 49%
Saturated Fat 14g 69%
Cholesterol 150mg 50%
Sodium 3518mg 153%
Total Carbohydrate 94g 34%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 67g
Protein 36g
Vitamin C 4mg 20%
Calcium 96mg 7%
Iron 3mg 17%
Potassium 965mg 21%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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