Real Recipes From Real Home Cooks ®

fall off the bone baby-back ribs

(7 ratings)
Recipe by
Jenny Moretz
Pinnacle, NC

I was so tired of going to restaurants and being disappointed by their failed attempt of "fall off the bone ribs" so I experimented with several techniques until I perfected this fool-proof recipe! Be prepared to be amazed how simple and delicious this recipe is!! It is sure to be a family favorite!!

(7 ratings)
yield 4 to 6
prep time 15 Min
cook time 4 Hr

Ingredients For fall off the bone baby-back ribs

  • 2
    full racks of baby back ribs
  • 1/2 c
    yellow mustard
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1 bottle
    sweet baby ray's bbq sauce
  • saran wrap
  • heavy duty aluminum foil
  • hickory or mesqite chips (optional)

How To Make fall off the bone baby-back ribs

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 275 degrees.
  • 2
    Place a pan of water (and chips if so desired) on bottom rack in oven.
  • 3
    Place some wax paper on work surface and drain the juices from the ribs in the sink and pat dry.
  • 4
    With ribs bottom side up, peel the thin layer of skin from the ribs. This can be tedious at times, don't get frustrated. If unable to peel the skin, don't worry, you can score the ribs before you wrap them.
  • 5
    Working with one rack at a time, place saran wrap under the rack, be sure to tear enough saran wrap so that you can wrap the the rack!
  • 6
    begin rubbing down the ribs first with salt & pepper. Don't be shy massage the ribs really well.
  • 7
    Now take some yellow mustard and rub it in real good on both sides.
  • 8
    Wrap the ribs with the saran wrap. YES!! Trust me!! And then wrap them with your heavy duty aluminum foil.
  • 9
    Repeat steps 5 through 8 for the second rack.
  • 10
    Place ribs in a shallow pan and place in the oven. Slow cook ribs for 3 to 4 hours.
  • 11
    Remove ribs from oven and remove the aluminum foil & saran wrap.
  • 12
    Transfer ribs to your grill & baste with BBQ sauce.
  • 13
    In just a few minutes you will be enjoying the best ribs to ever tickle your tummy!

Categories & Tags for Fall Off the Bone Baby-Back Ribs: