BBQ Ribs Marinade Recipe
Make this delicious barbecue rib marinade recipe using pantry items! Try it on pork, beef or chicken ribs!
These ribs are tender and fall off the bone. Cooked with a Memphis-style dry rub, they get extra flavor without all of the mess of a sauce.
Marinades are an emulsion of fats (like oil), acids (like vinegar), and seasonings that tenderize meat while adding flavor. Home cooks often marinate ribs for hours in a marinade to make them tender and delicious.
This barbecue ribs marinade recipe calls for brown sugar, ketchup, chile sauce, soy sauce, Worcestershire sauce, rum, garlic, mustard and pepper – perfect on grilled or baked ribs and easy to prepare!
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Make this BBQ rib marinade in advance to save time on grilling or baking day. Simply mix together all the ingredients, coat the ribs in it, and refrigerate for at least an hour or overnight.
Before cooking the ribs, remove their membrane. Flip the ribs over and slide a blunt side of a knife beneath the membrane to loosen it. Gently peel away at this layer to reveal tender meat inside.
To guarantee even coating of the ribs, turn them occasionally in the marinade to redistribute it. After taking them out of the marinade, rub them generously with salt and pepper for seasoning.
After roasting for around 4 hours in the oven, or until they’re tender and fall-off-the-bone tender, the ribs are then drizzled with barbecue sauce and placed back on the grill to finish cooking.
After cooking the ribs, serve them with various side dishes such as mashed potatoes, collard greens, grits, potato salad, baked beans and cornbread. If you have leftover ribs, wrap tightly in plastic wrap and foil to freeze for later. They can easily be reheated on the barbecue or microwaved.
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This BBQ ribs marinade is the ideal balance of sweet and spicy flavors. It can be used on grilled, baked, smoked or roasted ribs as well as with various side dishes such as mac and cheese or coleslaw. A must-have for any barbecue enthusiast!
A simple marinade recipe using soy sauce and apple cider vinegar creates tender, fall-off-the-bone ribs in just 4 days! You can make this easy marinade up to 4 days ahead and store in an airtight container in your refrigerator until use.
Combine soy sauce, broth, sugar, garlic and vinegar in a bowl for this easy and delicious marinade for ribs. It’s best to prepare this marinade the night before cooking your ribs.
Add the ribs to a shallow baking dish and pour over the marinade. Cover and refrigerate overnight, turning once to coat each rib evenly with marinade.
On the following day, reheat the ribs in a 300oF oven until warm. This may take some time since the barbecue sauce will char, but it is well worth it!
You can freeze these ribs for later. Just wrap them tightly in plastic wrap and then a layer of foil, then store in the fridge overnight. To thaw, thaw in the fridge overnight before reheating them in the oven.
When using frozen ribs, defrost them in the refrigerator 2-4 days before you plan on using them. Doing this helps the meat defrost faster and ensures it cooks evenly.
Prior to cooking the ribs, it is essential to remove the silver membrane at the back. This makes the meat tender and allows it to easily pull away from the bone.
Before cooking your ribs, season them with some salt and pepper for flavor. You can also spice things up by using an additional spice rub – just be sure to use the right amount of seasonings so as not to overpower your meat.
You can add a splash of vinegar to the marinade for additional flavor. This is an effective way to keep the ribs moist and tender while giving them a more rustic appearance.
Another option is making a Memphis-style dry rub. This popular rub can be used to flavor meat prior to grilling or smoking, creating an effective crust that keeps ribs tender and juicy without needing additional sauces.
Barbecue ribs come in many different flavors and textures, but nothing beats the classic marinade method. A combination of herbs, oils and acids help tenderize the meat while adding depth of flavor. With just one simple marinade recipe you can transform ordinary rack of ribs into succulent fall-off-the-bone tenderness!
Make marinades for barbecue ribs in no time with just a few ingredients and the flavors sure to please everyone at the table.
The most basic marinade for ribs consists of oil, soy sauce and sugar. But you can amp up the flavor with other ingredients like garlic, Worcestershire sauce or cayenne pepper for extra kick.
Grilling or baking the ribs is ideal, but you could also try air-frying them. Be sure to let the marinade drip off the ribs before placing them into the air fryer; this will make them crispy and caramelized.
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This simple yet delicious Asian-inspired rib recipe is ideal for your next barbecue. Simply toss the ribs in a sweet and spicy Thai marinade before broiling them for an irresistibly savory and smoky finish.
Are you searching for a unique way to serve ribs to your family, or looking for an inventive dinner idea? Thai-inspired ribs are worth giving a try; they’re tender and flavorful with a kick of spice, sweetness, and smoke that your friends and family are sure to love!
This recipe requires minimal active preparation – simply combine all of the ingredients and marinate the ribs in it for several hours or overnight before grilling them. After that, they’re ready to be served!
You can serve your ribs straight off the grill, but for best results place them on a rack and brush each side with BBQ sauce before returning them to the heat source. Doing this will give each rib an attractive char and make cutting them much simpler.
It is essential to let the ribs rest for at least 10 minutes before cutting them. This will enable them to cool and absorb any sauce that has been applied.
If you’re planning to serve these ribs at a party, you can prepare the marinade up to two days ahead and store it in an airtight container in the refrigerator. When grilling time comes around, simply place them on the grill and cook according to recipe instructions.
While you wait, whip up a fresh side dish to accompany your ribs. This will prevent the flavors of the ribs from overpowering one another and can even serve as an enjoyable complement.
Cucumber tomato salad is a refreshing summer salad that pairs perfectly with the robust flavors of ribs. Not only does it add some fresh veggies to your meal, but it’s also easy to prepare at low costs.
Another way to enhance the flavor of ribs is by adding spices. A well-prepared spice rub can add an extra layer of complexity and depth, plus it’s something that can be prepared ahead of time for convenience.
To achieve the ideal balance of salt and sugars, use approximately 1/2 teaspoon per pound of meat. If unsure how much salt to use, sprinkle it on before cooking to see how it sticks with the meat.
Salt not only adds flavor, but it also tenderizes the ribs by breaking down tough collagen fibers in the meat. Furthermore, it prevents them from drying out during cooking.
To prepare your ribs for grilling, begin by preheating your smoker or barbecue to a low temperature of 250degF to 300degF. You may also add wood chips to the smoker to give the ribs their signature smoke flavor.
BBQ Ribs Marinade Recipe
Large mixing bowl
Grill or oven
2 racks of baby back ribs (about 4 lbs total)
1 cup ketchup
1/2 cup honey
1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
2 tbsp Dijon mustard
1 tbsp smoked paprika
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp onion powder
1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
Salt and black pepper, to taste