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Should Be Illegal Ribs

These ribs are easy, simple and a staple around our household. Also, it can be done in the crockpot!
Keyword easy ribs, instant pot, easy recipe, slow cooker, grilling, BBQ, ribs, crockpot
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 10 minutes
Servings 4 -6 people
Calories 1242kcal
Author Dani Meyer


  • 3 lbs pork back ribs country style work great
  • 7 oz honey
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar do not pack down
  • 1/4 tsp ground pepper
  • 1 med onion chopped
  • 12 oz BBQ sauce


  • 1. Preheat oven to 325.
    2. Combine all sauce ingredients. Add and subtract items to get the flavor profile desired.
    3. Place in baking dish. Reserve 1/2 cup sauce. Cover ribs with all of the remaining sauce. Cover tightly with foil making sure no air escapes.
    4. Bake 3 hours. Uncover. If the sticky sauce is desired and ribs have released a significant amount of liquid and are swimming in it, drain off some liquid and brush on reserved BBQ sauce. Broil on high for a couple of minutes turning if desired.
    5. Serve immediately with Garlic Mashed Potatoes and a salad.


Original recipe from Beverly Carson at Food.com
Photo Credit to Teresa S.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 1242kcal | Carbohydrates: 102g | Protein: 93g | Fat: 51g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 27g | Cholesterol: 309mg | Sodium: 1105mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 92g