Drippy BBQ ribs with a DIY sauce

Prep 20 min
Total 1 hour 30 min
Serves 6



2 racks
pork back ribs, about 1.5 kg each, cut in half


1 cup
1 cup
cider vinegar
1/4 cup
packed brown sugar
2 tbsp
yellow mustard
1 tbsp
1 tbsp
1 tsp


  • TRIM any excess fat off ribs. Arrange ribs, meaty-side up, in a very large, wide pot. Add enough water to cover ribs. Boil, then reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer, covered, turning ribs occasionally, until meat is fork-tender, 45 to 60 min. Transfer ribs to a platter.
  • STIR ketchup with vinegar, sugar, mustard, garlic powder, onion powder and hot sauce in a saucepan over medium. Gently boil, stirring often, until sauce starts to thicken, 12 to 15 min.
  • PREHEAT barbecue to medium-low. Brush ribs with sauce. Oil grill. Barbecue ribs, lid open, turning and basting often with sauce, until ribs are well glazed and heated through, 8 to 10 min. Transfer to a cutting board. Slice into 1-rib portions and serve.



Calories 828, Protein 58 g, Carbohydrates 22 g, Fat 55 g, Fibre 1 g, Sodium 784 mg. Excellent source of vitamin B6

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