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slow cooked oven bbq beef ribs

Demetra Overton
You'll need a half sheet pan and lots of aluminum foil
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 3 hrs
Total Time 3 hrs 5 mins
Servings 4 servings


  • one 31/2 to 4 pound rack of beef ribs
  • 2 teaspoons of course Kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon fresh cracked course pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon fennel
  • 1/2 teaspoon dehydrated garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 tespoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 cup barbecue sauce


  • Pre heat the oven to 300 degrees
  • Season the beef ribs with all the spices and completely double wrap them in aluminum foil
  • Place the foil wrapped beef ribs on the half sheet pan and place on the middle rack of the oven
  • Cook the ribs for two and a half to three hours
  • Remove the ribs from the oven and let them rest for 10 minutes. CAREFULLY unwrap them (don't get burned by the steam)
  • Place the ribs on a cutting board and cut the ribs apart
  • Place the separated ribs on a clean foil lined half sheet pan and brush them on all sides with barbecue sauce
  • Turn your oven's broiler to low
  • Broil until the sauce bubble. watch them closely so the sauce doesn't burn, this should only take a minute