These ribs bring sweet heat to your kitchen! This Best Honey Barbecue Country-Style Ribs Recipe is one of our favorites from the best country-style ribs recipes ever because its so easy and delicious! It uses common kitchen staples to produce a well-balanced, kicky sauce to dress luscious slabs of boneless ribs. If you're looking to add more spice to the dish, you can always increase your chili powder in increments of 1/2 teaspoons.
- 2 Tablespoons olive oil
- 1 Teaspoon salt
- 3 Pounds pounds boneless thick-cut country-style ribs
- 2 Cups water
- 1 Cup ketchup
- 1/2 Cup honey
- 1/4 Cup worcestershire sauce
- 1 Teaspoon chili powder
- 1/4 Teaspoon red pepper sauce
Preheat oven to 450 F degrees. Spread 1 tablespoon olive oil on bottom of a 9x9 baking dish. Place ribs over oil, separating them slightly.
Combine remaining oil and salt in a bowl. Drizzle over ribs and rub in. Bake ribs for 30 minutes.
To make the Honey Barbecue Sauce, combine water, ketchup, honey, worcestershire sauce, chili powder, and red pepper sauce over medium-high heat. Bring to boil. Set aside.
After 30 minutes of baking the ribs, pour the honey barbecue sauce over ribs, reserving about a cup. Return to oven. Reduce the heat to 350 F degrees and bake for another 60 minutes (or longer, depending on thickness of ribs), or until meat is tender. Baste every 15 minutes while cooking.
Transfer ribs to plate and pour remaining sauce over it.