Baked Apple BBQ Pork Ribs

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Make the most mouth-watering tasty fall off the bone Baked Apple BBQ Pork Ribs with this little recipe.

Note: Due to time restraints I used off the shelf rub and sauces as the base, even so the result was unbelievable. one of the best Ribs I have tasted, introducing Baked Apple BBQ Pork Ribs


  • 1 rack of Pork ribs
  • 1 Green apple
  • 1 Red onion
  • Seasoning (your favourite)
  • Sweet Baby Rays Sweet and Spicy BBQ sauce or simply choose your own
  • Maple Syrup (I love Canadian Maple myself)
Baked Apple BBQ Pork Ribs
All you need – Baked Apple BBQ Pork Ribs

Other Necessities:

  • BBQ – low and slow
  • Heavy Foil (Buy the wide one)

BBQ Sauce mixture:

4-5 tablespoons of a sweet and spicy BBQ sauce mixed with approximately 1 tablespoon of Maple Syrup, more or less to your taste. The honey adds a bit of sweetness but also helps to caramelize the BBQ sauce during the final grill phase.

Time to BBQ Boss’s – Steps

1. Pre-heat your BBQ to 250 degrees Fahrenheit / 120 degrees centigrade

2. Lay out some wide heavy-duty foil (enough to accommodate the pork with the ability to tent it)

3. Slice green apple and red onion in quarters and line them up down the middle of the cookie sheet.

4. Remove the membrane from the bone side of the ribs then generously season the baby back ribs with the rub of your choice, i used an off the shelf country-style rub.

5. Place the ribs on top of the sliced apple and onion with the meaty side up. Do not cover in BBQ sauce yet.

6. Cover the ribs with the foil by “tenting” over the top and enclosing the sides. You do not want the foil touching the top of the ribs. Tenting creates an open space above the ribs and allows them to cook with the steam from the apples and onions.

7. Introduce your Baked Apple BBQ Pork Ribs to the BBQ (I used my weber BBQ with charcoal as a heat source, indirect cooking method) BBQ Bake a low 250 degrees Fahrenheit / 120 degrees centigrade for approximately 2 hours. After 2 hours, remove from the BBQ and smother the top with your BBQ Maple mixture. Re-tent and place back on the BBQ for 1 more hour with a continued indirect heat.

8. After your Baked Apple BBQ Pork Ribs has finished the 2 hour Bake stage, open the tented foil and cover the ribs once more in the BBQ/Maple. Finally remove your ribs from the foil (setting the juicy contents aside for serving) and place the ribs above the heat source (directly but not too hot) sit uncovered on top for 5-7 minutes. Check every couple of minutes thereafter. The ribs are done when the sauce is lightly caramelized.

Enjoy and keep chasing the perfect ribs!!

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