Baby Back Barbecue Ribs

Baby Back Barbecue Ribs

Makes 12 servings


  • 3 pounds baby back ribs
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 1/2 cup barbecue sauce


  1. Preheat grill to medium. Cut each rack of ribs into thirds. Place half of ribs in single layer on each foil sheet.
  2. Combine brown sugar, paprika, garlic powder and pepper. Sprinkle ribs with spice mixture; rub in to coat evenly. Wrap ribs by bringing two sides of foil sheets to center.
  3. Leaving space for heat circulation inside packet, fold foil down. Fold in one end to seal.
  4. Through open end, add 1/4 cup water. Fold foil in to seal. Repeat for second packet.
  5. Grill 45 minutes to 1 hour in covered grill. Remove steamed ribs carefully from foil and place directly on grill. Grill ribs 10 to 15 minutes in uncovered grill brushing ribs generously with barbecue sauce and turning every 5 minutes to cook evenly.