Check Out Our 20 Favorite Rib Recipes

Whether you like them traditional or with a twist, here are 20 fall-off-the-bone rib recipes that will satisfy every eater.
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Baby Back Ribs

Baby Back Ribs

You can't go wrong with classic baby back ribs. Ours are made with spicy brown mustard and dark brown sugar for that perfect sweet and savory balance. 

Recipe: Try our Baby Back Ribs

Apple-Cider-Glazed Baby Back Ribs

apple cider glazed baby back ribs

Add a hint more sweet and sour flavor to your ribs by glazing them with apple cider, maple syrup and a touch of raspberry preserves. 

Recipe: Try our Apple-Cider-Glazed Baby Back Ribs

Memphis-Style Baby Back Ribs

Memphis-Style Baby Back Ribs

Memphis may be most well known for its "dry" style of barbecue, where meat's coated in a spice rub and served with sauce on the side. Our take has a seriously flavorful rub of sweet paprika, garlic powder, chili powder, and oregano. 

Recipe: Try our Memphis-Style Baby Back Ribs

Chinese Short Ribs

chinese short ribs

Take a flavor trip to China with these ribs made with beef stock, ginger, soy sauce, and star anise. Served with rice and tender carrots, it's a delicious and filling take on your typical rib dinner. 

Recipe: Try our Chinese Short Ribs

Cola-Braised Short Ribs with Polenta

cola braised short ribs with polenta

With its high acidity and soft caramel undertones, cola makes for an effective and flavorful meat tenderizer. Serve with goat cheese polenta and cooked kale for a crowd-pleasing meal. 

Recipe: Try our Cola-Braised Short Ribs with Polenta

Chianti-Braised Short Ribs

Chianti-Braised Short Ribs

In the wine world, vino from the Chianti region of Italy is among the best of the best. Pair this drinkable delicacy with an edible one—ribs! We let ours braise in a wine sauce mixture for 6 hours so they absorb all that rich wine flavor and get nice and tender. 

Recipe: Try our Chianti-Braised Short Ribs

Wine-Braised Short Ribs

Wine-Braised Short Ribs

Only have a bottle of Zinfandel on hand and don't feel like journeying out for chianti wine? You can still make some delicious wine-braised ribs. These are packed with herbs for even greater flavor. 

Recipe: Try our Wine-Braised Short Ribs

Red Wine-Braised Short Ribs with Rosti Potatoes

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Wine not? This wine-braised rib recipe calls for a dry red wine, so use up that Cabernet Sauvignon to prepare this hearty feast complete with smashed rosti potatoes. 

Recipe: Try our Red Wine-Braised Short Ribs with Rosti Potatoes

Stout-Braised Short Ribs 

Stout-Braised Short Ribs

Why should wine have all the fun? The deep, malty taste of stout makes these ribs extra tender and flavorful, with a hint of bitterness. 

Recipe: Try our Stout-Braised Short Ribs

Cherry-Braised Short Ribs with Bok Choy & Soba Noodles

Cherry-Braised Short Ribs with Bok Choy & Soba Noodles

Give ribs an Asian twist for dinner tonight. These ribs are braised with sweet cherry juice and savory soy sauce for a balanced flavor. Served over noodles, they're an inventive meal. 

Recipe: Try our Cherry-Braised Short Ribs with Bok Choy & Soba Noodles

Baby Back Ribs with Apricot BBQ Glaze

Adam's Baby Back Ribs with Apricot BBQ Glaze

Get even more fruit flavor in your ribs! This apricot BBQ glaze is sweetened with honey, peach gelatin, and apple juice. 

Recipe: Try our Baby Back Ribs with Apricot BBQ Glaze

Sweet & Smoky Ribs

sweet smoky ribs

These ribs begin with a Magic Dust Spice Rub and end with a generous slathering of barbecue sauce. What's not to love? 

Recipe: Try our Sweet & Smoky Ribs

Sweet Tea Ribs

sweet tea ribs

It doesn't get more southern than this. Combine the leaves from black tea bags with a bit of sugar and spice for a sweet rib twist. 

Recipe: Try our Sweet Tea Ribs

Asian-Style Sticky Ribs with Orange & Ginger

asian style ribs ginger orange

Pretty picture, huh? Good news: These zesty ribs taste as good as they look. 

Recipe: Try our Asian-Style Sticky Ribs with Orange & Ginger

Grilled Short Ribs with Scallions & Rice

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This flavor-packed six-ingredient marinade takes ribs from good to great, and the whole shebang only takes 15 minutes!

Recipe: Try our Grilled Short Ribs with Scallions & Rice

Spice-Rubbed Baby Back Ribs

Spice-Rubbed Baby Back Ribs

Before you smother your ribs with our delicious spice blend, rub 'em with some lime. It'll help keep the spice in place and draw out its flavors while adding a bit of zest!

Recipe: Try our Spice-Rubbed Baby Back Ribs

Short-Rib Ragu with Bacon & Kale

Short-Rib Ragu with Bacon & Kale

Ribs with gnocchi and bacon (and red wine and tomatoes and pecorino)? You're gonna want to add this one to your weeknight rotation. 

Recipe: Try our Short-Rib Ragu with Bacon & Kale

Braised Short Ribs with Red Wine & Dates

braised short ribs with red wine and dates

Here's a different way to hit that famed sweet and savory balance: dates! They'll give your ribs a deliciously sweet touch.  

Recipe: Try our Braised Short Ribs with Red Wine & Dates

Char Siu Ribs

Char Siu Ribs

A Cantonese classic, these char siu ribs require a bit of time and hands-on work, but they're well worth it. As you repeatedly glaze and bake the ribs, you lock in that rich, savory flavor. 

Recipe: Try our Char Siu Ribs

Short Ribs with Soy & Scallions

Short Ribs with Soy & Scallions

Ribs on rice noodles, plus delicious Asian flavors such as ginger, soy sauce, and star anise, equal one filling, flavor-packed dish. 

Recipe: Try our Short Ribs with Soy & Scallions