How to Cook Beef Ribs

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How to Cook Beef Ribs
Delicious beef ribs can be cooked in a relatively short time. (grilling ribs image by jedphoto from Fotolia.com)

Beef ribs can make for a very tasty dinner. Unlike pork ribs, beef ribs tend to be a bit larger and generally have more meat on them. One of the most tender parts of the cow is the rib meat when cooked properly, so perhaps this is why so many people are fond of eating beef ribs. There are several easy ways that you can cook beef ribs either in an oven or on a grill. It can be done in a relatively short amount of time.

Skill level:
Moderate

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Things you need

  • Beef ribs; half rack or full rack
  • Oven or grill
  • BBQ sauce
  • Basting brush
  • Broil pan
  • Large tongs
  • Pepper
  • Salt

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Preheat your oven on high-broil at 260 degrees C or preheat your grill on high for at least 10 to 20 minutes. If using a charcoal grill, allow the charcoals to become ashen and glowing before cooking.

  2. 2

    Prepare the meat. Simply season with salt and pepper and the ribs are ready to go on the grill.

  3. 3

    Grill the ribs. You can place the beef ribs on a broil pan and grill them in the oven, or you can place them on the grill and grill them over an open flame. Allow the ribs to grill for about five to seven minutes before you flip them.

  4. 4

    Flip the ribs. Once the first side has cooked for five to seven minutes use some tongs and flip the beef ribs over. Allow them to cook for another four or five minutes.

  5. 5

    Baste with BBQ sauce. Apply generous amounts of sauce to the ribs and close cook, if grilling, for another one to three minutes. Flip the ribs and baste the other side. Close grill for another minute or so.

  6. 6

    Serve and enjoy. Complement this dish with your favourite sides, serve and enjoy. Don't forget the napkins.

Tips and warnings

  • Always baste the ribs just before you take them off, otherwise the sauce might burn.
  • Cook at least four to seven minutes per side to assure that the meat is fully cooked.

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