Tasty Hawaiian Ribs Baby Back Style BBQ

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Wanting ribs can be a dilemma when you also want something creative. No worries though because now you can try this tasty Hawaiian ribs baby-back style BBQ recipe.

Should You Marinate The Hawaiian Ribs Baby Back Style BBQ Overnight?

Marinating ribs overnight will take the ribs to the next level. This, however, is not necessary for the tasty Hawaiian ribs baby-back style BBQ recipe.

Do Ribs Have To Be Fully Cooked When Creating The Tasty Hawaiian Ribs Baby Back Style BBQ Recipe?

You have to fully cook your ribs. Not only for taste but also for safety purposes. In conclusion, when you are making the tasty Hawaiian ribs baby back style BBQ recipe, fully cook the meat.

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At What Temperature Do Ribs Fall Off The Bone?

Ribs can be cooked in a variety of ways. With that being said, I recommend cooking the ribs at 400 degrees for two hours, or 300 degrees for 3 hours so that the ribs can fall off the bone.

Be mindful that the higher the temperature, the greater the chances that the ribs will come out dry if cooked for too long.

Furthermore, if the temperature is too high, then the outside will cook while the inside of the ribs will be raw.

What Is The Difference Between Baby Back And Spare Ribs?

Spare ribs have more meat than baby back ribs, however, spare ribs also contain more fat as well.

Why Are They Called Baby Back Ribs?

Baby back ribs derive from the section of the ribs that are attached to the backbone, underneath the loin muscle. The “baby” part of the name comes from that section of the rib being shorter than spare ribs.

Did I also mention that baby-back style BBQ ribs are my favorite? That has nothing to with baby back ribs getting its name.

However, those tasty Hawaiian ribs taste good when they are baby back.

Which Is Better, Baby Back Or St Louis?

Between baby back and St. Louis ribs, one will be better than the other based on preference. St. Louis ribs are the better option for those who desire more ribs with more meat on the bone. I, on the other hand, prefer the baby back because it is less fat on the ribs.

What Are The Different Styles Of BBQ?

There are tons of different styles of BBQ. Each region in the United States has its own way of making BBQ. Even outside the United States, there are different ways to prepare BBQ.

What Is The Best Food For The BBQ Aside From The Tasty Hawaiian Ribs?

The best food for BBQ can be subjective, depending on numerous factors.

For instance, it can be based on one’s culture, certain foods may be more acceptable at a BBQ than others. For some people, certain foods taste great with BBQ.

How Do You Make BBQ Sauce For Ribs?

You will make your BBQ sauce for ribs like you would make any other BBQ. Figure out what ingredients you are going to use and blend those ingredients together. If you want to heat up your BBQ sauce, then that is an option.

Making The Tasty Hawaiian Ribs Baby Back Style BBQ Recipe

Serving Size: 12-16 (depending on the size of the ribs)

  • Ribs
    • A Slab Baby Back Rib
    • 1/2 Cup of Pineapple Juice
    • 1 Tsp of Cayenne Pepper
    • 1/4 Cup of Soy Sauce
    • 1 Tsp of Lemon Pepper
    • 1/2 Tsp of Black Pepper
    • 1/8 Cup of Coconut Sugar
    • 1/2 Tsp of Salt
    • ½ Tsp of Garlic Powder
    • 1 Tsp of Paprika
  • BBQ Sauce (Option)
  • Equipment
    • Mixing Bowl
    • Cookie Sheet
    • Spoon
    • Aluminum Foil
    • Oven

Preparing The Tasty Hawaiian Ribs

Put the slab of ribs in a mixing bowl and add the pineapple juice and soy sauce. Next, add the dry ingredient to the mixing bowl and rub the ingredient into the ribs.

After you rub the ingredient into the ribs, you can let the ribs marinate overnight. This is an option and is not necessary if you don’t have the patience.

Wrap the ribs with aluminum foil and make sure that the ribs are covered. Covering the ribs is essential for helping the ribs fall off the bone.

Putting The Baby Back Style BBQ Ribs In The Oven

With this low and slow BBQ method of cooking ribs, the oven will need to be preheated to either 300 or 400 degrees.

When the preheating process is done, put the baby-back style BBQ ribs in the oven and let them cook.

At 300 degrees, the cooking time is 3 hours. 400 degrees, the cooking time is 2 hours. From my experience, the results are about the same, so I recommend cooking the ribs at 400 degrees.

The Option Of Adding BBQ Sauce

Once the ribs are ready, you have the option to add barbecue sauce to the ribs. It is recommended to use the tropical Hawaiian BBQ sauce recipe if you are using BBQ sauce.

Spread the barbecue sauce over the ribs using a spoon or any other kitchen utensil and broil the ribs at a low temperature for 20 minutes.

After the 20 minutes is over, remove the Hawaiian ribs from the oven. The Tasty Hawaiian Ribs Baby Back Style BBQ will be hot so let them cool off for 10 minutes.

The Tasty Hawaiian Ribs Baby Back Style BBQ Recipe Is Now Complete

When the ribs are on your plate, waiting to get devoured, all there is left to do is to enjoy!

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Tasty Hawaiian Ribs Baby Back Style BBQ Recipe

Tasty Hawaiian Ribs Baby Back Style BBQ for your next BBQ!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours 20 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 12
Calories 121 kcal


  • 1 Slab Baby Back Rib
  • 1/2 Cup Pineapple Juice
  • 1 Tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • 1/4 Cup Soy Sauce
  • 1 Tsp Lemon Pepper
  • 1/2 Tsp Black Pepper
  • 1/8 Cup Coconut Sugar
  • 1/2 Tsp Salt
  • 1/2 Tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 Tsp Paprika


Prepping The Ribs

  • Put your ribs in a mixing bowl. The oven will preheat at 400 degrees.
  • Add the wet ingredients, excerpt for the barbecue sauce. Next add the dry ingredients.
  • Rub seasoning into meat.
  • Thoroughly wrap the ribs in foil and put the meat on the cookie sheet.
  • Put the ribs in the oven.

Cooking The Ribs

  • Let the ribs cook in the oven for 2 hours.
  • Remove the ribs from the oven and add the barbecue sauce
  • Ensure that the barbecue sauce is spread evenly on the ribs.
  • Set the oven on low broil and put the ribs back in the oven for 20 minutes.
  • While the meat is broiling the foil, will no longer cover the ribs.
  • Remove the ribs from the oven.


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This Hawaiian BBQ sauce is recommended to use for these ribs.


Calories: 121kcalCarbohydrates: 3gProtein: 10gFat: 8gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 33mgSodium: 412mgPotassium: 149mgFiber: 1gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 94IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 18mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Tasty Hawaiian
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