Homemade Rib Sauces
You can make your own rib sauce, a quick and easy way to add smoky, sweet, tangy, or spicy flavor to your favorite dishes. These homemade rib sauces will have your friends and family going crazy for them!
The best BBQ ribs are made with the perfect blend of sauces and rubs. If you want to avoid a sticky mess, or don’t like putting sauce on your ribs, check out these other options for a great alternative!
Kansas City Style
Kansas City Style rib sauce is one of the most popular types of rib sauce, and it can be found in most grocery stores. It’s generally tomato-based with a healthy amount of molasses and vinegar for a tangy sweet and spicy flavor that can be used on beef, chicken, and pork.
This homemade rib sauce is a great way to take your barbecue to the next level, and it’s easy to make at home. It includes a variety of ingredients including tomato sauce, apple cider vinegar, molasses and spices.
The resulting flavor is balanced and delicious. You can slather it on slow-cooked beef, pork, chicken or even burgers. It’s also good on burnt ends.
In addition to the dry rub, these ribs are also brushed with a thick, sticky sauce in the last 30 minutes of cooking for that extra sweetness. This recipe for Kansas City Style dry rub and ribs is simple, easy to follow, and produces some truly finger licking good ribs.
The ribs are seasoned with a brown sugar spice dry rub and brushed with a thick, sticky sauce for that extra sweetness in the final 30 minutes of cooking. The ribs are then grilled, smoked or baked to perfection. These ribs are perfect for any occasion. They’re sure to be a hit at your next party or family dinner.
Sweet & Spicy
This Sweet & Spicy BBQ Sauce is the perfect balance of sweetness and tang! It’s a great addition to ribs, chicken, pork and brisket. It also makes a great dipping sauce for french fries, salads or sandwiches!
This BBQ Sauce is made with ketchup and honey for a sweet flavor, and a little bit of spicy pepper to give it some kick. It’s easy to adjust the heat and sweetness.
The Hungarian paprika adds depth and a smoky flavor without overpowering the sweetness. And if you want it to be completely mild, just cut the cayenne down or leave it out entirely.
You can also use this sauce as a marinade on meats such as brisket or beef ribs before grilling. It will help them stay moist and tender while the sauce does its work!
It’s great on burgers too and I especially love it on barbecued chicken sandwiches, as a glaze for grilled meats or just to dip your favorite chips in. You can also store this sauce in a jar for easy meal prep during the week!
It’s a super simple to make homemade sauce that you can customize with just about any combination of ingredients. The best part is that it’s easy to adjust the heat and sweetness so you can always find your favorite!
Honey BBQ rib sauce is the perfect sweet and tangy bbq sauce, great for grilling, dipping and serving as a dressing on chicken. It’s also a family-friendly, kid-friendly bbq sauce that you can make in minutes!
The ingredients are easy to find and the recipe is simple and straight-forward. You can make this bbq sauce as a base for other bbq sauces or use it as a sauce on its own.
This bbq sauce is made with ketchup, brown sugar, cider vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, garlic powder, onion powder and black pepper. It also contains paprika, which adds a touch of smoke and flavor to the sauce.
It’s a great choice for those who don’t want to buy too much for their family, as the ingredients are all available in most grocery stores. This bbq sauce will keep in an airtight glass container for up to 2 weeks in the refrigerator.
You can prepare these ribs in the oven, or you can cook them on the grill. Either way, they’re fall-off-the-bone delicious!
For the ribs, preheat the oven to 300 degrees. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil. Rub the ribs with the quick dry rub mixture and wrap them in the foil. Bake for about 2 hours. The longer they cook, the tenderer they become. Brush the ribs with the honey bbq glaze in the last 60-90 minutes of cooking time.
Barbecue Sauce Ribs
A little homemade rib sauce can go a long way when it comes to adding flavor to your food. Use it to brush on ribs, toss with pulled pork or burgers, spread over sandwiches, and drizzle over a salad.
The tangy and sweet flavors in our homemade barbecue sauce come from mustard, vinegar, brown sugar, and spicy hot sauce. You can also add garlic and olive oil for even more smoky flavor.
We love to serve this sauce on ribs or with other meats and veggies like potatoes, carrots, and peppers for extra flavor. But it’s also an excellent choice for a dipping sauce or glaze on chicken wings or nuggets, onion rings, fries, and more!
Using a jar or glass container, mix the ingredients together. Store the jar in the refrigerator for easy meal prep or freeze it for later.
This coffee-bourbon BBQ sauce makes a tasty topping for your pork ribs, whether you’re grilling them on the barbecue or baking them in the oven. When cooked, brush the ribs with more of the sauce and cook for 30 to 45 minutes on both sides until tender and easily pulls off the bone.
You can also make this homemade sauce as a marinade for your baby back ribs. To do so, whisk together the coffee, molasses, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, salt, and garlic until smooth. Refrigerate the ribs, covered, for at least 2 hours or overnight before cooking them on your barbecue.
Pork Rib Sauce
There’s nothing quite like a delicious slather of tangy, sweet, and spicy sauce on a juicy rack of pork ribs. But if you find yourself short on a favorite brand, or just want to try something new, there are plenty of rib sauce alternatives that deliver on beautiful tastes and textures!
In fact, you can even make a homemade BBQ sauce that’s healthier, easier to make, and more versatile than store-bought versions. Our classic recipe is simple, quick, and ready in about 25 minutes, start to finish.
You can use this sauce to brush over your grilled or smoked ribs, brisket, chicken, or beef. It’s also great as a marinade for burgers, or a topping on sandwiches or pizza.
This rib sauce is made with chipotle chilies, ketchup, garlic, and honey. It’s a perfect combination of sweet and spicy, but it’s not overly hot or acidic.
This easy oven baked barbecue sauce is sure to be the hit of your next cookout! The sweet and savory flavor of this sticky sauce is just irresistible, so you’ll be licking your fingers after each bite.
Spare Rib Sauces
Rib sauces are a great way to add some extra flavor to your ribs. Often made with ketchup, vinegar, and onion, these are versatile and can be used to marinate your ribs or as a finishing glaze after they’ve been smoked on the grill.
A good rib sauce should be easy to make, but still delicious. This recipe for a sticky, fruity barbecue sauce is the perfect choice to coat your spare ribs.
The best part is that it’s a cinch to make and is sure to please your family. Just combine a few ingredients in a large bowl and stir until all the gloopy ingredients are dissolved.
Once your sauce is ready, it’s time to grill or broil the ribs. If you’re using a gas or charcoal grill, brush with your sauce several times during the cooking process to help keep your ribs moist and tasty.
If you’re using an electric or hybrid grill, turn the heat up and move the ribs to the direct heat side as soon as the meat starts to brown. This helps the ribs caramelize quickly and develop a rich, sticky coating of glaze that ties your sauce together.
You can also marinate your ribs in this sweet and sticky sauce before you cook them to create a more tender texture. The marinade will also add a nice kick of flavor to your ribs.
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