17 Incredible Southern Recipes for Ribs

By: Megan Horst-Hatch, Editor, FaveSouthernRecipes.com
17 Incredible Southern Recipes for Ribs

Here’s a question that can be a difficult one to answer: What’s the best way to barbecue ribs? Whether you like to cook your ribs by firing up the grill or simply take your cooking indoors by making slow cooker ribs, we’re sure we can all agree on one thing. Ribs are amazing. If you’d like to try your hand at making ribs at home or simply want to try a new cooking style, then we have an assortment of delicious barbecue rib recipes for you. These recipes include mouth-watering sauces and marinades that are spicy or sweet, or have a bit of a kick. Your family will love trying a new twist on a Southern classic.

Shake up your grilling style in a big way with these 17 Incredible Southern Recipes for Ribs. This list includes some of the specialty marinades that you might find in St. Louis, Kansas City, and even North Carolina. You’ll love how easy it is to make these barbecue ribs recipes that are flavorful and juicy, just the way ribs are supposed to be.

Tender-As-Can-Be Slow Cooker Rib Recipes

Slow Cooker St. Louis-Style Pork Ribs

Is there anything better than tucking into ribs that are tender and flavorful? With these slow cooker rib recipes, you can make a slab of ribs right on your kitchen countertop. Although using a slow cooker to cook ribs might sound like sacrilege to barbecue purists, this humble kitchen appliance means you can prepare your ribs without standing near a hot grill and tinkering with the heat. These slow cooker rib recipes really can’t make preparing ribs any easier and are the perfect choice for anyone making a foray into preparing ribs. These slow cooker rib recipes make it easy to multi-task, too. While the ribs are cooking you can whip up your favorite cornbread and salad, and voilà! Dinner is served.

Easy Southern Recipes for Ribs

Kansas City Baby Back Ribs

What can be more Southern than hosting a barbecue party complete with a tray after tray of ribs that will make your mouth water? Round up your friends and get ready to start cooking. From recipes for ribs on the grill to oven-baked ribs, you'll find something that will fit your cooking style. These Southern rib recipes also include an assortment of marinades and sauces that will have your dinner guests asking for seconds at your next backyard party. Don’t expect any leftovers!

What is your favorite way to barbecue ribs?

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