One of the best all time meaty delight is beef back ribs. Because of the succulence of the beef back ribs, it is inevitable for every family to have its own beef back ribs recipe. Some recipes have become famous and have become the backbone of the famous restaurants, while some are zealously guarded and are only shared and prepared for the family.
Choosing the Right Beef Back Ribs
Before you buy beef back ribs, you should understand a few things. Here is what you need to understand in buying beef back ribs:
- Understand your beef back ribs. You need to know that there are different parts of the beef back ribs. On each side there are 13 ribs. The ribs can be cut from the loin portion or from the rib roast. The more flavorful part is the one cut from the rib roast. This portion however has little meat except for that found in between the bones. The beef back ribs cut from the loin section have more meat but is less flavorful.
- Choose the length of the ribs. The next thing that you need to know is what cut you need. There are ribs that are 18 inches long. However, beef back ribs this size cannot be cooked at home because special equipment is needed for it to cook thoroughly. For cooking at home, you can choose to buy the 6 to 8-inch rib cuts.
- How much do you need? You cannot store beef back ribs in the freezer for a very long time. So if you want to cook some, you just have to buy enough for you to consume. The average person can eat 2 to 3 bones. Bear this in mind when buying ribs.
- There is now organic beef that you can buy. So if you want your beef back ribs to come from organic beef, you should ask your butcher for it. Organic beef back ribs are more expensive than the regular beef.
Ways to Cook Beef Back Ribs
There are different ways to cook beef back ribs. Examples of beef back ribs recipes are the bbq beef back ribs and the oven roasted baby back beef ribs.
BBQ Beef Back Ribs Recipe
Mix Worcestershire sauce, oyster sauce, ketchup, pepper, lemon juice, salt, cayenne pepper and cracked black pepper in a bowl and marinate your beef back ribs or Bbq ribs for an hour. After an hour you can barbecue them in a hot grill. Constantly brush your beef ribs with the marinade.
Oven Roasted Baby Back Ribs
Slow cook the ribs for about 1 hour in a glass of beer, salt, black pepper, water, bay leaf, oyster sauce, and Worcestershire sauce. Prepare a mixture of ketchup, lemon juice, salt, cracked black pepper, cayenne powder and some barbeque sauce. After cooking for an hour, brush with the mixture and bake it in the oven for 20 minutes.
You can also make up your own beef back ribs and pork ribs recipe which can be the start of a long running family tradition for generations to come. Just make sure that you buy fresh, high-quality meat from your trusted butcher or meat provider.