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Easy Coca-Cola BBQ Ribs

Easy Coca-Cola BBQ Ribs
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Serves 4-6

Prep Time:
10 minutes

Cooking Time:
4 hours


  • Two (2) racks of Ontario pork back ribs

Dry Rub

  • 1/2 cup of brown sugar
  • 4 teaspoons of Kosher salt
  • 4 teaspoons of black pepper
  • 4 teaspoons of smoked paprika
  • 4 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • 4 teaspoon of onion powder
  • 2 teaspoon of cumin 
  • 2 teaspoon of cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon of chili powder 
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon of cocoa powder 

Homemade Cola BBQ Sauce:

  • 1 cup of Coca-Cola (or another type of cola, i.e. Dr. Pepper)
  • 1 cup of spicy ketchup
  • 1/4 cup of Worchestershire sauce
  • 1/4 cup of any BBQ or steak sauce to thicken
  • 1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon of roasted garlic seasoning
  • 2 teaspoons of liquid smoke

Cooking Instructions:

  1. Remove silver skin from backside of ribs.
  2. Mix the dry rub ingredients together. Generously coat ribs with dry rub on all sides. 
  3. Cover the ribs with aluminum foil.
  4. Bake the ribs at a low temperature (275F) for 4 hours or until they are tender.
  5. Remove aluminum foil and slather the ribs with coca-cola barbecue sauce then back in the oven to broil on high for a few minutes until the sauce is caramelized.
  6. Add extra coca-cola BBQ sauce as needed. Serve immediately.
Nutritional Information
Easy Coca-Cola BBQ Ribs
Protein 46.5g
Calories 820 calories
Sugar 29.4g
Fat 54g
  Saturated 18.8g
  Monounsaturated 19g
  Polyunsaturated 16.2g
Cholesterol 187mg
Sodium 3083mg
Potassium 145mg
Calcium 40mg
Carbohydrate 37.2g
Fibre 1.8g

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