St. Louis Style BBQ Ribs

Have you ever tried St. Louis Style Ribs? They are a bit thicker which means more meat! Just make sure you cook them long and with a lower temperature.

Serves: 6-8

St. Louis Style BBQ Ribs

30 minPrep Time

2 hr, 15 Cook Time

2 hr, 45 Total Time

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  • 1 cup water
  • 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/3 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3-4 pounds St. Louis style ribs
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt


  1. In a large pot over medium-high heat, whisk together water, vinegar, Worcestershire, ketchup, sugar, maple syrup, salt, chili powder, onion powder, dry mustard, paprika and pepper.
  2. Bring to a boil and allow to boil for about 15 minute stirring occasionally.
  3. Simmer uncovered to get to reach desired thickness.
  4. Preheat oven to 300°F while your sauce is simmering.
  5. Cut ribs into individual servings.
  6. Place ribs in a9x13-inch baking pan sprayed with nonstick cooking spray.
  7. Sprinkle with garlic salt, to taste.
  8. Bake uncovered for 45 minutes bone side up.
  9. Drain the grease off the ribs.
  10. Pour prepared sauce over ribs.
  11. Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 1 hour.
  12. Uncover and bake for an additional 30 minutes, basting the ribs 2-3 times during final stage.


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