Barbecued Chipotle Beef Ribs

Beef Ribs on Plate
Regarding BBQ Inc.
  • Total: 2 hrs 15 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 2 hrs
  • Servings: 4 to 6 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
674 Calories
40g Fat
42g Carbs
36g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4 to 6
Amount per serving
Calories 674
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 40g 52%
Saturated Fat 17g 86%
Cholesterol 135mg 45%
Sodium 662mg 29%
Total Carbohydrate 42g 15%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Protein 36g
Calcium 61mg 5%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This is a fantastic way to prepare BBQ Beef Ribs. The sauce is slightly spicy, yet tangy and sweet at the same time. Enjoy with your favorite grilled vegetables and a delicious creamy potato salad.


  • 2 pounds beef ribs
  • For the Rub:
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • For the Sauce:
  • 1 bottle smoky barbecue sauce
  • 1/4 cup orange marmalade
  • 2 chipotle peppers (minced)
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce

Steps to Make It

To prepare sauce:

  1. Combine all sauce ingredients in a saucepan.

  2. Let mixture come to a boil and then reduce and allow to simmer for 10 minutes. Make sure the marmalade is incorporated well into the sauce.

  3. Remove from heat and allow to cool slightly.

To prepare the ribs:

  1. Preheat grill. In a small bowl combine all rub ingredients. Trim off excess fat from beef ribs, cut into individual ribs, and apply rub all over.

  2. Place ribs on the grill and allow to cook over medium-low heat for 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Use half of the chipotle sauce to baste ribs with every 15 minutes during cooking. Save the rest to serve with ribs.