Updated: Dec 10, 2019
Ribs are usually a great keto option, but I find that most people don't know how to cook them. A good rib should fall off the bone, be juicy, and NOT get stuck in your teeth. I can't tell you how many barbecues I've been to that served dry, fibrous meat. Well, I'm here to fix that. This ketogenic recipe for baby back ribs will give you exactly what you've been looking for.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Rest Time: 3 hours
Cook Time: 3 hours
Servings: 4 (3 ribs per serving)
Macros Per Serving:
Total Carbs: 2g
Net Carbs: 1g
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1 rack of pork ribs
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Let's Do This:
Dry ribs with paper towels
Remove membrane from underside of ribs by grabbing a corned with a paper towel and pulling. This my require a knife to pull up a corner of the membrane.
Apply dry rub to both sides of ribs.
Wrap in plastic wrap for 3 hours.
Preheat oven, smoker, or grill to 250 degrees Fahrenheit.
Place ribs meat side up directly on grate. If using an oven, use a baking rack on a cookie sheet.
Cook for 2 hours. The internal temperature should be between 170 and 180 degrees.
Wrap in a double layer of aluminum foil.
Return to grill for an additional 1 hour. Internal temperature should be 204-208 degrees.
Let rest for 20 minutes.
Unwrap the foil and serve.