Vermont Castings

Falling Off the Bone Ribs

Impress the guests by making these ribs as they fall off the bone.

Prep Time
45 to 60 minutes
Easy to do
Cook Time
1 to 1½ hours



    1. Prepare the two fresh portions of baby back ribs with the rub of your choice, be sure to do both sides. Spread the Frank's Red Hot Lime and Chili sauce over the ribs.
    2. Slice your 6-8 lemons very thinly and set aside. Clean and prepare your cilantro and set aside.
    3. Line the bottom of a glass dish with the cilantro and place the ribs meat side down on top of the cilantro. Place the slices of lemon on top of the ribs, covering them completely. Cover the dish and place in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour.
    4. Remove ribs from the fridge and pour 1/4 of water into the dish(es). Cover with tin foil and place in an oven at 350 for 2 to 2 1/2 hrs. Remove from oven and remove from dish, carefully remove lemons and cilantro
    5. BBQ ribs on high heat for 10-15 minutes slathering on your favourite BBQ sauce remove and let sit for 3-5 minutes and sit back and watch your guests enjoy the most tender ribs they have ever had. Serve with an ice cold beer and coleslaw or baked beans.

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