Charcoal-Grilled Barbecued Pork Ribs

Serves: 8Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 2 hours 45 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8


  • Juice of 2 lemons
  • 4 lbs. pork ribs (about 3 slabs)
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 1⁄4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 cups gluten-free barbecue sauce


  • Brush lemon juice over ribs. Rub with salt and pepper, and brush with oil.
  • Place a drip pan in bottom of grill and surround with hot coals. Put a couple cups of water in the pan and place the ribs over the pan.
  • Place 1 cup barbecue sauce in serving bowl; set aside. Baste pork with remaining sauce, cover grill, and cook for 30 minutes. Turn ribs and baste again with sauce. Cover and cook for another 2 hours, turning and basting often.
  • When done, the meat will be crusty on the outside and tender on the inside. Warm with the unused barbecue sauce and serve with ribs.