Oven Baked St. Louis Style Ribs

Made in the oven, covered in bbq sauce, these ribs are so tender, sticky, and delicious!


If you’d like to cook these St. Louis Style Ribs on the grill, follow these steps:

  • Rub ribs with the seasoning
  • Preheat grill to 350F. Wrap ribs in aluminum foil and grill for 60 minutes.
  • Unwrap the ribs, brush with barbecue sauce, wrap and grill for 15 more minutes. Unwrap again, brush with sauce again and wrap in the foil . Cook for 15-25 more minutes until tender.
  • Serves: 4
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Cook Time: 2.5 Hours


  • 3-4 pounds St. Louis ribs
  • 1 cup (more if needed) barbecue sauce
  • Spice Rub: 1 tsp salt, 2 tsp black pepper, 2 TBSP paprika, 1 TBSP garlic powder, 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper, 2 tsp dried oregano, 1 TBSP brown sugar


  1. Combine all ingredients for the spice rub in a small bowl. Rub both sides of the ribs with it. Let ribs absorb the spices for at least 15 minutes.

  2. Preheat oven to 350F. Place rack in the middle.

    Wrap ribs in aluminum foil. Place ribs on a baking sheet and bake for 2 hours, or a little less, until tender.

  3. Remove ribs from foil and generously brush with barbecue sauce. Return to the oven and bake for 20-25 more minutes, until sauce has warmed up and turned darker.

    Cut into individual ribs. Serve.

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