Video:Tips for Cooking Pork Ribswith Greyson Ferguson
Cooking pork ribs can be challenging if you've never tried them before. Here are some tips on cooking pork ribs so that they come out perfectly every time.See Transcript
Transcript:Tips for Cooking Pork RibsHey guys, Greyson Ferguson here with About.com. Today we are going to discus tips for cooking pork ribs.
Cuts to Ask Your Butcher for When Cooking Pork RibsTypically, you are going to use the baby back ribs when cooking pork ribs. This is also referred to as loin back and back ribs. However, there are a few other kinds of ribs, such as spareribs (also known as St. Louis cut ribs. Baby back ribs are slightly more curved than spare ribs.
When purchasing ribs you want a nice pink color. Darker meat means its older and may be approaching expiration.
How to Trim Meat When Cooking Pork RibsBefore beginning the cooking process, rinse off the ribs in your kitchen sink. Look on the underside of the ribs. You are going to see a thin membrane coating. This looks like a light white sheet. Pull this membrane off to give you full access to the meat of the ribs.
Cook Pork Ribs to a Temperature of 160 DegreesApply your flavoring to the ribs once the membrane is off. This is typically either a rub or sauce. Cook the ribs at 325 degrees in your oven for roughly one and a half hours. Slow cooking the ribs is going to vary in time, so always monitor the ribs until they reach an internal temperature of 160 degrees.
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