One of the most popular marinades for ribs is a sweet hot marinade, a smoky chipotle rub and an apricot pineapple marinade posted on Southernliving.com. Other recipes for marinades are included on the website as well.
To make a sweet hot marinade for ribs, ground ginger, crushed red pepper and lime is used to flavor the meat. For a smoky chipotle rub, brown sugar, canned chipotle peppers and barbecue sauce is used. For an apricot pineapple marinade, pineapple juice, apricot nectar and balsamic vinegar is used. The full recipes for these marinades can be found on Southerliving.com along with recipes for a basting sauce for baby loin back ribs and a honey-soy marinade.