Food.com has a recipe that calls for 4 pounds of pork ribs, 3?4 cup light brown sugar, 1 teaspoon hickory smoke salt, 1 tablespoon paprika, 1 tablespoon garlic powder, 1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper and 2 cups of barbecue sauce. It requires hours of baking.
To make the barbecue ribs from Food.com, preheat oven to 300 degrees Fahrenheit. Peel off the membrane from each rib, and combine the sugar and spices to make a rub. Apply rub to ribs, making sure to cover all sides, and lay on a double layer of aluminum foil. Place on a baking sheet, and allow to bake for 2 to 2 1/2 hours.
Remove ribs from oven, and heat broiler. Cut into serving portions of 2 or 3 ribs, and place on a broiling pan with the body sides facing up. Baste with barbecue sauce, and broil on each side for one to two minutes.
Another simple barbecue rib recipe calls for boiling a large pot of water and placing 2 1/2 pounds of ribs in it. Seasoning the water with 1 teaspoon of black pepper, 1 tablespoon of garlic powder and 2 tablespoons of salt. Bring to a boil, and cook ribs until tender.
Preheat oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit. Remove the ribs from the water, and place them on a large baking tray. Pour 1 cup of barbecue sauce over the ribs, and cover them with aluminum foil. Bake for 1 1/2 hours or until the ribs reach an internal temperature of 160 degrees Fahrenheit.
Alternatively, both recipes may be made using a barbecue grill.