Fall-Off-The-Bone Ribs

The Ultimate Guide to Slow Cooking in the Oven at 200 Degrees


This recipe for slow-cooked baby-back ribs is incredibly simple to prepare. Although the baking process may take some time, the end result is well worth the wait, as with any rib dish. Additionally, this recipe is highly customizable, allowing the cook to tailor it to their specific preferences.

How Long To Slow Cook Ribs In The Oven

Technically, your ribs will be ready once it reaches an internal temperature of 145ºF (63ºC). This takes about 3 1/2 to 4 1/2 hours if you are working with your averaged sized baby back ribs.

How Long To Slow Cook Ribs In The Oven

The only variable really is the size and thickness of the ribs. Naturally, the larger the rack of ribs (and the thicker), the longer the cooking time will be.

How Long Does It Take For Ribs To Cook At 225 Degrees

At 225 degrees, ribs will be ready within 3-5 hours (both covered and uncovered cooking time included).

At What Temperature Do Ribs Fall Off The Bone

Ribs are best when cooked to 190-200 degrees. That’s because they will be uber soft, tender, and juicy. The meat will literally glide off the bone.

What Can You Serve With Slow-Cooked Ribs

I love serving slow-cooked ribs with either Russian Potato Salad or uber-crisp Roasted Potatoes. But, if you are looking for something fresher, try this Cucumber And Onion Salad instead.