Baby Back Ribs

Homemade Smoked Barbecue Pork Ribs

Baby Back Ribs

4.27 from 15 votes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 358 kcal


  • 1 rack baby back ribs about 2 pounds
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • BBQ sauce of choice as needed

Dry Rub Seasoning

  • 2 teaspoons salt kosher
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon dark brown sugar


  • Pat the ribs dry with a paper towel, cut into four sections, and brush olive oil all over.
  • Mix all the ingredients for the dry rub together. Apply all over the ribs.
  • Evenly place the ribs on one tray on the second rack position from the bottom.
  • Cook the ribs in the air fryer at 350°F for 35 minutes. Time does depend on the thickness of the rib.
  • After the 35 minutes, brush with BBQ sauce and cook the ribs for 5 more minutes at 400°F.


Calories: 358kcalCarbohydrates: 2gProtein: 27gFat: 27gSaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 98mgSodium: 1296mgPotassium: 369mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 179IUCalcium: 49mgIron: 2mg
Food Group Meat & Poultry
Keyword Easy
Cooking Method Air Frying
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