Pork Ribs

Healthy Keto Baby Back Ribs

Finished Baby Back Ribs
Baby Back Ribs Done!

Baby Back Ribs are some of the easiest things to make on the grill. If you use sugar free rub then they are perfectly keto and healthy. They dont have as much meat as St. Louis Style ribs buts thats ok, they still turn out wonderful and dont take as long.

Baby Back Ribs
Baby Back Ribs

First things first. Get a slab of baby back ribs. Open the package and lay them out on a cookie sheet that will fit the slab.

Peeling Membrane Off Baby Back Ribs
Peeling the membrane off the back of the baby back ribs

Next, turn the ribs over and use a knife to take the membrane off the back of the ribs. Use a paper towel to help you do this. Just get it started, it will all come off. The reason to do this is to get the rub we are applying down in the ribs.

Rub on the Baby Back Ribs
Sugar Free Rub on the Baby Back Ribs

Next, rub the ribs with a sugar free rub to keep it keto. Any rub will do, as long as its sugar free. I use the rub I get from

Starting the cook on the baby back ribs
Baby back ribs are started!

Next, put the ribs in your smoker or PBC or whatever you are using. I use the Pit Barrel Cooker because its very simple and the ribs turn out great. If you are using a charcoal grill, I suggest using cherry wood chips and the 3-2-1 method. You can find about that at right here.

Finished Baby Back Ribs
Pulling the Baby Back Ribs

Pull the ribs when the bones are about 1/4 to 1/2 inch exposed from the meat.

BBQ sauce on baby back ribs
Brushing some sauce on

Now if you like your ribs with sauce, then put it on right after or just put some on your plate to dip. Either way if you are doing keto, make sure its sugar free and healthy.

Finished Baby Back Ribs
Baby Back Ribs Done!

There you have it, healthy, keto baby back ribs on the grill. If you put sauce on it, you may want to put it back on the grill for 30 minutes to set it but I dont think this is necessary, just what I think. Anyway. Until next time….Cheers.

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