Homemade Keto Ribs Recipe

Indulge in the succulent goodness of our Homemade Keto Ribs without worrying about straying from your low-carb lifestyle. These tender, fall-off-the-bone ribs are a dream come true for both keto enthusiasts and barbecue lovers. With a perfect balance of smoky, savory, and slightly sweet flavors, these ribs are an absolute must-try for your next backyard gathering.

Homemade Keto Ribs Recipe

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 2.5 hours

Serves: 4

Difficulty: Intermediate

Course: Main Course

Cuisine: Keto-friendly BBQ

kcal: Approximately 380 kcal per serving


For the Rub:

  • 2 tablespoons paprika
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper

For the Ribs:

  • 2 racks of pork baby back ribs
  • 1 cup sugar-free BBQ sauce


  1. Preheat your smoker or grill to 225°F (107°C).
  2. In a bowl, mix all the rub ingredients until well combined.
  3. Prepare the ribs by removing the membrane from the bone side. Rub the spice mixture all over the ribs, making sure to coat them evenly.
  4. Place the ribs on the smoker or grill bone side down. Close the lid and smoke the ribs for about 2.5 hours, or until they are tender.
  5. During the last 30 minutes of smoking, brush the ribs with a thin layer of sugar-free BBQ sauce.
  6. Once the ribs are tender and the sauce has caramelized slightly, remove them from the smoker or grill.
  7. Let the ribs rest for a few minutes before cutting them into individual portions.

Note: These Homemade Keto Ribs boast the perfect balance of flavors and tenderness, making them a star attraction at any barbecue gathering.

Nutrition Facts (per serving):

  • Calories: 380 kcal
  • Fat: 25g
  • Carbohydrates: 5g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Protein: 30g

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