Shortcut BBQ Recipes

Make these saucy shortcut barbecue recipes from Food Network chefs indoors in your oven or slow cooker.

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Sweet-Tea Ribs with Lemony Potato Salad

These easy ribs are roasted in the oven, then coated with a black tea and citrus glaze. For a classic side, mix up quick lemony potato salad while the ribs cook away.

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Texas Oven-Roasted Beef Brisket

A summer barbecue bash wouldn't be complete without the beef brisket centerpiece for a truly Texas experience. This brisket is rubbed with deep spices and braised in the oven for several hours for a fork-tender main that can be made right at home.

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Claire's Dry-Rubbed Chicken

Claire Robinson makes easy barbecue chicken with just five ingredients.

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Who Loves Ya Baby-Back?

Alton's easy indoor ribs are spiced up, then braised in the oven and glazed with a homemade sauce.

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Beer Braised BBQ Pork Butt

Beer is used as a braising liquid for the pork instead of being paired alongside the barbecue. Once the pork butt is roasted in the oven until blackened, it is slowly braised at a low temperature to ensure tenderness.

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Chipotle-Plum BBQ Pork Ribs

Glaze these sticky Mexican-inspired ribs with sweet plum sauce, orange juice and smoky chipotle for a finger-licking feast.

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