Is it better to boil ribs before cooking?
Since the ribs are fatty, many cooks choose to parboil spareribs for a short time or boil for an extended period of time to tenderize the rib meat.
It is important that you simmer the ribs rather than cook them at a full boil for a long time.
The heat of a boil can result in tough meat.
What are country style pork ribs?
Country-style ribs are cut from the blade end of the loin close to the pork shoulder. They are meatier than other rib cuts. They contain no rib bones, but instead contain parts of the shoulder blade (scapula).
What temp should country style ribs be?
About Pork Country Style Ribs
Pork country style ribs are usually cut from the pork butt which has a lot of fat marbling and connective tissue. This means they need to be cooked way above their safe temperature of 145°F in order to get them tender, and because they have fat to render, this is fine.
How do you know when country style ribs are done?
Your thermometer should easily slide into the meat with little or no resistance. The temperature should be around 195 degrees. At this point the Country Ribs are cooked but there’s one final step.