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Honey Chipotle Country Style Rib Sandwich

This country style rib sandwich features melt-in-your-mouth country style ribs, caramelized onions, and Sweet Baby Ray's sweet and tangy Honey Chipotle BBQ sauce all on a toasty bun.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time3 hours
Total Time3 hours 10 minutes
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Comfort Food
Keyword: Country Style Rib Sandwich
Servings: 8 people
Author: Susie Bulloch


  • 2 pounds boneless country style pork ribs
  • 1 small sweet vidalia onion sliced
  • 2 cups Sweet Baby Ray’s Honey Chipotle BBQ Sauce
  • Hey Grill Hey’s Sweet BBQ Rub link in recipe notes
  • 4 Tablespoons salted butter cut into cubes
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoons honey
  • 8 Toasted hoagie buns


  • Liberally season the ribs on all sides with the Sweet BBQ Rub.
  • Preheat your grill to 350 degrees F with two zone heat. Place the seasoned ribs on the side of the grill with the direct heat and sear for 2-3 minutes per side.
  • Transfer the seared ribs to a 9x13 aluminum pan or a 12 inch cast iron skillet , top with the sliced sweet onions, Sweet Baby Ray's Honey Chipotle BBQ sauce, apple cider vinegar, honey, and butter. Cover with foil and return to the grill on the indirect heat side.
  • Bake, covered, for 2-3 additional hours or until the ribs are 202 degrees F internal temperature. Allow them to rest in the pan for 20-30 minutes. Carefully transfer one rib to each toasted bun. Top with the caramelized onions and additional sauce as desired. Serve immediately and enjoy!


Calories: 516kcal | Carbohydrates: 69g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 0.3g | Cholesterol: 70mg | Sodium: 1124mg | Potassium: 459mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 34g | Vitamin A: 341IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 57mg | Iron: 12mg