Cut ribs into 2-rib sections; place in Dutch oven or stockpot.
Add enough water to completely cover ribs. Stir in remaining ingredients except barbecue sauce; cover with lid. Bring to boil; simmer on medium-low heat 20 min. Drain.
Heat grill to medium heat. Grill ribs 10 min. or until done, turning occasionally and brushing generously with barbecue sauce.