Baby Back Ribs Without a Smoker

Carolyn Haas

By
@Linky1

Authentic Barbecue is traditionally cooked in a pit or in a smoker for many hours. If you have neither the equipment or the time, try this brining method for a tasty alternative. I couldn't believe how easy it is!


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Serves:
3-4
Prep:
40 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Barbecue

Ingredients

3 lb
baby back ribs
6 qt
water
1 c
salt
1 c
sugar
4 clove
garlic
dry rub seasoning of choice
salt and pepper
favorite barbecue sauce

Step-By-Step

1Rinse ribs and remove fibrous material on back of ribs, if desired. Cut into 3 or 4 sections. Bring to boil in 6 qt. of water and simmer on low for about a half hour. Skim off scum if desired.

2Let stand to dry for about 5 minutes.
Heat grill for direct heat.

3Brush ribs with olive oil.
Sprinkle ribs with dry rub,salt and pepper.

4Brush hot grates with oil and grill meat. Turn a few times until charred in spots, about 5-10 minutes. Brush with BBQ sauce the last few minutes, or just serve at the table.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Ribs
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Southern