Spiced rubbed smoky ribs

Spiced Rubbed Smoky Ribs Recipe

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It takes a little time to make the rub for these ribs, but you'll be so glad you did.

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30 Min
1 Hr 40 Min


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4 lb
short ribs, fat trimmed
1 Tbsp
chili powder
1 Tbsp
light brown sugar
1 tsp
1 tsp
garlic powder
1 tsp
onion powder
1 tsp
ground cumin
1 tsp
1/4 tsp
cayenne pepper
2 c
mesquite wood chips
onion, diced
2 tsp
minced garlic
1 Tbsp
canola oil
1-1/2 c
1/4 c
worcestershire sauce
1/4 c
brewed coffee
1/4 c
red wine vinegar
2 Tbsp
light brown sugar
chipotle pepper in adobo sauce, chopped
2 tsp
dry mustard
1/2 tsp

How to Make Spiced rubbed smoky ribs


  • 1Heat oven to 350. Put ribs in a roasting pan. In bowl, combine chili powder, 1 tbsp brown sugar, 1 tsp salt, garlic and onion powders, cumin, pepper and cayenne pepper. Sprinkle over ribs, press in w/ fingers. Meanwhile soak wood chips in water 30 mins, drain, place in bottom of grill.
  • 2Cook ribs 1-1/2 hrs. Drain of any fat. In saucepan cook onion and garlic in oil for 5 mins. Stir in ketchup, worcestershire sauce, coffee, vineagr, 2 tbsp brown sugar, chipotle pepper, dry mustard and 1/2 tsp salt.
  • 3Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer 30 mins, stirring occasionally. Heat grill to medium. Place ribs on grill. Grill 15 mins, turning once. Serve w/ sauce.

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About Spiced rubbed smoky ribs

Course/Dish: Ribs
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom

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