baby back ribs without a smoker

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By Carolyn Haas
from Whitewater, WI

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 time 40 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Barbecue

Ingredients For baby back ribs without a smoker

  • 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

How To Make baby back ribs without a smoker

  • 1
    Rinse 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.
  • 2
    Let stand to dry for about 5 minutes. Heat grill for direct heat.
  • 3
    Brush ribs with olive oil. Sprinkle ribs with dry rub,salt and pepper.
  • 4
    Brush 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.
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