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Slow-Smoked BBQ Back Ribs

Slow Smoked BBQ Back Ribs

The great thing about smoking ribs instead of grilling them is that the slow cooking prevents the meat from shrinking. Instead of a thick piece of meat with a clean bone protruding at the end, you’re left with very tender, evenly cooked meat that stretches the length of the bone. More surface to slather with sauce and enjoy.

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  • 4 - 8Servings



1. Cover meat all over with spice rub and let sit 1 to 2 hours in the fridge, or 30 minutes on the counter.

2. Load into smoker.

3. Smoke at 220°F for 5 to 6 hours, until meat is tender.

4. Remove meat from smoker and allow to cool. Slice in between ribs. Serve with additional BBQ sauce on the side.

Each rack has 4 ribs. Allow 1 to 2 ribs per person, depending on what else you are serving.

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