Smoked Barbecue Baby Back Ribs Recipe
2 full racks of ribs
- 1 ½ teaspoons of kosher salt
- 1 ½ teaspoons of chili powder
- 1 ½ teaspoons of garlic powder
- 1 ½ teaspoons of onion powder
- 1 teaspoon of cumin
- 1 teaspoon of paprika
- 1 teaspoon of black pepper
- 2 full racks of baby back ribs, cut in half and membrane removed
- ¼ cup of apple cider vinegar
- ¼ cup of apple cider
- ¼ cup of apple juice
- 2 cups of your favorite BBQ sauce
- Preheat the smoker to 225°.
- In a small bowl mix together the salt, chili powder, garlic powder, onion powder, cumin, paprika and black pepper to make a rub.
- Generously season the ribs on all sides with the rub and let sit for 1 hour. Transfer the ribs to a smoking rack and smoke at 225° for 3 hours.
- Remove the ribs and place each ½ rack onto a sheet of heavy duty aluminum foil.
- Add the cider vinegar, cider and juice to a spray bottle and generously spray the top of the ribs using the spray mixture.
- Wrap up the ribs and place back in the smoker, turn the smoker setting to off, and cook at 225° for 2 hours.
- Remove the ribs, unwrap them and baste them with 1 cup of BBQ sauce. Return them to the smoker and elevate the temperature to 250° and smoke for 1 hour.
- Remove from the grill, rest for 10 minutes and add on remaining BBQ sauce. Serve!