Barbecue ribs

Barbecue ribs

Everyone needs an amazing rib recipe in their arsenal. If you want to step up your grill game this season, we have just the perfect treat for your summertime cookouts. Show off with these irresistible ribs to your guests, and become their favorite cook for good.

Barbecue ribs

Everyone needs an amazing rib recipe in their arsenal. If you want to step up your grill game this season, we have just the perfect treat for your summertime cookouts. Show off with these irresistible ribs to your guests, and become their favorite cook for good.
USMetric
4 servingservings

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup 60 ml Dijon mustard
  • 2 tbsp 2 tbsp cider vinegar
  • 3 lbs 1.4 kg spare ribs
  • ¼ cup 60 ml paprika powder
  • ½ tbsp ½ tbsp chili powder
  • 1½ tbsp 1½ tbsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 2 tsp 2 tsp onion powder
  • 1½ tbsp 1½ tbsp ground black pepper
  • 2 tbsp 2 tbsp salt
  • 2 tbsp 2 tbsp butter (optional)
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Instructions

  1. Preheat the grill for 20-30 minutes on medium-high heat with the lid down.
  2. For the wet base, combine mustard and vinegar. Rub the ribs down with the mixture, thoroughly covering the meat.
  3. For the dry rub, combine all the spices. Generously season the ribs with the spice mix and rub down until nicely coated. Save some of the dry rub for later.
  4. Flip over the ribs and repeat the process of applying the wet base first, then the dry rub.
  5. Place ribs on a large piece of aluminium foil with the shiny side up. Depending on the fat content of your ribs, you can add some butter on top. First pull up the long sides of the foil, then roll up the edges and secure tightly to avoid leaking. Repeat wrapping with another piece of aluminium foil.
  6. Place wrapped ribs on the grill for 1 hour, lid down, until fully cooked through, flipping every 20 minutes.
  7. When the ribs are ready, remove from the grill. Turn up the grill to the highest temperature.
  8. Carefully remove the foil and watch out for the steam. Transfer to a cutting board and sprinkle with some more dry rub. Place back on the grill and close the lid. Grill for 2-5 more minutes if it’s already crispy or 10 minutes if it needs more crisping up.
  9. Remove from the grill allow to cool for 5-10 minutes before serving.

Tips

If you like things spicy, feel free to add more chili powder to the dry rub mixture.

If you have leftovers from the dry rub, save it for your next cookout!

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10 comments

  1. Patricia
    Where is the 6g carb coming from in this recipe?
    Reply: #4
  2. Farris
    I think Aluminum use is still controversial. Find a better way. Aluminum use has been linked to Alzheimer.
  3. Lynnette
    I don't keep aluminum in the house, but this would work great using a parchment paper pocket in the oven and then crisping up on the bbq after. Definitely going to give it a try. Thanks. :)
  4. Phillip
    The onion powder and garlic powder are contributing to the carbs.
  5. Steven
    From all of the powders, I guess
  6. Carrie
    Excellent recipe. I used wood chips in my gas grill to add a bit of smoke flavor as well as using smoked paprika for half the paprika in this recipe. It only took 1 hour for the ribs to soften and I did not turn the rib packet over during the cooking. I cooked the ribs indirectly -turned off the flame under the ribs. When fully cooked and the ribs were easy to pull apart, I took them out of the foil and placed them on the grill to crisp up. We had lots of juices left in the foil and dunked our ribs into it as we ate the ribs.
  7. trixyshop
    👍👍😊
  8. Ronald
    could this be made in a slow cooker?
  9. Linda
    what temperature does the dial on your grill say it is please??
    Reply: #10
  10. Kristin Parker Team Diet Doctor

    what temperature does the dial on your grill say it is please??

    I am not sure what specific temperature they heated their grill to, but this is pretty flexible and can work well in the medium to medium high range.

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