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Smoked Spicy St. Louis Dry-Rubbed Ribs

Smoked Spicy St. Louis Dry-Rubbed Ribs

By Traeger Kitchen

Looking for a rack that packs some heat? These ribs are rubbed with a mix of flavor-packed seasonings then smoked on the Traeger over hickory hardwood.

Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cook Time

4 Hours
30 Minutes




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Units of measurement:
1/4 Cup brown sugar
1 Tablespoon smoked paprika
1/2 Tablespoon red pepper flakes
1 Tablespoon garlic salt
1 Tablespoon onion powder
1 Tablespoon cumin
1 Teaspoon ground coriander
2 Rack St. Louis-style ribs
2 Cup apple juice
1/2 Cup BBQ sauce, optional


  • 1

    When ready to cook, set Traeger to 250℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.

    250 ˚F / 121 ˚C

  • 2

    Mix all rub ingredients together, then season the ribs generously on all sides.

  • 3

    Place ribs on grill and smoke for 2 hours.

    250 ˚F / 121 ˚C


  • 4

    Remove from grill and wrap ribs in a double layer of foil. Pour apple juice over the ribs into the foil pack.

  • 5

    Return ribs to the grill and cook for 2 more hours.

    250 ˚F / 121 ˚C


  • 6

    Remove ribs from grill and serve, or brush with sauce of choice and cook for 15 to 20 minutes longer allowing sauce to set. Enjoy!

    250 ˚F / 121 ˚C


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