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Smoked Pork Spare Ribs

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As if ribs weren't hearty enough, adding a heaping helping of spices will thrill your eaters. Fire these up for your next neighborhood gathering.

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  • 2 (3 lb) racks of pork spare ribs, trimmed

  • 3 Tablespoon Traeger Pork & Poultry Rub

  • 1 Cup apple juice, cider or beer

  • 8 Ounce Traeger BBQ Sauce of choice

  • 1

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

    250 ˚F

  • 2

    If your butcher hasn't done so already, remove the membrane from the back of the ribs and trim off any excess fat. Season the ribs on all sides with Traeger Pork & Poultry rub.
    • 2 (3 lb) racks of pork spare ribs, trimmed

    • 3 Tablespoon Traeger Pork & Poultry Rub

  • 3

    Insert the probe into the middle of a rack of ribs, avoiding the bones. Arrange the ribs directly on the grill grates, bone-side down, close the lid and cook until the internal temperature reaches 203°F, 3-4 hours. Add the apple juice to a spray bottle and spritz the ribs after 1 hour of cooking and every hour thereafter.

    250 ˚F

    203 ˚F

    • 1 Cup apple juice, cider or beer

  • 4

    Brush the ribs on both sides with the Traeger BBQ Sauce. Return the ribs to the grill and cook until the sauce has set, another 30-60 minutes.

    250 ˚F

    • 8 Ounce Traeger BBQ Sauce of choice

  • 5

    To serve, cut each slab in half or into individual ribs. Serve with more BBQ sauce on the side. Enjoy!

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