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Big Game Day BBQ Ribs

Prep Time

25 Minutes

Cook Time

3 Hours

Effort

Pellets

Pecan

Get fired up for tailgating with these St. Louis-style ribs. This cut of ribs has more fat & bone, which makes them flavorful & inexpensive.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

6

Units of Measurement:

main

  • 2 Rack St. Louis-style ribs

  • 1/4 Cup Traeger Big Game Rub

  • 1 Cup peach nectar

  • 1 Cup Traeger Apricot BBQ Sauce

Steps

  • 1

    Wash ribs and pat dry. Pull membrane off the back of ribs.

    Ingredients

    • 2 Rack St. Louis-style ribs

  • 2

    When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 275°F, and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.

    Grill275 ˚F

  • 3

    Apply a thin coat of rub to the back of the ribs and all sides. Let rest 5 minutes. Turn ribs over, apply a heavy coat of rub to the top and let rest or “sweat” for 15 minutes.

    Ingredients

    • 1/4 Cup Traeger Big Game Rub

  • 4

    Place ribs bone side down directly on the grill grate and cook for 2 to 2-1/2 hours. Check for doneness, the internal temperature should be 160°F and the meat should be pulling away from the bones.

    Grill275 ˚F

    Probe160 ˚F

  • 5

    Remove ribs from the grill placing them meat side down on top of a piece of foil. Pour 1/2 cup peach nectar over ribs and wrap foil tightly around the ribs creating a packet.

    Grill275 ˚F

    Ingredients

    • 1 Cup peach nectar

  • 6

    Put ribs back on the grill, bone side up and cook for another 30 to 45 minutes or until tender, but not fall-off-the-bone.

    Grill275 ˚F

  • 7

    Remove from the grill and sauce the front and back of the ribs. Place the ribs back on the Traeger for 15 minutes to set the sauce.

    Ingredients

    • 1 Cup Traeger Apricot BBQ Sauce

  • 8

    Remove, let rest for 15 minutes, slice and serve. Enjoy!

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