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Hot & Fast Smoked Baby Back Ribs




Don't have time to wait around on ribs? These hot and fast baby backs are the answer. Traeger Pork & Poultry Rub-seasoned ribs are given an apple juice spritz and cooked over cherry wood for deep flavor and rich color.


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  • 3 Rack baby back ribs

  • Traeger Pork & Poultry Rub

  • 2 Cup apple juice

  • 1

    When ready to cook, set the Traeger temperature to 300°F and preheat with the lid closed for 15 minutes.

    300 ˚F

  • 2

    Remove the membranes from back of each rack of ribs by sliding a butter knife between the membrane and the bone over a center rib. Then, grip the membrane with a paper towel and pull away. Trim any excess fat. Season both sides of the ribs with Traeger Pork & Poultry Rub. Let sit for 10 minutes.

    • 3 Rack baby back ribs

    • To Taste Traeger Pork & Poultry Rub

  • 3

    Place the ribs directly on the grill grates. Insert the probe horizontally into the meaty part of the ribs, avoiding the bones. Close the lid and cook, spraying with apple juice every 30 minutes, until the internal temperature reaches 202°F, about 2 1/2 hours total.

    202 ˚F

    • 2 Cup apple juice

  • 4

    Remove the racks from grill and let rest for 10 minutes before slicing between the bones into individual ribs and serving. Enjoy!

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