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BBQ Spare Ribs with Spicy Mandarin Glaze

Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cook Time

5 Hours

Effort

Pellets

Mesquite

We added some Asian flair to the popular 3-2-1 method. These ribs have great flavor that packs a punch.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

6

Units of Measurement:

main

  • 3 Large racks spare ribs, membrane removed

  • 3 Tablespoon yellow mustard

  • 1 Tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

  • 1 Cup honey

  • 1 1/2 Cup brown sugar

  • Traeger Pork & Poultry Rub

  • 24 Ounce Dr. Pepper

  • 1 1/2 Cup mandarin orange sauce

  • 1 Teaspoon sesame oil

  • 1 Teaspoon soy sauce

  • 1 Teaspoon garlic powder

Steps

  • 1

    When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 225°F and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes. For optimal flavor, use Super Smoke if available.

    Grill225 ˚F

  • 2

    In a small bowl, combine Worcestershire sauce and yellow mustard. Rub both sides of the ribs with the Worcestershire and mustard mixture. Place directly on the grill grate and smoke for 3 hours.

    Grill225 ˚F

    Ingredients

    • 3 Large racks spare ribs, membrane removed

    • 3 Tablespoon yellow mustard

    • 1 Tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

  • 3

    Remove ribs from Traeger and place in an aluminum foil pan. Pour honey over the ribs then sprinkle with brown sugar and Traeger Pork & Poultry Rub. Pour Dr. Pepper over the ribs. Cover with foil and increase Traeger temperature to 275°F. Cook ribs for 2 hours.

    Grill275 ˚F

    Ingredients

    • 1 Cup honey

    • 1 1/2 Cup brown sugar

    • As Needed Traeger Pork & Poultry Rub

    • 24 Ounce Dr. Pepper

  • 4

    Remove foil pan from grill. Increase Traeger temperature to 450°F. In a separate bowl, mix together the mandarin sauce, sesame oil, soy sauce and garlic powder. Remove ribs from the foil pan and brush glaze on ribs. Place ribs meat-side down directly on the grill grate for 8 to 10 minutes.

    Grill450 ˚F

    Ingredients

    • 1 1/2 Cup mandarin orange sauce

    • 1 Teaspoon sesame oil

    • 1 Teaspoon soy sauce

    • 1 Teaspoon garlic powder

  • 5

    Remove ribs from Traeger. Enjoy!

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