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Smoked Spicy St. Louis Dry-Rubbed Ribs

Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cook Time

4 Hours

Effort

Pellets

Hickory

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.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

4

Units of Measurement:

Rub

  • 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

main

  • 2 Cup apple juice

  • 1/2 Cup BBQ sauce (optional)

Steps

  • 1

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

    Grill250 ˚F

  • 2

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

    Ingredients

    • 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

  • 3

    Place ribs on grill and smoke for 2 hours.

    Grill250 ˚F

  • 4

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

    Ingredients

    • 2 Cup apple juice

  • 5

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

    Grill250 ˚F

  • 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!

    Grill250 ˚F

    Ingredients

    • 1/2 Cup BBQ sauce (optional)

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