Beef/Pork Smoked Ribs - Great ribs on the UDS

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May. 25, 2013

Today I did some beef ribs as well as baby back ribs with a quick and easy apple BBQ sauce.
Also I did the drawing for Big Bob Gibson's BBQ Book and congratulation to ManCaveMeals for winning!


Baby back pork rib racks 2
Beef rib rack 1
Coffee chilli rub 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Apple juice 1 Cup (16 tbs) (for spraying)
For barbecue sauce
Brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Olive oil 4 Tablespoon
Mustard paste 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Worcestershire sauce 2 Tablespoon
Cayenne 1 Pinch
Onion powder 1 Teaspoon
Granulated garlic 1 Teaspoon
Rubbed sage 1 Teaspoon
Apple butter 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Lemon 1 , juiced
Ketchup 3 Cup (48 tbs)
Liquid smoke 1 Teaspoon
Siracha sauce 1 Teaspoon



1. Preheat the drum smoker to 230 F, with lump, cherry and apple wood char coal.

2. On a baking sheet place the baby back ribs and beef ribs.


3. Rub the beef ribs all over with olive oil.

4. Sprinkle the coffee chilli rub equally, on both the sides of the 3 ribs and rub well.

5. Spread the brown sugar equally on the baby back ribs.

6. Place the ribs on the grill, in the drum smoker, cover with lid and cook it for first 1 hour to set.

7. After 1 hour, spray the ribs with apple juice and let it smoke for about 5 hours, spraying with apple juice after every 15 minutes.

8. Meanwhile in a sauce pan, put all the ingredients for barbecue sauce, stir well and simmer for about 15 to 20 minutes.

9. During last 45 minutes of cooking ribs, brush them with barbecue sauce and keep brushing after every 15 minutes.


10. Remove the ribs from smoker and rest for 10 minutes and slice into individual ribs.


11. Serve hot with garlic steamed beans if desired.

Recipe Summary

Cook Time: 300 Minutes
Ready In: 300 Minutes
Servings: 14

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 953Calories from Fat 607

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 67 g103.1%

Saturated Fat 15 g75%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 1646 mg68.58%

Total Carbohydrates 50 g16.7%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 38 g

Protein 34 g68%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet