BBQ Pork Ribs Low and Slow

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Mar. 26, 2014

A slow cooked, smoked spare rib with amazing flavour.


For the rub
Paprika 3 Tablespoon
Brown sugar 3 Tablespoon
Onion powder 1 Tablespoon
Sea salt 2 Tablespoon
Cumin 1 Teaspoon
Garlic powder 1 Tablespoon
Chipotle 1 Tablespoon
Mustard powder 1 Teaspoon
Fennel 1 Teaspoon
Coriander 1 Teaspoon
Marjoram 1 Teaspoon
Rosemary 1 Teaspoon
Thyme 1 Teaspoon
Kummel 1 Teaspoon
Black pepper 1 Tablespoon
Lemon peel 1 Teaspoon (Optional)
Other ingredients
Spare ribs pork 3 1/2 Kilogram , trimmed of fat (2 in number, about 1.8 kilogram each)
Apple juice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Barbecue sauce 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)



1. Prepare the rub and set it aside.

2. Take the trimmed spare rib and cover it with the prepared rub uniformly and let it rest in the refrigerator for some time.

3. Prepare the monolith grill for slow cooking, place a reflector pan and arrange two aluminium containers filled with pineapple juice on top. Position a tripod stand on the reflector pan such that the stand is stable. Place an appropriate smoking tray on top.


4. Arrange the spare rib on the tray and let it smoke at 110 C for about 3 hours.

5. Take one rib off the smoker, dip it in apple juice and wrap it in the aluminium foil and keep it on smoker for 2 more hours. Let the other rib cook as it is on the smoker.

6. Continue cooking both the pork ribs for one more hour while brushing the meat intermittently with barbecue sauce.


7. Cut the pork pieces and serve them on a serving dish.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 360 Minutes
Ready In: 360 Minutes
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 929Calories from Fat 478

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 53 g81.5%

Saturated Fat 18 g90%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 1485 mg61.88%

Total Carbohydrates 21 g7%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 13 g

Protein 87 g174%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet