Slow Smoked BBQ Ribs- Summer Kick Off & 4th of July

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Jul. 21, 2014

Here's to kicking off the start of Summer and the 4th of July! These smoked BBQ ribs are a great way to try your hand at the BBQ pit. This particular method will take some time but you'll be glad you did. They're a great combination of savory, tangy and sweet. I'll show you how to make a wet rub and the mop that you're going to need to keep these babies nice and moist. Enjoy!


Ribs 2 , cleaned, membrane removed
For wet rub
Grand diamond all purpose seasoning 5 Tablespoon
Light brown sugar 5 Teaspoon
Ground coriander 2 1/2 Teaspoon
Kosher salt 2 Teaspoon
Sweet paprika 1 1/2 Teaspoon
Orange champagne vinegar 6 Tablespoon
For basting liquid
Apple juice 1 1/4 Cup (20 tbs)
Apple cider vinegar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Extra virgin olive oil 2 Tablespoon



1. In a bowl, mix together all ingredients of the wet rub. Set aside.

2.  In another bowl, mix together all ingredients of the bastinf liquid along with tablespoons of the rub. Set aside.

3. Rub the ribs with the prepared rub, cover and allow to marinade for at least 4 hours.

4. Preheat a barbecue barrel pit to 250F.



5. Place the ribs on the heated grill, baste after every 30 to 40 minutes, maintain the temperature of 225 to 250F. Cook for about 4 to 5 hours until done.



6. Cut into slices and serve.




Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 240 Minutes
Ready In: 240 Minutes
Servings: 10

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 258Calories from Fat 185

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 20 g30.8%

Saturated Fat 7 g35%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 404 mg16.83%

Total Carbohydrates 11 g3.7%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 5 g

Protein 7 g14%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet