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Hot and Spicy Ribs

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 5 hr 15 min
  • Servings 6

Enjoy these tender, smoked pork ribs, rubbed with a hot spice mixture – a wonderful grilled dinner recipe. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

Ribs

4
cups hickory wood chips
5
pounds pork spareribs (not cut into 16 serving pieces)
Barbecue sauce, if desired

Hot And Spicy Rub

1
tablespoon garlic powder
1
tablespoon paprika
2
teaspoons ground red pepper (cayenne)
2
teaspoons dried thyme leaves, crumbled
1
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon pepper

Steps

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  • 1
    In large bowl, cover wood chips with water; soak 30 minutes.
  • 2
    Drain wood chips. Prepare and heat smoker using wood chips and adding water to water pan following manufacturer’s directions.
  • 3
    In small bowl, mix rub ingredients. Cut rack of pork in half to fit on smoker rack if necessary. Rub spice mixture into pork.
  • 4
    Place pork on rack in smoker. Cover and smoke 4 hours 30 minutes to 5 hours or until tender and no longer pink next to bones. If smoking stops, add additional wood chips through side door of smoker. Serve pork with barbecue sauce.

Expert Tips

  • These spicy-hot ribs are great served with your favorite coleslaw, potato salad and iced tea—or any other drink that suits your mood.
  • Slide knife under silverskin; lift and loosen until you can grab it with a paper towel. Pull it off in one piece if possible.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
580
Calories from Fat
400
% Daily Value
Total Fat
45g
69%
Saturated Fat
16g
82%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
180mg
60%
Sodium
530mg
22%
Potassium
510mg
15%
Total Carbohydrate
2g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
Protein
43g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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