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Hot and Spicy Ribs

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Hot and Spicy Ribs
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  • Total 5 hr 15 min
  • Servings 6
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Enjoy these tender, smoked pork ribs, rubbed with a hot spice mixture – a wonderful grilled dinner recipe.
Updated May 22, 2013

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

  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    These spicy-hot ribs are great served with your favorite coleslaw, potato salad and iced tea—or any other drink that suits your mood.
  • tip 2
    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

580 Calories, 45g Total Fat, 43g Protein, 2g Total Carbohydrate, 0g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
580
Calories from Fat
400
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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