Best Ever BBQ Ribs

Best Ever BBQ Ribs

If you’re a fan of mouthwatering BBQ, you’re in for a treat with our Best Ever BBQ Ribs recipe. These succulent ribs are the epitome of smoky, tender, and flavorful perfection. Whether you’re firing up the grill for a backyard cookout or hosting a summer soirée, these ribs will steal the show.


  • 2 racks of baby back ribs
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons paprika
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1 cup BBQ sauce
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • Wood chips for smoking


  1. Start by removing the membrane from the back of the ribs for maximum tenderness.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together the brown sugar, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, chili powder, cayenne pepper, salt, and black pepper to create a dry rub.
  3. Rub the spice mixture evenly over both sides of the ribs.
  4. Prepare your smoker with wood chips and preheat it to 225°F (107°C).
  5. Place the ribs on the smoker grate and smoke for about 3-4 hours, or until they reach an internal temperature of 190°F (88°C).
  6. During the last 30 minutes of smoking, baste the ribs with a mixture of BBQ sauce and apple cider vinegar for a sticky, sweet glaze.
  7. Remove the ribs from the smoker and let them rest for 10 minutes before slicing and serving.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 3-4 hours

Yields: 4-6 servings

These Best Ever BBQ Ribs are a labor of love, slow-cooked to perfection with a mouthwatering dry rub and a sweet and tangy BBQ glaze. Get ready for a flavor explosion that will have your guests coming back for seconds.

Nutrition Information: (per serving)

Calories: 450

Protein: 25g

Carbohydrates: 20g

Fat: 30g

Saturated Fat: 10g

Cholesterol: 100mg

Sodium: 750mg

Fiber: 2g

Sugar: 15g

Make your next BBQ unforgettable with these Best Ever BBQ Ribs. The combination of the savory dry rub and the sticky-sweet glaze will have your guests begging for the recipe. So fire up that smoker, grab your apron, and get ready to create a masterpiece that will make you the BBQ hero of your neighborhood. Whether it’s a family dinner or a summer bash, these ribs are the star of the show!

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