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Sweet & Spicy Baby Back Ribs


2 racks baby back ribs

Dry Rub:

  • 1 tablespoon seasoned salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Barbecue Sauce:

  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Rinse ribs and pat dry with paper towel. Remove membrane on back of each rack (slide a knife in at top under membrane and use a dry paper towel to pull it away.) In a small bowl, mix together dry rub ingredients. Sprinkle generously over both sides of meat, rubbing into the meat and coating completely. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate 2-4 hours.

Heat grill to medium-low, about 275 degrees. Turn off all burners except one on the outside. Place ribs on opposite side from lit burner, curved-side up. Close lid and grill 2 to 2 1/2 hours until browned and tender. Baste with barbecue sauce once on each side the last 15 minutes. (Note: these ribs are also great with just the dry rub.) Remove to pan and lightly cover with foil; let rest 5-10 minutes. Serve with sauce on the side. Makes 6 servings.