Spare Ribs

Spare Ribs

  • Take ribs out of wrapper and drain all liquid off the ribs.
  • Wash the ribs in cold water and place on paper towel to dry off excess water.
  • Place on cutting board and cut away any excess fat or skin from the bottom of ribs.
  • Turn ribs with bone side up and peel the membrane from the back of the bone until all is gone.
  • Rub your favorite pork rub on both sides of the ribs.
  • Preheat smoker until it reaches 225°F.
  • Place ribs bone side down in smoker. After one hour, turn the ribs over with bone side up and cook for one hour.
  • After 2 1/2 hours of cooking, pour about a 1” wide strip of your favorite BBQ sauce the length of the ribs and wrap tightly in aluminum foil.
  • Place back in smoker.
  • Every 15 to 20 minutes check to see if the rib bones separate by using your finger to pull them apart.
  • Once they pull apart with ease your ribs are done.
  • Take out of smoker and let stand on serving platter until cool enough to eat.
  • Total cooking time should not be more than 3 1/2 hours.