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Barbeque Rib Brine

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"This brine helps turn ribs into a great family meal. The recipe makes enough to brine 20 racks."
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30 m servings 71
Original recipe yields 30 servings


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  1. Put water into a large pot; add brown sugar, pork seasoning, garlic powder, onion powder, and curing salt. Bring the mixture to a boil, reduce heat to low, and cook and stir until the seasonings are completely dissolved, 20 to 30 minutes.
  2. Cool brine completely before adding meat.


  • Cook's Note:
  • Brine ribs for 24 to 48 hours before smoking for 3 hours.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 71 calories; 0.2 17.1 1.3 0 2928 Full nutrition

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I scaled this back to make enough for one rack of ribs and this turned out good. The recipe didn't specify if you were supposed to rinse the brine prior to cooking so I didn't. They were a littl...