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Fat Boy's Smoked Baby Backs

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"Smoked baby back ribs. Coat ribs with your favorite dry rub and marinate overnight in your favorite marinade before following these steps."
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5 h 15 m servings 664
Original recipe yields 6 servings (3 racks of ribs)


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  1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees F (95 degrees C).
  2. Place marinated ribs in a shallow baking dish; add water. Tent aluminum foil over baking dish.
  3. Bake ribs in the preheated oven until heated through, about 1 1/4 hour.
  4. Preheat smoker to 225 degrees F (110 degrees C) according to manufacturer's instructions.
  5. Combine vinegar and Worcestershire sauce in a small bowl and pour into a spray bottle.
  6. Transfer ribs to the smoker. Let cook, spraying generously with vinegar mixture every 30 minutes, until tender, about 3 hours.
  7. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat and lightly oil the grate.
  8. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add onion; cook and stir until softened, about 5 minutes. Add ketchup, honey, steak sauce, hot sauce, garlic, and cayenne pepper. Simmer sauce until flavors combine, about 20 minutes.
  9. Brush sauce over ribs. Grill until deeply browned, about 15 minutes.


  • Cook's Note:
  • You can smoke these baby back ribs on a grill with wood chips, just make sure to maintain the temperature at 225 degrees F (110 degrees C).
  • Partner Tip
  • Reynolds® Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 664 calories; 45 27.5 37.2 176 919 Full nutrition

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Scaled recipe back to 1 rack of ribs and I skipped the sauce preparation due to personal preference. We prefer our sauce on the side. This method of smoking worked great for us and we've smoked...