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Smoked baby back ribs. Coat ribs with your favorite dry rub and marinate overnight in your favorite marinade before following these steps.


Recipe Summary

20 mins
4 hrs 55 mins
5 hrs 15 mins
3 racks of ribs


Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 200 degrees F (95 degrees C).

  • Place marinated ribs in a shallow baking dish; add water. Tent aluminum foil over baking dish.

  • Bake ribs in the preheated oven until heated through, about 1 1/4 hour.

  • Preheat smoker to 225 degrees F (110 degrees C) according to manufacturer's instructions.

  • Combine vinegar and Worcestershire sauce in a small bowl and pour into a spray bottle.

  • Transfer ribs to the smoker. Let cook, spraying generously with vinegar mixture every 30 minutes, until tender, about 3 hours.

  • Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat and lightly oil the grate.

  • 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.

  • 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).

Nutrition Facts

664 calories; protein 37.2g; carbohydrates 27.5g; fat 45g; cholesterol 175.6mg; sodium 919.3mg. Full Nutrition