Recipe courtesy of Joe Haracz
Episode: Windy City BBQ
Tailgator's Baby Back Ribs
Total:
7 hr 30 min
Active:
30 min
Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Intermediate
Total:
7 hr 30 min
Active:
30 min
Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients

Tailgator's Rib Rub:
Basting Liquid: 1/2 cup white vinegar

Directions

Using 1 tablespoon of Tailgator's Rib Rub, evenly season the rack of ribs on both sides, Do not over-season; this may cause a crust on ribs. Allow seasoned ribs to rest covered in the refrigerator for at least 4 to 5 hours.

According to your smoker's manufacturer's instructions, smoke the ribs concave side down for 2 hours and 45 minutes at 220 degrees F, using hickory wood.

After the first hour of smoking, begin to spray ribs with basting liquid every half hour until cook cycle is finished.

After the cook cycle, remove ribs, mop them with BBQ sauce and allow to rest.

In a large foil pan place cooking racks on the bottom and fill with water just below the rack line. Place the ribs so the bones are vertical and layer them in the pan. Do not allow the meat side of the ribs to touch the walls of the pan.

Place foil pan over medium-high heat and cook for 7 minutes. Remove ribs from the pan and place ribs on a medium-high grill and mop with BBQ sauce, turning frequently in order to not allow the sauce to burn.

Tailgator's Rib Rub:

Mix all above ingredients by hand. Store in an air-tight container.

Basting Liquid: 1/2 cup white vinegar

Place first 4 ingredients in a labeled spray bottle. Add water to fill the spray bottle and shake to mix thoroughly. Refrigerate until ready to use. 

A viewer or guest of the show, who may not be a professional cook, provided this recipe. It has not been tested for home use.

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