Recipe courtesy of Chris Lilly

Big Bob Gibson BBQ Ribs

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 4 hr 30 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 4 hr 15 min
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
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2 slabs ribs

3/4 cup your favorite dry rub (recommended: Big Bob Gibson Seasoning and Dry Rub)


1 cup apple juice

1 cup grape juice

Finishing Glaze:

3/4 cup your favorite BBQ sauce (recommended: Big Bob Gibson Championship Red Sauce)

1/4 cup honey


  1. Preheat a grill or the oven to 250 degrees F.
  2. Pull membrane off of the back of the ribs. Sprinkle 1/4 cup of rub over each slab, front and back. Place ribs, meat side up, on the grill or in the oven for 2 hours. Remove and place each slab on a doubled aluminum foil square, meat side down. Combine the marinade ingredients. Pour 1 cup of marinade over each slab while wrapping tightly in foil. Cook for 1 more hour at 250 degrees F. Remove slabs from foil and sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup of rub. Cook an additional 1 hour, uncovered, until ribs are tender.
  3. Mix together the BBQ sauce and honey. Remove ribs from the oven and paint with finishing glaze, and cook for another 15 minutes. Cut and serve.
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