Baby Back Ribs

Ribs are the ultimate finger food for football loving fans. Use your favorite BBQ sauce for the best food at the game!
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Baby Back Ribs

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Baby Back Ribs

Ribs are the ultimate finger food for football loving fans. Use your favorite BBQ sauce for the best food at the game!

Ingredients

  • Racks of baby back pork ribs (about two and a half pounds)
  • 1/2  Cup  Packed dark- brown sugar
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 1/4  Cup  Cajun seasoning
  • 3  Tablespoons  Smoked or sweet paprika
  • 1 1/2  Teaspoon  Cayenne pepper
  • 1 1/2  Teaspoon  Ground mustard
  • BBQ Sauce

Directions

Set grill to medium high heat.

Combine brown sugar, 1/3 cup salt, 1 teaspoon ground pepper, Cajun seasoning, paprika, cayenne, and ground mustard. Rub each rack liberally with the dry rub. Place ribs on grill and cook covered until a knife can pierce through with no resistance – about 2 ½ hours. Turn ribs every 30 minutes.

Remove ribs from grill and brush with chipotle sauce.

 

Baby Back Rib Shopping Tip

Most cattle are fed a diet of grass until they are sent to a feedlot – where they are finished on corn. When possible, choose beef from cattle that are “100% grass fed” - it will be more expensive, but better for your health.

Baby Back Rib Cooking Tip

The method used to cook beef is dependent on the cut. Cuts that are more tender, like filet mignon, should be cooked for a relatively short amount of time over high heat by grilling or sautéing. While less tender cuts, like brisket and short ribs, should be cooked for a longer time with lower heat by braising or stewing.