Smoked No Wrap Pork Ribs

Simple no wrap no fuss pork ribs, seasoned and smoked for five hours.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours 15 minutes
Total Time 4 hours 30 minutes


  • Z Grills 10502B Pellet Grill
  • cherry pellets


  • 1 rack baby back ribs
  •  2-1 ratio pepper, kosher salt


  • Unpack your Ribs and dry it off
  • Once dried, score the membrane. If you prefer to remove the membrane that would be fine
  • Allow ribs to come up to room temperature with rub on.. 15 min.
  • Preheat your Z GRILLS 250f
  • Once the temperature is reached add ribs
  • Let the Ribs smoke at 250f middle rack for two hours(no peeking)
  • At that two hour mark check for any hot spots rotate if necessary
  • At that 2 hour mark spritz with water or 50-50 apple cider, vinegar and water
  • At the 3 hour mark spritz again
  • At the 4 hour mark get a temperature reading in the meat in-between the bones
  • You should be somewhere around 190f-197f..If you need to let them go another 1/2 hour to reach those temps please do
  • Once the proper temp is reached you can foil the bottom and paste with your favorite BBQ SAUCE
  • Raise the temperature to 275f and cook for 10 to 15 min.
  • Remove and Enjoy!


Simple no wrap no fuss pork ribs, seasoned and smoked for five hours.
Cost: 12
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: BBQ, Pork, Ribs

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