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Smoked BBQ Pork Ribs

Smoked BBQ Pork Ribs are the perfect meat for those weekend get-togethers, or even just for an amazing dinner.
Servings 6
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 30 minutes


  • Z Grills Pellet Smoker
  • Z Grills Cherry Wood Pellets


  • 1 cup  brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup  smoked paprika
  • tbs garlic salt
  • 2 tsp  ground coriander
  • tbs dried oregano
  • 2 tsp  cumin
  • 1 tsp  salt
  • 1/2 tsp  ground fennel seed
  • tbs chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp  ground black pepper
  • rack of pork ribs


  • Heat your wood pellet grill to 180-190 °F.
  • Rinse your ribs in water and pat them dry with paper towels so that they’re not wet. Remove the membranes on the underside of the ribs.  
  • Mix all of the spices and sugar. Then rub all over your pork ribs.
  • Place the pork ribs in the grill and cook for 3 hours, uncovered.
  • After 3 hours, remove the ribs and wrap in tin foil. Then put back into the grill for another 2 hours.
  • After 2 hours, remove the ribs and unwrap them. Place them back in the smoker for 1 hour uncovered and increase the heat to 200-225 °F.
  • After 1 hour uncovered, remove the ribs, wrap them back in tin foil and let them rest for 30 minutes to an hour.
  • Serve with sauce on the side.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Smoked