How to Smoke Ribs On A Charcoal Grill or Smoker? Simple Recipe

Smoking ribs is an art and one that takes patience. But with these tips and tricks, you can learn how to smoke your own delicious ribs on a charcoal grill or smoker. This guide will teach you the best techniques for cooking smoked bbq ribs so that they come out tender and moist every time. We’ll also provide some recipes for additional barbecue sauces to try! 

Best Techniques To Smoke Ribs on a Charcoal Grill:

– Start by choosing the right ribs. The best ribs for smoking are pork spare ribs, but you can also use baby back ribs or beef ribs.

– Cut the rack of ribs into two or three sections so that they will fit better on your grill or smoker. Remove the membrane from the back of the rack, using a paper towel to grip it and pull it off in one piece.

– Prepare the rub by mixing together salt, pepper, garlic powder and paprika in a bowl until thoroughly combined then rub this mixture all over both sides of your ribs with clean hands or an applicator brush. Let seasoned meat sit at room temperature while you prepare the smoker (or grill).

– Prepare a smoker with charcoal and wood chips. Put a pan of water in the bottom tray to keep moisture levels high during the smoking process. Smoke on low heat (225°F) for about four hours or until done cooking according to recipe instructions. If you don’t have access to an outdoor smoker, use this method of cooking indoors instead.

– Remove cooked ribs from the smoker and apply barbecue sauce if desired before serving immediately while still warm!

Step by Step Guide to Smoke Ribs on Charcoal Grill/Smoker:

Choose the Right Ribs: Pork spareribs, Baby Back Ribs or Beef Ribs

Cut the rack of ribs into two or three sections so that they will fit better on your grill or smoker. Remove the membrane from the back of the rack, using a paper towel to grip it and pull it off in one piece.

Seasoned Meat:

Mix together salt, pepper, garlic powder and paprika in a bowl until thoroughly combined. Rub this mixture all over both sides of your ribs with clean hands or an applicator brush. Let sit at room temperature while you prepare a smoker (or grill).

Smoker Preparation:

Fill the smoker with charcoal and wood chips. Put a pan of water in the bottom tray to keep moisture level high during the smoking process. Smoke on low heat (225°F) for about four hours or until done cooking according to recipe instructions.

If you don’t have access to an outdoor smoker, use this method of cooking indoors instead:

Preheat the oven to 225 degrees F. Place ribs in a large baking dish and cover tightly with heavy-duty aluminum foil. Bake for two and a half to three hours, or until the ribs are very tender.

An Alternative Way of Grilling:

Now that you know how to smoke your own delicious ribs on a charcoal grill or smoker, it’s time to try out one of our favorite recipes. Check out these smoky bbq ribs with peach bourbon sauce for a sweet and tangy flavor that will have you coming back for more.

Ingredients:

– Rack of pork spareribs

– ½ cup peach preserves

– ¼ cup bourbon whiskey

– ¼ cup apple cider vinegar

– ⅓ cup ketchup

– ¼ teaspoon garlic powder

– ⅛ teaspoon cayenne pepper

– Salt and black pepper to taste

Instructions:

– Preheat the smoker to 225 degrees F.

– In a small saucepan, combine peach preserves, bourbon whiskey, apple cider vinegar, ketchup, garlic powder, and cayenne pepper. Bring mixture to a boil over medium heat, then reduce heat and simmer for five minutes.

– Remove ribs from the smoker and brush with sauce while still hot. Return ribs to the smoker for another hour or until done cooking according to recipe instructions (they should be tender but not falling off the bone).

– Serve immediately with more BBQ sauce if desired! Enjoy!

Cook at a low temperature, 225°F, for around four hours or until they are cooked through according to recipe instructions.

If you don’t have access to an outdoor smoker, use this method of cooking indoors instead:

Preheat the oven to 225 degrees F. Place ribs in a large baking dish and cover tightly with heavy-duty aluminum foil. Bake for two and a half to three hours, or until the ribs are very tender.

Apply barbecue sauce if desired before serving immediately while still warm! Enjoy!

Conclusion:

Ribs are the perfect summer BBQ food. They’re easy to make, and they taste delicious. Whether you choose pork or beef ribs, be sure to remove the membrane and apply a dry rub before smoking them over indirect heat. Cook them for 4-6 hours (depending on their thickness), then sauce and cook them for an additional 10-15 minutes. Remove from the grill and allow them to rest for 5-10 minutes before serving. Enjoy!

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