BBQ Paleo Pork Spare Ribs

Traeger Kitchen


BBQ Paleo Pork Spare Ribs

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Cook Time

4

Hours

Serves

4 - 6

People

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What's this?

A healthier take on ribs. These pork spares are seasoned with a smoky, savory paprika and chipotle rub, glazed with a sweet tomato based BBQ sauce.

Ingredients

  • 2 Rack St. Louis-style ribs

  • 4 Tablespoon kosher salt

  • 2 Tablespoon coarse ground black pepper, divided

  • 4 Tablespoon paprika

  • 2 Tablespoon garlic powder

  • 2 Tablespoon onion powder

  • 1 Teaspoon Chipotle Chili Powder

  • 15 Fluid Ounce Tomato Sauce, organic

  • 1/2 Cup water

  • 1/2 Cup apple cider vinegar

  • 3333333333333333/10000000000000000 Cup honey

  • 2 Teaspoon onion powder

  • 1 1/2 Teaspoon coarse ground black pepper, divided

  • 1 Teaspoon ground mustard

  • 1 Teaspoon paprika

Steps

  • 1

    When ready to cook, set grill temperature to 225℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes. For optimal flavor, use Super Smoke if available.
  • 2

    Remove membrane from back of ribs and season both sides with the rub. Let the ribs rest for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • 3

    Place the ribs on the grill bone side down and cook for 4 to 4-1/2 hours. Check the internal temperature of the ribs, the desired temperature is 202℉. If not at temperature, cook for an additional 30 minutes or until temperature is reached.
  • 4

    While the ribs are cooking, prepare the sauce. Combine all the ingredients for the sauce and heat through on stove top.
  • 5

    Place a thin layer of sauce on both sides and continue to cook for 10 minutes for the sauce to set.
  • 6

    Remove ribs from grill and let rest for 10 minutes before slicing. Enjoy!