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Wet-Rubbed St. Louis Ribs

Difficulty 2/5
Prep time 15 mins

Cook time 4 hrs
Serves 2-4

Hardwood Mesquite

These spicy, flavor laden, Cajun ribs will win you a blue ribbon at the next neighborhood rib-fest.


1 rack St. Louis Ribs

1/2 cup Brown Sugar

1 Tbsp. Ground Cumin

1 Tbsp. Ancho Chile Powder

1 Tbsp. Smoked Paprika

1 Tbsp. Garlic Salt

3 Tbsp. Balsamic Vinegar

1 to 2 cups Apple Juice


In a bowl, combine all ingredients except ribs. Place wet rub on both sides of ribs; let sit for at least 10 minutes.

When ready to cook, start the Traeger on Smoke with the lid open until a fire is established (4-5 minutes).

Smoke ribs for 2 hours.

Turn temperature to 250 degrees F; transfer the ribs into a foil pan, or wrap in tinfoil. Pour apple juice in the foil.

Place foiled ribs back on grill. Cook for 2 hours. Remove from grill and let rest 10 minutes. Enjoy!


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