3-2-1 BABY BACK RIBS

If you love ribs where the meat falls off the bone, look no further than this 3-2-1 baby back rib recipe. This method is easy and generally fool proof. It creates ribs that are juicy and so tender that you can pull the meat off the bone with your fingers.

 3-2-1 BABY BACK RIBS

INGREDIENTS

  • 6 racks of pork ribs
  • 1 cup yellow mustard
  • 1 cup apple juice
  • 1 cup brown sugar (light)
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 2 cups of your favorite BBQ sauce 
  • 1/2 cup Roasted Chipotle Garlic seasoning
  • 1/2 cup Maple Bacon seasoning
  • 1/2 cup Bourbon Molasses seasoning

 

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Pat-dry your ribs with a paper towel, then peel the membrane off the back of each rack of ribs. Flip your racks to trim any loose ends and excess fat.Tip: Over the middle bones of the rack, slide a butter knife under the membrane. Left and loosen the membrane until it tears. Grab the edge with a paper towel and pull it off.
  2. Coat both sides of the ribs with yellow mustard.
  3. Sprinkle and pat your rub on all sides of the meat.
  4. Set yourPellet Grill at 225°F.
  5. Place the ribs on your grill and smoke themmeat-side up for 3hours.
  6. After 3 hours,transfer the ribs toa large rimmed baking sheet and increase the grill temperature to 275 °F.
  7. Take 2 long strips of heavy-duty aluminum foil for each rack. Place theribsbone-side down on the foil and cover all the ribs with brown sugar, butter, honey, and apple juice. Wrap and return them to the grill for another 2 hours.
  8. Take the foiled ribs off the grill and carefully remove the foil as the steam will be extremely hot.
  9. Generously coat the ribs in your favoriteBBQ sauceand return the ribs to the grill for the last hour.
  10. Take out the ribs and serve.

1 comment


  • Scott

    Made these tonight and they turned out amazing!! Recently purchased a ZGrills 11002B. The outside temp was 21° and the grill maintained temperature within 5° the entire cook time. I absolutely love this smoker!


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