Spicy Smoked Pork Ribs

brown sugar salt paprika cayenne cumin pork back ribs apple juice barbecue sauce, optional

Ingredients

Clean the ribs by removing the membrane on the back side.

Step 1

Combine dry ingredients and rub thoroughly over the ribs. Allow to sit at least 1 hour.

Step 2

Set up your smoker for indirect heat, 225 degrees F.

Step 3

Pour apple juice in a drip pan under the grate and arrange the ribs on top. Smoke 3 hours.

Step 4

Remove ribs and wrap tightly in foil. Smoke another 1 to 2 hours spritzing with apple juice every so often.

Step 5

For the last hour of cooking, baste with BBQ sauce. Char ribs over hot grill to finish them off.

Step 6

Serve pork ribs fresh and hot from the grill!