Meat

Memphis Back Ribs

Ingredients
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Directions
  1. trim ribs - remove rib from either side of rack

  2. remove membrane off back of rib

  3. season both sides with q rub (somewhat heavily) - let sit 5 mins

  4. brush ribs with a thin layer of lillie’s q gold

  5. season both sides of the ribs with carolina dirt (you don’t want it

    caked on, but enough so that you don’t see the gold sauce)

  6. smoke at 250 degrees for 2 hours, spraying with apple cider vinegar

    every 30 minutes

  7. remove ribs from smoker. mix carolina dirt, apple juice and 2-3

    ounces of butter. place ribs with the meat side down and brush mixture

    on back side of the ribs. wrap in a double layer of foil and place

    ribs back in smoker for roughly 90 minutes. ribs should have an

    internal temperature around 200 degrees.

  8. with the smoker still at 250, unwrap ribs and place with meat side up. 

    glaze with a 50/50 mixture of smoky and hot smoky every 10 minutes, for 30 minutes.

  9. pull ribs off the smoker and allow to rest for 15-20 minutes

  10. serve and enjoy