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Preparing the Rack - Barbecue Ribs on a Gas Grill
Rack of Spareribs
Regarding BBQ Inc.
It is seldom to find store bought spareribs that are properly prepared. You will need to do some basic trimming
before we get started. Ideally, what you're looking for is a rack of ribs with a square shape and an even thickness throughout. Make sure you inspect the ribs for any loose pieces of meat or fat. Cut off any excess scraps or excessive fat from the rack. This doesn't mean cutting all the fat off, just thick useless sections.
Since we are grilling these ribs faster than we would on the smoker (see BBQ Ribs), the benefit of the fat isn't as great. We still need fat to keep the meat moist but, we don't want to end up with an overly fatty finished product.
Once done trimming, rinse the rack of ribs with cold water and pat dry with paper towels.