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BBQ Beef Ribs

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BBQ Beef Ribs
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This is an easy way to prepare delicious, sticky beef ribs on your grill. Remember that the secret to indirect grilling is to make sure that the food doesn't get any direct heat at all. You will need to rotate the ribs occasionally to evenly cook them.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 3 hours, 30 minutes

Total Time: 3 hours, 50 minutes

Yield: Serves 4


  • 4 to 5 pounds beef back ribs (about 10 ribs)
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1 4 ounce can green chilies, diced
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard


Trim excess fat from beef ribs. Combine salt, pepper and cayenne. Rub over the ribs. Preheat grill and prepare for indirect grilling with a drip pan. Place ribs on grill over drip pan and close the lid. Cook for about 3 to 3 1/2 hours over a medium low, indirect heat (try to keep the temperature under 265 degrees F.).

To prepare sauce combine onion, honey, ketchup, chili peppers, garlic and mustard in a sauce pan. Heat over a low temperature, stirring until even and warm. When the ribs are nearly finished begin brushing the sauce on them until you get a thick coating.

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 5 out of 5
Good stuff, Member dariuslam

First of all, you need to know what your cooker is capable of. Yeh, the recipe can guide you, but it's all up to how willing you are to babysit a rack or two of ribs. Now I tried this recipe recently and thought it was pretty good! I will make it again too.

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