Smoked Baby Back Rib Recipe

by Stanley Lester

Smoked Baby Back Ribs


The following recipe is for 2 racks of baby back ribs.

Marinate-over night:

4 cloves crushed garlic
1/4 cup apple juice
1/4 cup white vinegar
3 tbl honey
1 tsp ground black pepper
1/4 cup olive oil a few dashes of tobasco
1/2 cup Shiner Bock Beer

Mix all ingredients together and place the ribs in the marinade.

Remove the ribs from the marinade.

Apply Rub 5 hrs before you are going to cook the ribs:

1 tbs paprika
1 tsp brown sugar
1 tbs dry mustard
1 tsp dried sage
1 tsp kosher salt
1 tsp ground pepper


1. Smoke the ribs for 4 hrs 15 min at 225 degrees.
2. Spray with mixture of 3 parts cidar vinegar and 1 part olive oil every 30 minutes (and anytime you have to open the pit for any reason during this phase).
3. Turn every hour for the first 3 hours.


1/4 cup dijon mustard
1/4 cup light brown sugar
1/4 cup Sweet Baby Ray's BBQ Sauce
A few dashes of worcestershire

1. Start the glaze at hour 3.
2. Glaze and turn every 15 minutes until total time is 4 hrs 15 min.