A picture of finished BBQ ribs usings the 3 2 1 Pellet Smoker Spicy BBQ Ribs Recipe

3 2 1 Pellet Smoker Spicy BBQ Ribs Recipe

Are you in the mood for some spicy BBQ ribs? Well, look no further! This delicious recipe is perfect for a weekend meal. It's easy to follow and requires minimal preparation time. In addition, the smoker gives the ribs a delicious smoky flavor that will make your taste buds tingle. So what are you waiting for? Start cooking!


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  • The first step is to remove the membrane on the back of the ribs
  • Mix the sazon and brown sugar together and season the shit out of all sides of the ribs. Let the rub set onto the ribs while you start the smoker. 
  • Start your smoker for indirect smoking. Target temperature is between 180-200 with thin blue smoke. Place the seasoned ribs on the smoker and close the lid. Leave them to smoke for 3 hours.
  • Tear off a large piece of aluminum foil and place it on a large working surface. Transfer the ribs to the foil bone side up so the bones don't tear through the foil. Sprinkle with the brown sugar, top with the butter cut into small pads, and then pour over the apple cider.
  • Tightly crimp the foil together to create an airtight seal. Return to the grill and increase your cooking temperature to as close to 225 degrees as you can get it. Let the ribs braise for 2 hours in the foil.
  • Carefully remove the ribs from the grill and place on a large working surface. Open the foil package (be careful of hot steam) and use tongs to remove the ribs and place them back on the grill, bone side down. Discard the foil and excess cooking liquid,
  • Brush the ribs with your favorite BBQ sauce mixed with hot sauce, close the lid of your grill and cook at 225 degrees for an additional hour until the ribs are done to your desired tenderness and the sauce is sticky and set.

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