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Chipotle Molasses Baby Back Ribs

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Ingredients

Ribs
4
racks baby back ribs
1 1/2
cups apple cider vinegar
 
cherry and oak wood chips, for smoking
Dry Rub
1/3
cup brown sugar
3
tablespoons salt
1 1/2
teaspoons chipotle powder
2
teaspoons onion powder
2
teaspoons paprika
Chipotle-Molasses BBQ Sauce
3
tablespoons tomato paste
1/4
cup tomato sauce
3/4
cup white vinegar
1/2
cup molasses
2
chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, minced
1
tablespoon dry rub
 
juice from 1 lemon wedge

Directions

1

Preheat your smoker to 225°F.

2

With a butter knife and paper towels, Insert butter knife under rib rack membrane and a bone. Lift knife to separate membrane from bone, grip membrane with paper towels and pull off ribs until completely removed.

3

Combine dry rub ingredients in a bowl and mix with fingers until lump-free. Apply rub to both sides of each rib rack.

4

Place cherry and oak wood chips in smoke box and ribs in smoker. Cook for 3 hours at 225°F.

Hot Tip: Occasionally spray ribs with apple cider vinegar to keep moist.
5

Wrap ribs in aluminum foil and cook for 2 more hours at 225°F.

6

In a saucepan, combine all Chipotle Molasses BBQ Sauce ingredients and simmer for 10 minutes.

7

Remove the ribs from aluminum foil and coat generously with barbecue sauce. Let smoker reach 300°F, uncover ribs, place back in smoker and and for 1 more hour.

8

Remove ribs from your smoker and let rest for 15 minutes before serving.

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  • Suzcalhoun | Oct 10, 2018

    Can you do this in the oven??

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    • Shelby Hood | Oct 18, 2018

      Most likely, yes. However, we recommend cooking as directed in the instructions for best results.

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