This is a personal recipe of mine that i have not seen duplicated anywhere else. I has a unique and tangy kick that combines a famous commercial dry rub with a bit of an unusual wet marinade that are both readily available at most grocery stores. As far as ease of creation goes, this one is 5 stars.

3 Pounds Baby Back Pork Ribs
2 Ounces Famous Dave’s* Rib Rub
1/2 Bottle Wishbone Western Sweet & Smooth Dressing

1) Start off by making sure that you remove the membrane from the baby back ribs. If you want to be a true Tailgate Master, don’t skip this step, as it allows your spices direct access to the meat and your marinade to soak in sooooo much easier.

2) Evenly sprinkle the dry rub on both sides of the rib slab and lightly pat so it adheres.

famous daves rib rub for pork on bbq grill ribs

Famous Dave’s Rib Rub goes on first

3) Place ribs in a gallon zip lock style bag and pour in the marinade (Western Dressing). Press out as much as the air as possible, seal, and place in the fridge for up to 24 hours prior to grilling.

wishbown western marinade for pork ribs

Wishbone Western Dressing makes for Wonderful Tangy Marinade

4) IMPORTANT: Allow meat to warm to room temperature for at least 30-45 minutes prior to placing on grill.

5) Cover 1/3 of your grill grate with aluminum foil, then pre-heat to 325%.

place the ribs on the grill

I like to start ’em curve side down.

6) Grill on foil (indirect heat) for 1 hour.

7) Wrap ribs completely in foil then continue to grill over indirect heat for an additional hour.

Grilling babby back pork ribs in aluminum foil on a gas grill tailgating

Wrapping in foil helps to hold in the moisture.

8) Remove from grill and allow to rest (in the foil) for at least 30 minutes.

9) Come back here and tell us what you think.

pork babyback ribs grilled to perfection tailgating

Can you smell the piggy goodness?

 

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