St. Louis-Style Ribs

St. Louis-Style Ribs

St. Louis-style cut ribs seasoned with a rub and slathered with a unique and flavorful St. Louis barbecue sauce. Perfect for any cookout.
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  • Serves: 8 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Prepare the smoker or charcoal grill . You will want to hold a temperature around 225 F for up to 4 hours (or even 6 hours, depending on temperature and the size of the ribs), so plan accordingly.
  3. Step 3

    Prepare the ribs by removing the membrane from the underside of the ribs, making sure to trim off any loose fat or meat.
  4. Step 4

    In a small bowl, combine the rib rub ingredients. Apply the rub to the front and back of the ribs.
  5. Step 5

    Place the ribs onto the smoker or grill. If grilling, grill indirectly .
  6. Step 6

    While the ribs are cooking, place all of the sauce ingredients into a pan and bring to a quick boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 to 7 minutes, stirring often.
  7. Step 7

    Remove from the heat and allow the sauce to cool.
  8. Step 8

    Cook ribs until the internal temperature of the meat reaches about 175 F, then brush with barbecue sauce.
  9. Step 9

    After about 10 minutes, turn the ribs over and brush with sauce continually during the cooking process.
  10. Step 10

    Once ribs are cooked through, remove from heat and carve.
  11. Step 11

    Serve with your favorite sides and enjoy.