"Our family's favorite. Slightly sweet and spicy with a light non-tomato based baste, that doesn't overpower the delicious falling-off the bone meat. We have also used this recipe on pork shoulders.. Devine!! BBQ sauce is never needed, but if you must, only use your favorite! Enjoy!" — Tanlor
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packed brown sugar
freshly ground black pepper
jalapeno seasoning salt
apple cider vinegar
jalapeno pepper, finely chopped
hot pepper sauce
kosher salt and ground black pepper to taste
wood chips, soaked
I use this recipe with pork and only use the dry rub part of the recipe. I find that the meat comes out so moist and delicious that there's really no need for the mop sauce. I also add a little more cinammon and paprika than the recipe calls for as I find this really gives a wonderful warmth at the back of your throat. I would recommend this recipe to anyone!!
3 people in family liked, 2 didn't. I left out the cumin and the wood chips. I doubled the recipe...I personally liked the taste but didn't give 5 stars because not everyone in my house enjoyed them.
Very intense flavor. I smoked mine for 3-4 hours, then wrapped them in foil for a 1/2 hour to rest them. The meat comes off the bone and is meltingly tender to the last morsel. I saved the mop, boiled to reduce and served alongside the ribs.
Very good rub, omitted the cayenne. Rinsed ribs in apple cider vinegar then boiled them for 45 mins. in water and 1c apple cider. Rubbed them wrapped them in foil sprayed with pam grilled at 250/275 for 45 mins removed foil and grilled for another 15 or so mins. Meat fell off the bone! Great flavor, thank you!
The rub has an intense flavor. Excellent!
We have an electric smoker so we used that. We used a piece of cherry wood and a smaller piece of apple wood for the smoke flavor. I didn't add any of the cayenne pepper and we didn't use the mop sauce at all. When the ribs were finished we applied a thin layer of Jack Daniels BBQ sauce and finished them off. These ribs were to die for! After a few weeks of having them, the guests are still raving about them.
Delicious! I did not use the mop sauce, but instead just rubbed the meat with the spice rub and let marinade for a few hours. Baked at 350 degrees for 1.5 hours and finished off on the grill for approx. 30 mintes = PERFECT RIBS! This rub is fabulous and had everyone asking for my "secret recipe." Thanks so much - this is a keeper!
Tanlor, the whole family was extremely happy with your recipe. Nothing was changed and they were excellent. Hubby Drew says to thank you!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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Serving Size: 1/6 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 550
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