Barbecue Beef Ribs
You'll enjoy the flavor of these barbecue beef ribs
, and you'll appreciate the fact that they're pretty easy to make. Grilled over charcoal or gas, these simply seasoned Texas style beef ribs are sure to please!
Look carefully at the ribs before you buy them. A lot of the meat is often scraped from between the rib bones, leaving nothing more than a few morsels of beef left on the ribs. Look for beef back ribs that are nice and meaty.
This recipe makes just enough rib rub for two 6- to 7- rib slabs. Divide the slabs into 3- to 4- rib sections (the perfect serving size!) before seasoning and grilling.
Combine the dry ingredients and use to evenly season the beef ribs. Place the ribs in a food storage bag or wrap in plastic and allow to rest on the counter as you prepare the grill.
One-quarter cup of good chili powder
Two teaspoons salt
Two teaspoons ground black pepper
One teaspoon garlic powder
One- quarter to one- half teaspoon ground red pepper
Depending on the type of grill you own, use either the charcoal grill barbecuing method
or the gas grill barbecuing
Use two good handfuls of smoker wood chips to smoke the ribs, soaked in water for 30 minutes, drained, then wrapped up in foil. Place the foil packet directly on the hot briquettes or the hot gas burner. When the smoke starts rolling, it's time to cook the ribs.
Grill the beef ribs for two hours. After the first hour, turn the slabs over and rotate them so all sides cook evenly. After the second hour is up, wrap each section in foil, then continue grilling for about another hour, until the ribs are nice and tender.
When done, let the barbecue beef ribs
rest for 20- to 30 minutes, then serve with a good, homemade Texas BBQ Sauce
. You'll be hearing "YeeHaw!" when they start eating your ribs!
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