Sweet, Spicy & Smoky Spareribs Recipe

Prepare succulent spareribs on the grill.

| July 30, 2012

Sweet, Spicy & Smoky Spareribs

Spareribs cooked on the grill are tender and juicy.

Courtesy National Pork Board


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Sweet, Spicy & Smoky

1 tablespoon smoked sweet paprika
1 tablespoon kosher salt
2 teaspoons dried oregano
2 teaspoons ground cumin
1 teaspoon ground chipotle chiles, or chili powder
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon onion powder
5 pounds spareribs, cut into 4-rib slabs
1/2 cup honey, heated until liquid

Mix paprika, salt, oregano, cumin, chiles, garlic powder and onion powder together in a small bowl. Sprinkle generously over both sides of ribs. Let stand at room temperature while preparing grill.

Prepare outdoor grill for indirect medium-hot grilling. For a gas grill, remove cooking grates. Preheat grill on High. Turn 1 burner off. Place disposable aluminum foil pan over off burner and add 2 cups water to pan. Replace grates. Adjust heat to 350°F.

For a charcoal grill, place disposable aluminum foil pan on 1 side of charcoal grate. Build fire on opposite side, and let burn until coals are coated with white ash. Spread coals in grill opposite pan and let burn for 15 to 20 minutes. Add 2 cups water to pan. Position cooking grate in grill.

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