Mesquite Smoked BBQ Beef Ribs

Smoky pork ribs


1 rack center cut beef ribs

2 tbsp paprika

2 tbsp white sugar

1 tbsp salt

1 tbsp chili powder

1 tbsp garlic powder

1 ½ tsp dry mustard

1 tsp ground black pepper

1 tsp cayenne pepper

1 tsp ground cumin

1 cup BBQ sauce



  1. Mix the spices and sugar together to make the seasoning mixture.
  2. Peel the membrane off the back of the rack of ribs. Generously rub the seasoning mixture all over the ribs. Place in the fridge for 2-3 hours.
  3. Set smoker to 225°F using Mesquite flavour bisquettes.
  4. Place the ribs in the smoker and smoke for 3 hours or until the internal temperature of the ribs are 190°F.
  5. Remove the ribs from the smoker and generously coat the ribs with BBQ sauce.
  6. Let them rest for 10 minutes before cutting and serving.

By: Steve Cylka