Slow Smoked on the Grill Pork Ribs

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“This is a great way to fix ribs I picked up from various sites and books.Works great on a Weber grill.”
8hrs 45mins
1 Slab

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. You will also need 2 medium aluminum pans & a rib rack if you have one.
  2. 1 Cup apple wood chips.
  3. 1. Combine ingredients for the rub. 3/4 cup brown sugar,1/2 cup white sugar,1/2 cup paprika,1/4 cup salt,4 tablespoons garlic powder, 2tablespoons ground black pepper,2 tablespoons onion powder,2 tablespoons chili powder. Mix well.
  4. 2. Cut ribs in half & rinse.Dry off & Rub & pat with mixture, completely covering. Be generous! Coat ribs lightly with olive oil, wrap in plastic wrap & refrigerate over night.
  5. 3. Combine all ingredients for Basting sauce 1 1/2 cups of distilled vinegar, 1bottle Heinz Chili sauce, 2 tablespoons sugar,1 tablespoon salt, 2 teaspoons crushed red pepper,2 teaspoons ground black pepper.Refrigerate over night also.
  6. 4. Time to get the grill ready. Place 1 aluminum pan filled with hot water off to one side of the bottom of the grill & the coal to the other side.Use a coal chimney if you have one. Put on the lid & let heat up to 225 degrees.Don't go over 250.
  7. 5. When your ready for the ribs add your wood chips to the fire. Put your ribs on the rib rack & set over the pan of water. Or you can lay them bone side down over the pan. Put the other pan over the fire.Helps keep the temperature just right.
  8. 6. Cook for 6-8 hours @ 225. checking on the coal every hour or so & replacing as needed. Baste the ribs when you check on the coal. Don't add any more wood! Will be too smokey. Easiest way to tell if their done is to pick ribs up with tongs & if they crack when they bend their perfect.
  9. 7. Serve with your favorite sauce or dry.

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