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Dry Rub Baby Back Ribs


Tags: bbq, comfort food, cookout, fall, guys night, southern, summer, tailgating

  • Prep time: 360 minutes
  • Cook time: 45 minutes
  • Servings: 8


  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dark brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons finely grated orange zest
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon or to taste cayenne pepper
  • 4 lbs cut into 2-rib portions baby back ribs


In a small bowl, stir together all ingredients except the ribs. Rub spice mixture all over the ribs. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate ribs for at least 2 hours or up to 12 hours.

Preheat the grill to medium heat.

Arrange the ribs on the barbecue and grill for 40 to 45 minutes, turning with tongs occasionally until meat is tender and crisp on the outside.

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