Honey Smoked Ribs: Thursday’s BUZZworthy Recipe

Honey Smoked Ribs

honey smoked ribsIngredients

  • 1 rack of pork ribs


  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp powdered ginger
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon

Honey Sauce

  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp powdered ginger
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon


  • Remove the membrane from the back of the ribs and season with rub mix. Wrapped in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 24 hours.
  • Set up your grill for Indirect Heat. First layout to small piles of unlit charcoal.
  • Then light a chimney starter that is half full of charcoal. When it is ready add to the unlit charcoal. Then place a drip pan in the middle and fill with water.
  • Place the seasoned ribs in the middle of the smoker over the drip pan. Add several handfuls of wet hickory wood chips to the hot charcoal. Smoke at 300F° for about 2 hours.
  • Mix the honey glaze sauce and set aside.
  • When the meat has pulled back about 2 inches on the bone glazed with honey sauce and cook for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • After 10 minutes or so glaze with honey sauce again. There’s enough sauce to glaze 4 times.
  • Let the ribs rest 15 to 20 minutes before carving and serving

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