Heritage Pork, Pastured Lamb & Grass Fed Beef
Barbecue Ribs Smoking Guide
|Cut Type||Size||Smoker Temp||Avg Time||Finish Temp|
|Beef Ribs||2 slabs||225 °F||4-5 hrs||190 °F|
|Short Ribs||4-5 lbs||200 °F||2.5-3.5 hrs||165 °F|
|Baby-Back Ribs||Full Rack||225 °F||4-5 hrs||165 °F|
|Lamb Ribs||2 slabs||220 °F||3-4 hrs||170 °F|
Frequently Asked Questions
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Depending on rib size and meat, it'll take about 3 to 4 hours.
- Start smoker on the smoke setting, and run it on that setting for 5-10 minutes.
- Increase smoker heat to 225 °F degrees and place ribs on smoker.
- Smoke the ribs, meaty side up, for about 3 to 4 hours depending on size and meat type.
The 3 2 1 rib method is a simple way to get the perfect cooked, tender ribs. It's a method based on smoking ribs at a certain temperature for 3 hours, wrapping the ribs and a liquid glaze (like apple cider, brown sugar, and butter) with foil and cooking for another 2 hours, and then saucing for the final 1 hour.