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Dry-Rubbed Baby-Back Ribs

Dry-Rubbed Baby-Back Ribs
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  • cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Kosher salt and black pepper
  • 2 racks baby-back ribs (about 3 pounds)


  1. In a small bowl, combine the garlic, brown sugar, chili powder, cayenne, 2 teaspoons salt, and ¾ teaspoon black pepper.
  2. Rub the spice mixture on the ribs and let sit for 10 minutes. Meanwhile, heat grill to medium.
  3. Grill the ribs, covered, turning occasionally, until cooked through, 25 to 30 minutes.
By July, 2008

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 663Calories From Fat 65%
  • Fat 48g
  • Sat Fat 18g
  • Cholesterol 191mg
  • Sodium 1117mg
  • Protein 46g
  • Carbohydrate 8g
  • Fiber 0g
  • Sugar 7g
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

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Try the spice mixture on flank steak, London broil, burgers, and pork tenderloin for a spicy-sweet kick.

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