Dry-Rubbed Baby-Back Ribs

Dry-Rubbed Baby-Back Ribs
Photo: Lisa Hubbard
Hands On Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
4 serves


  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped

  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar

  • 1 teaspoon chili powder

  • ½ 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.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

663 Calories
48g Fat
8g Carbs
46g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Calories 663
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 48g 62%
Saturated Fat 18g 90%
Cholesterol 191mg 64%
Sodium 1117mg 49%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 3%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 46g

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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