• 10 Ratings

A full sparerib is the whole rib including the brisket. Memphis barbecue often calls for St. Louis-style ribs, which are the spareribs with the brisket removed.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
Advertisement

Memphis Dry Ribs

Ingredients

Ingredient Checklist

Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • Trim fat from ribs. Place ribs in a shallow roasting pan. In a small bowl combine smoked paprika, brown sugar, pasilla pepper, salt, coriander, dry mustard, garlic powder, celery salt, black pepper, and cayenne pepper. Reserve 1 teaspoon of the rub mixture. Generously sprinkle remaining rub mixture over both sides of ribs; rub in with your fingers. Cover dish with foil.

    Advertisement
Instructions Checklist
  • Bake ribs, covered, in a 350 degrees F oven for 2 to 2-1/2 hours or until very tender. Drain off fat.

Instructions Checklist
Instructions Checklist
Instructions Checklist
  • At least 1 hour before grilling, soak wood chips in enough water to cover. Drain wood chips.

Instructions Checklist
  • For mop sauce, in a medium bowl whisk vinegar into yellow mustard; stir in the 1 teaspoon reserved rub mixture.

Instructions Checklist
Instructions Checklist
  • Sprinkle wood chips over medium coals in a charcoal grill. Place ribs on the grill rack directly over the coals. Grill, covered, for 10 minutes or until ribs are browned, turning once, and brushing occasionally with mop sauce. (For a gas grill, preheat grill. Reduce heat to medium. Add wood chips, according to manufacturer directions. Place ribs on grill rack. Grill as directed above.)

Instructions Checklist
  • If desired, serve with Memphis Creamy Coleslaw. Makes 4 to 6 servings.

*

For the most smoke production, soak wood chips in enough water to cover for at least 1 hour before grilling. Drain wood chips before using.

Nutrition Facts (Memphis Dry Ribs)

1309 calories; total fat 108g; saturated fat 40g; polyunsaturated fat 9g; monounsaturated fat 49g; cholesterol 367mg; sodium 819mg; potassium 1165mg; carbohydrates 4g; fiber 1g; sugar 2g; protein 74g; vitamin a 1312IU; vitamin c 2mg; thiaminmg; riboflavin 1mg; niacin equivalentsmg; vitamin b6 2mg; folate 24mcg; vitamin b12 4mcg; calcium 162mg; iron 5mg.

Memphis Creamy Coleslaw

Ingredients

Ingredient Checklist

Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • In a large bowl combine mayonnaise, dill or sweet pickle juice, sugar, lemon-pepper seasoning, and salt. Stir in coleslaw mix and chopped red onion. Toss to coat. Cover and chill 1 hour before serving. Makes 4 to 6 servings.

    Advertisement
Instructions Checklist
  • Nutrition Facts per serving of coleslaw: 235 cal., 22 g total fat (3 g sat. fat), 10 mg chol., 420 mg sodium, 9 g carb., 2 g dietary fiber, 1 g protein.

Reviews

10 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 2