Beef Ribs with Dry Mustard Rub and Cider Mopping Sauce

Looking for a hearty dinner? Then check out these beef ribs flavored with mustard rub and served with cider sauce.

  • prep time 2 hr 40 min
  • total time 3 hr 40 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 4

Ingredients

Rub

1
tablespoon dark brown sugar
3
teaspoons dry mustard
2
teaspoons hickory-smoked salt
2
teaspoons cumin
2
teaspoons paprika
1
teaspoon onion powder
1
teaspoon garlic-pepper blend
1
teaspoon chili powder

Ribs

6
lb. (about 2 racks) beef back ribs

Sauce

1/2
cup apple cider
3
tablespoons ketchup
1
tablespoon prepared mustard
  • 1 GAS GRILL DIRECTIONS: In small bowl, combine all rub ingredients; mix well. Cut each rib rack in half between bones. Rub mixture over surface of ribs. Place ribs in shallow dish. Cover; refrigerate about 1 hour.
  • 2 After about 1 hour, prepare gas grill for indirect cooking as recommended by manufacturer.
  • 3 When ready to grill, wrap ribs securely in heavy-duty foil using double-fold seal, allowing room for heat expansion. Reduce heated side of grill to low. Place ribs, seam side down, on unheated side of grill. Cook ribs for 1 1/2 hours, turning once.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in medium bowl, combine all sauce ingredients; mix well.
  • 5 Place foil packet of ribs in 15x10x1-inch baking pan to catch drippings. Remove ribs from foil and pan; place on unheated side of grill. Brush with sauce. Cook an additional 15 minutes or until ribs are tender, turning and brushing frequently with sauce.
  • 6 CHARCOAL GRILL DIRECTIONS: In small bowl, combine all rub ingredients; mix well. Cut each rib rack in half between bones. Rub mixture over surface of ribs. Place ribs in shallow dish. Cover; refrigerate about 1 hour.
  • 7 After about 1 hour, prepare charcoal grill for indirect cooking as recommended by manufacturer or see p. 3. Heat grill to medium-high heat.
  • 8 When ready to grill, place ribs over drip pan n center or at 1 end of grill away from flame; cover grill. Cook ribs for 1 1/2 hours, turning once.
  • 9 Meanwhile, in medium bowl, combine all sauce ingredients; mix well.
  • 10 Brush ribs with sauce; turn and rotate ribs. Cook an additional 1 hour or until ribs are tender, brushing with sauce occasionally during last 30 minutes of cooking time.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    450
    (
    Calories from Fat
    220),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    24g
    24%
    (Saturated Fat
    9g,
    9%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    140mg
    140%;
    Sodium
    1040mg
    1040%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    8g
    8%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Protein
    50g
    50%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    20%;
    Vitamin C
    2%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    35%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 7 Lean Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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