Chef David Payne of Denver’s Jelly demonstrates for GrillaxNation how to create and smoke GameDay Kansas City Ribs, a style of baby back ribs using Char-Broil brand brines, marinades, rubs and sauces.
Traditionally, KC ribs start with spicy rub, but are finished with a complex, 15-ingredient barbecue sauce.
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Kansas City Ribs Tips
Remove the thin white membrane off of the bone-side of the ribs. Mix together brown sugar, dry mustard, cayenne, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, salt and pepper in a small bowl. Massage the rub into the ribs and let sit for 1 hour or up to overnight.
If cooking on the grill, place the ribs meat-side down next to medium-hot coals that are about 225 degrees F. The indirect heat will cook them slower, making them tender. Allow to cook for 1 hour. Turn ribs every half hour and baste with a Kansas City barbeque sauce. Cook until the ribs are tender, about 3 to 4 hours.
For more information visit www.charbroil.com, or visit Payne’s Colorado establishment, www.eatmorejelly.com.