Smoked Country-Style Ribs with Sugar Free BBQ Sauce

Tessa Ludwig
Country-Style Ribs aren't really ribs. They come from the rib end of the loin near the shoulder. They have a lot more meat compared to typical ribs. Country-Style Ribs can be tough if not cooked properly.
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 3 hrs 5 mins
Resting Time 10 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 8 6 oz servings
Calories 440 kcal

Equipment

1 Smoker

Ingredients
 

Meat and Rub

  • 4+ pounds Bone in country-style pork ribs
  • 2 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 2 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 2 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp monk fruit

Sugar Free BBQ Sauce

  • 1/4 cup no sugar added ketchup
  • 1/4 cup + 1 TBS tomato paste
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/3 cup swerve brown sugar
  • 3 TBS apple cider vinegar
  • 2 TBS Coconut Secrets coconut aminos
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt more or less if desired
  • pepper to taste

Instructions
 

Meat and Rub

  • Preheat smoker to 250.
  • Mix garlic powder, onion powder, chili powder, cayenne pepper, pepper, sea salt, and monk fruit in a small glass bowl.
  • Rub seasoning into both sides of the country rib.
  • Place on preheated smoker.
  • Let smoke for around 3 hours. Or until the internal temperature is 185 degrees. You can also wrap them in aluminun with 1 hour left to be more tender.
  • While meat is smoking prepare BBQ sauce.

Sugar Free BBQ Sauce

  • Whisk all ingredients in a medium-sized saucepan, over medium heat.
  • Bring to a boil.
  • Turn down to low heat and simmer for 6-10 minutes or until thickened.
  • Set as side to serve with ribs.

Nutrition

Serving: 6ozCalories: 440kcalCarbohydrates: 5.2gProtein: 46gFat: 25.3gSaturated Fat: 9gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.1gCholesterol: 157.5mgSodium: 939.3mgPotassium: 145mgFiber: 1.1gSugar: 2.4g
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