Johnny Trigg & Smokin' Triggers' Spare Ribs

Note from the TLC Editors: This recipe is an authentic BBQ Pitmasters recipe. Our Pitmasters are really spontaneous and like to create their recipes on the fly, so measurements and cook times are a little loose. Tweak the recipes to suit your tastes and check out How to Grill Food for more tips.


black pepper
red pepper
brown sugar
onion flakes
tomato sauce
corn syrup
squeeze butter
brown sugar
hot sauce


  1. ) Trim ribs 3 1/2 inches for a St. Louis cut. Remove excess meat & membrane.
  2. 2.) Season ribs w/rub. Let sit 45 min. Then wrap.
  3. 3.) Place ribs on cooker for four hours at 275 degrees. Unwrap and glaze with BBQ sauce for last hour of cook time.
  4. 4.) Remove from cooker and apply more glaze. Cut with electric knife for clean cut pieces.

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