Chef Dave’s Smoked Ribs

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  • Ribs — as many as you can fit in the smoker
  • 1/2 cup smoked paprika
  • 1/2 cup black pepper
  • 1/2 cup kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup onion powder
  • 1/2 cup garlic powder
  • 1/2 cup cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 cup oregano
  • 1/2 cup thyme
  • 2 cups canola oil

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  1. Mix into a paste and rub over ribs.
  2. Lay in a shallow pan and cover with plastic wrap. Let sit two hours at room temperature.
  3. Smoke ribs at 225 degrees for six hours.
  4. Brush with brown butter and enjoy.

Recipe by Dave Heide, executive chef and owner, Liliana’s Restaurant

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