Best Ever BBQ Ribs and Dry Spice Rub

Best Ever BBQ Ribs and Dry Spice Rub

This is an awesome barbequed rib recipe. You can double or triple the amounts to serve a large group.


  • 1 cup chili powder
  • 1 tbsp dried minced garlic
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp seasoning salt
  • 2 pounds rib roast
  • 4 cups canned tomato sauce
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh tomato
  • 1/4 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tbsp dried onion flakes
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup water


  1. In a small bowl or jar, mix together chile powder, dried minced garlic, onion powder, cumin, salt and seasoning salt.
  2. Place rib roast on a medium baking sheet. Rub vigorously with 1/2 the chile powder mixture. Cover and refrigerate 4 to 6 hours.
  3. In a medium saucepan, mix together 1/2 the chile powder mixture, tomato sauce, brown sugar, tomato, Worcestershire sauce, dried onion flakes, soy sauce and water. Cook 3 to 5 hours, stirring occasionally, over low heat.
  4. Prepare an outdoor grill for indirect heat. Lightly oil grate.
  5. Cook ribs covered on the prepared grill 3 to 5 hours, or to desired doneness. Brush with the sauce mixture from the medium saucepan during the last minutes of cooking. Serve with remaining sauce mixture.