Beef Back Ribs - Prime Rib on a Stick

I just never get tired of smoked beef back ribs or as I call them.. "prime rib on a stick". There is nothing more beefy and more delicious that you can cook in your smoker not to mention they are easy to prepare and cook in less than 4 hours in most cases.
Course Entree
Cuisine Hot Smoking
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Servings 6
Author Jeff Phillips

What You'll Need

  • 2-3 racks of beef back ribs
  • Jeff's barbecue Sauce
  • Yellow mustard
  • Jeff's Texas style rub


  1. Remove beef ribs from packaging and rinse under cold water.
  2. Remove excess clumps of fat.
  3. Peel membrane or skin from bone side of ribs.
  4. Brush several tablespoons of barbecue sauce onto the meaty side of the ribs.
  5. Sprinkle about 2 tablespoons of Jeff's rub onto the top of the ribs and rub it in to the top and sides creating a paste.
  6. Set up your smoker for cooking at about 225-240°F with indirect heat.
  7. Use a mix of cherry and oak or whatever smoking wood you have available for smoke.
  8. Place the ribs on the smoker grate and let them cook until they are tender to your liking.