Cinderella Beef Short Ribs

Total Time
Prep 12 hrs
Cook 4 hrs

Oh my goodness, these are awesome! From the cookbook, Smoke and Spice.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. The night before you plan to barbeque, combine rub ingredients. Apply about half this to ribs, rubbing evenly over entire rib.
  2. Place in bag and refrigerate overnight.
  3. Combine glaze ingredients in medium sauce pan. Bring to simmer. Reduce to low and cook for 30 minutes.
  4. Prepare smoker.
  5. Remove ribs from refrigerator and rub on remaining rub mixture. Let ribs set at room temperature for 30 minutes.
  6. Cook meat on smoker for approximately 4-5 hours.**
  7. During the last hour of cooking baste the ribs with glaze. Return sauce to stove and heat an additional 15 minutes to thicken it.
  8. Remove ribs from smoker and let them set at room temperature for 10 minutes. Remove any unwanted fat. Serve with sauce on side.
  9. **As with all methods of outdoor cooking and variations of fire temperatures, cook according to your particular fire.


Most Helpful

We liked this a lot. I especially love vinegar-based sauces, and this delivered. However, I had to add some sweeter sauce to the non-basting sauce. Spot on.

Oxford September 15, 2007

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