How To Smoke Texas Cut Beef Ribs

When it comes to barbecue, Texas has a massive spot on the map and these Texas cut beef ribs are a prime example of exactly why. Buckle up, fire up your smoker, and cook up some of these mouthwatering beef ribs!

You will need:

  • Beef ribs
  • 1 pint Porter beer
  • 1/4 Cup Worcestershire sauce
  • Beef Rub
  • Savory BBQ sauce

How To Smoke Texas Cut Beef Ribs

To prepare the Texas cut beef ribs, remove the membrane on the inside of the ribs. This can be tricky some times, but usually after you peel off the first bit with a knife, you can rip the whole membrane off in one piece. If there are any hard chunks of fat under the membrane, remove those too, as they do not render down as easily.

After you have cleaned the ribs, apply a layer of binder to the ribs. For this recipe, mix the beer and Worcestershire sauce. Save the remaining liquid for spritzing later.

Then apply the rub on both sides. When you are done, get them in a plastic bag/zip lock and let them set in the fridge for a couple of hours. This lets the meat soak up the flavors of the spices.

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You can now put the ribs in a smoker preheated to 250ºF. You can use pecan wood or any other wood of your preference in the smoker to add some flavor. Smoke for about 4 to 5 hours. When the smoked beef ribs are 20 minutes away from being done, you can baste with the BBQ sauce.

When done, let the meat relax for a little bit. Then cut them up, and enjoy your smoked Texas cut beef ribs!

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