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Spice-Rubbed Ribs

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Grill: 1 hour


10 servings

Updated: Jan. 03, 2022
For grilling, here's the rub I recommend. It's made with a wonderful blend of spices. If you have some left after making ribs, put it in a shaker and use it another day on pork or beef roasts, tenderloins, steaks and more. It's great alone or under sauce. —Cheryl Ewing, Ellwood City, Pennsylvania
Spice-Rubbed Ribs Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 3 tablespoons paprika
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons cayenne pepper
  • 4 teaspoons onion powder
  • 4 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 4 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 4 teaspoons pepper
  • 10 pounds pork baby back ribs


  1. In a small bowl, combine the seasonings; rub over ribs.
  2. Prepare grill for indirect heat, using a drip pan. Grill ribs, covered, over indirect medium heat for 1 hour or until meat is tender, turning occasionally.

Nutrition Facts

1 pound: 792 calories, 62g fat (23g saturated fat), 245mg cholesterol, 1864mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 2g fiber), 51g protein.

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