Slow & Low Memphis Pit BBQ Ribs

Use Grill Mates® Slow & Low BBQ Rub, a Memphis pit inspired blend of brown sugar, onion and spices, for slow and low barbecuing at home.

Serves: Makes 12 servings.
10 mins Prep time 3 hrs Cook time
10 mins Prep time
3 hrs Cook time
  • Rub Seasoning evenly over ribs. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 2 hours or overnight.

  • Prepare grill for indirect medium-low heat (275°F to 300°F). Preheat grill by turning all burners to high. Turn burner on 1 side to medium-high. Turn off burner(s) on other side.

  • Place unwrapped ribs on unlit side of grill. Close grill.

  • Grill 2 to 3 hours or until ribs are tender.

Cooking tip

• To maintain medium-low heat (275°F to 300°F), keep lid closed and adjust lit burner as necessary. Directions were developed using a gas grill. Grills vary; cooking time is approximate.

• Try also on other cuts of pork or chicken.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • Calories: 254Cholesterol: 69mg
  • Sodium: 498mgProtein: 19g
  • Total Fat: 18gFiber: 0g
  • Carbohydrate: 4g

Ratings & Reviews: 9

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  • Debbie on 07/01/2013

    Jill--read the recipe again :)

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  • Tom on 05/19/2015

    The only thing I might add would be to wrap the slabs in bacon after applying the rub. I am so sick of people judging recipes based on tortured notions about how food should be prepared. I'm sure Jim would use skim milk, fake butter and soy Parmesan to prepare an Alfredo sauce too...SMH

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  • Becky on 07/23/2014

    Can I put this type of seasoning in the crock pot? Would I use the whole pack?

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  • Derrell on 06/27/2014

    I like to smoke mine in the bradley smoker . I use the rub on them first and let sit for about an hour before putting in . They come out tender and delicious .

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  • Brad on 04/03/2013

    I really enjoyed these.

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  • stalean on 07/05/2013

    Good, but I like the Applewood Rub the best. I also slow-roast at 250-275 degrees in my oven for 4-5 hours.

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  • Mary on 07/01/2013

    very good!!!

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  • Jill on 06/30/2013

    It says to leave the ribs wrapped when you put them on the grill but they said to wrap them in plastic wrap to marinate. NO plastic wrap on the grill!

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  • Jim . on 02/17/2015

    Another recipe that is NOT healthy!

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