How to Make Hickory Smoked Pork Ribs

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How to Make Hickory Smoked Pork Ribs Recipe
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Lay out your pork ribs and the spices for your rub.

Lay out your pork ribs and the spices for your rub.

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Mix all your spices together and rub on both sides of your ribs.

Mix all your spices together and rub on both sides of your ribs.

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I like to wrap the ribs in Saran wrap.  I prefer to place them back in the fridge and let them sit for another day or two to let the meat soak up the seasonings.

I like to wrap the ribs in Saran wrap. I prefer to place them back in the fridge and let them sit for another day or two to let the meat soak up the seasonings.

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Once they have sat for a day or two, get ready to put them in your smoker.

Once they have sat for a day or two, get ready to put them in your smoker.

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I use an electric smoker and wrap my pieces of hickory in foil to create a better smoke.  Make small holes in your foil to release the smoke.

I use an electric smoker and wrap my pieces of hickory in foil to create a better smoke. Make small holes in your foil to release the smoke.

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Add water to your smoker. I check my water after 2 hours.  Do not check too often!

Add water to your smoker. I check my water after 2 hours. Do not check too often!

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Add your ribs and patiently wait.  These two racks will take about 4 hours.

Add your ribs and patiently wait. These two racks will take about 4 hours.

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Checking water at 2 hours. Do it quickly!

Checking water at 2 hours. Do it quickly!

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Ribs are done when your temperature is 170  degrees.  Plan on about 45 minutes per pound. Enjoy!

Ribs are done when your temperature is 170 degrees. Plan on about 45 minutes per pound. Enjoy!

Ingredients

2 Tablespoons Garlic powder 
2 Tablespoons Onion powder 
2 Tablespoons Black pepper 
2 Tablespoons Chili powder 
1 Tablespoon Salt 
2 Tablespoons Cumin 
2 Tablespoons Brown sugar 
3 Tablespoons Paprika 
2 Teaspoons Cayenne pepper ( optional) 
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