How to Make Perfect BBQ Ribs on a Charcoal Grill Recipe

Perfect BBQ Baby Back Ribs on a grill:

*Prep Time: 30  *Cook Time: 1 hour *Difficulty:  Easy  *Servings:  One Rack of Ribs


  • 1 rack of Smithfield Extra Tender Pork Back Ribs
  • 1 Bottle of KC Masterpiece BBQ Sauce
  • Dijon Mustard
  • 1 Tbsp Smoked Paprika
  • 1 Tbsp Brown Sugar
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp Ground Black Pepper
  • 1 tsp Onion Powder
  • 1 tsp Kosher Salt
  • 1 tsp Oregano
  • Heavy Duty Foil
  1. Pat the rack of ribs dry with a paper towel. 
  2. Cut the rack in half. 
  3. Rub both halves with dijon mustard. 
  4. Combine the smoked paprika, brown sugar, garlic powder, black pepper, onion powder, salt, and oregano in a bowl.  
  5. Sprinkle LIBERALLY over BOTH sides of the ribs. 
  6. Get TWO pieces of foil.  Spray the first one with non-stick cooking spray.  
  7. Wrap the first piece of foil around the ribs, into a packet.
  8. Now wrap the second piece of foil around the rib packet and place in the refrigerator.  
  9. Preheat your grill.  Add charcoal to the grill and light according to the instruction on the bag. 
  10. Let the charcoal heat until it is covered in a white ash.  
  11. Place both rib packets on the grill, close the lid and let cook for 50 minutes. 
  12. After 50 minutes remove from foil and place top-side down on the grill.  
  13. Brush BBQ sauce all over the bottom of the ribs, close the lid, and let cook for 5 minutes. 
  14. Flip the ribs, brush the top side with the BBQ sauce, close the lid, and cook for 5 minutes. 
  15. Serve and Enjoy!
**Even though I cooked these on a charcoal grill, the same steps can be used on your gas grill as well.**