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Easy Two-Step Memphis Rib Rub

This rub can be used for any number of meats, from ribs to chicken to beef, turkey, seafood and other porks.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Memphis, rib rub
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours 40 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 45 minutes
Servings 3 people
Calories 500 kcal
Author Renea


  • 1 slab baby-back ribs
  • 1 tablespoon fajita seasoning (from small packet)
  • 1 tablespoon taco seasoning (from small packet)
  • 1/2 envelope Lipton Onion Soup Mix (dry)
  • 2 tablespoons Corkey's Bar-b-q Dry Rub
  • 3 tablespoons bottled wet barbecue sauce


  1. Rub the ribs on all sides with half of the dry ingredients that have been combined.

  2. Sear the ribs on the grill at 400 degrees for 15-20 minutes total, on both sides.

  3. Remove from the grill and cool slightly.

  4. Rub the ribs with the remaining rib rub.

  5. Place in a roaster or large pan that has 1-2 inches of water added to the bottom of the pan.

  6. Cook at 375 degrees, covered tightly, for two hours.

  7. Remove from the oven and brush the ribs with the wet barbecue sauce.

  8. If the water is gone in the bottom of the pan, add more to make 1-2 inches.

  9. Return the ribs to the oven and cook, uncovered, at 350 degrees for 15-20 minutes.