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The Texas Crutch Smoked Ribs Recipe

Over the years I've been asked how to cook ribs on the gas smoker, Well folks here is what I like to call the best foil-wrapped ribs around! Another common request is our smoked turkey, we find not only our family and friends are requesting but so are you guys!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time2 hrs
Resting Time15 mins
Total Time2 hrs 10 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Barbecue
Servings: 2
Calories: 351kcal
Author: Charlie


  • ½ tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 2 tsp granulated garlic
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 2 tsp dried thyme
  • Rack of Ribs


  • Preheat your grill to 350°- 450°F.
  • The best rubs are always when you make your own rub. To make my favourite rub, mix together the ground black pepper, kosher salt, granulated garlic, dried thyme and paprika.
  • Remove any membrane at the back of the rack. Cut each in the middle, creating two smaller racks.
  • Evenly, season the rack with your homemade rub. Wrap each rack individually using heavy duty foil. Making sure you seal tightly.
  • Place your ribs on the preheated grill, oh a medium heat. Cook for 1 hour with the lid closed. Turn occasionally so you get an even cook.Tip: Do not to pierce the foil.
  • After 1 hour take the ribs off the grill and let rest for 1 hour. Open each packet and remove the ribs, discard any cooking juices.Tip: Use caution and watch out for steam when opening packets.
  • Add your favourite wood chips to the burning coals or to the smoker box. Always follow the manufacturer's instructions. Once you get a good smoke place the ribs on the grill, bone side down.
  • Grill with the lid closed for about 10 - 12 minutes, make sure to turn and baste a couple of times. Once they are lightly charred take off the grill and rest for 5 minutes. Cut and serve with lots of sauce!