Cajun Style Barbecue Ribs

Pro Tip: Don’t forget to review the Grill Masters Club Ultimate Guide to Smoking Ribs.

Cajun Style Barbecue Ribs

Enjoy fall-off-the-bone goodness of spare ribs with a Cajun twist! Try using hickory wood chips to add flavor to your ribs. We suggest using Vaughn Wood Products hickory wood — a vendor frequently featured in the Grill Masters Club box.
Course BBQ, Main Course
Cuisine American


  • Grill


  • 3 lb Spare Ribs or Back Ribs


  • 1 cup Hickory Smoke BBQ Sauce
  • 1/2 tsp Hot Sauce
  • 1/2 tsp Ground Red Pepper or Cayenne
  • 1/2 tsp Onion Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Celery Seed
  • 1/2 tsp Crushed Thyme Leaves


  • Set ribs aside.
  • Mix remaining ingredients in a medium saucepan, bring to a soft boil.
  • Place in a glass container along with ribs.
  • Marinate the ribs for 3 to 4 hours in the refrigerator.
  • Wipe grill with olive oil and preheat.
  • Place ribs on grill.
  • Grill for 8 to 10 minutes.
  • Turn once.
  • Brush with marinade.
  • Enjoy!
Keyword cajun