Hickory-Smoked Ribs

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  • 5-6Servings
  • 00:30Prep Time
  • 00:00Cook Time



2-3 lbs. ribs

1 tsp. Garlic Powder

1 tsp. Smoked Paprika

½ cup Brown Sugar

1 Tbps. Johnny’s Seasoning Salt


Mix garlic powder, paprika, brown sugar and Johnny’s Seasoning Salt together in a small bowl.

Take the mixture and rub it directly into the ribs. This will help seal in the flavor.

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Cook on low in your slow cooker for eight hours.

At this point, your ribs are fully cooked. In order to give them a hickory kick, you can use a Smoking Gun machine to smoke the meat. Fill the Smoking Gun chamber with hickory chips, turn the machine on, light the chips with a match or lighter and put the nozzle directly into your slow cooker.

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Once the slow cooker is completely filled with smoke, remove the nozzle and set the lid back on. Cover up the steam hole with a piece of masking tape in order to keep all the smoke inside.

The smoke will absorb into the meat. When it’s completely dissipated, put the ribs on a broiler sheet. Glaze them with your favorite BBQ sauce and then put them in your broiler until they are nice and bubbly.

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Serve and enjoy!

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