Spareribs with Savory Sage Rub

Spareribs with Savory Sage Rub


"Sage is the dominant spice in this rub for spareribs. I usually pour barbeque sauce over the ribs during the last 15 minutes of cooking. I've received many compliments for this recipe -- Enjoy!"


2 h 10 m servings 632 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 632 kcal
  • 32%
  • Fat:
  • 53.2 g
  • 82%
  • Carbs:
  • 0.8g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 35.2 g
  • 70%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 181 mg
  • 60%
  • Sodium:
  • 357 mg
  • 14%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat an outdoor grill for high heat and lightly oil grate.
  2. In a small bowl, mix sage, lemon pepper, dried rosemary, garlic powder and dried thyme. Rub the mixture into pork spareribs.
  3. Place ribs on the prepared grill. Turning often, slowly cook approximately 2 hours, or to desired doneness.
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  1. 15 Ratings


This is easily a 5 recipe, for ease and flavor and LOW CARBS (0.8)! My BBQ was stolen, so I cooked the spareribs in the oven instead. 4 pounds of them at 350 for 1 hour. Should've taken them out...

This is an excellent rub. I actually used it on pork chops with nothing else. The chops came out with a great flavor that my husband and I both liked. I have some left and will use it on othe...

This was really yummy and super easy. I used country style ribs instead of spare ribs, which cut the cook time down signifigantly. I let the meat sit for about a 1/2 hour after spreading the r...

I used fresh sage from our garden, finely minced; freshly ground tellicherry pepper; 4 cloves of garden garlic pulverized in a small processor; fresh garden rosemary & thyme very finely minced; ...

I was looking for a sage rub for chicken when I ran across this one and decided to give it a was PERFECT. Just enough spice to enhance the flavor of the chicken but not over-powering. ...

After having enjoyed numerous recipes from this site I am sorry to say this is the worst one I have ever attempted to follow. What is meant by turning up the heat on the barbecue yet one is to c...

I made this and everyone loved it!

I used this on 12 boneless pork chops that I grilled on my grill pan. Sooooo good! I did spritz them with olive oil before rubbing in the mixture. After grilling, I let them rest to redistri...

This recipe was great for spareribs! For the last 30 minutes I used the Delicious Barbeque Sauce by blond on these website, and my ribs were awesome! I marinated the ribs overnight and cooked ...