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Low Carb Dry Rub for Pork Ribs

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Here's a low carb dry rub that is the perfect blend of flavors for oven baked pork ribs!Low Carb Dry Rub for Oven Baked Pork Ribs - these are so full of flavor!

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So… I don't often cook ribs. Mainly because we have a great delivery place near us that does pizza for the rest of my family, and ribs for me. I order them dry, and then add some of my low carb smoky barbecue sauce (or Guy's Barbecue Sauce if I'm feeling super lazy!). But they aren't cheap – so the next time I saw them in the grocery store, I decided to cook my own.

Rather than load up the ribs with sauce, this time I wanted to create a dry rub for them instead. And there's a whole lot of flavor going on here!

How to Make a Low Carb Dry Rub for Pork Ribs

To make the rub, mix together smoked paprika, onion powder, low carb sweetener (Lakanto, Swerve, or similar), dried thyme, ground cumin, dry mustard, and salt and pepper.Low Carb Dry Rub for Oven Baked Pork Ribs - these are so full of flavor!

Pat a rack of baby back ribs dry with kitchen paper, and remove the membrane from the back. Place the rack in a large baking pan.

Sprinkle the rub all over the ribs, and use your fingers to rub it in thoroughly.Low Carb Dry Rub for Oven Baked Pork Ribs - these are so full of flavor!

Place the ribs in a preheated oven for 3 hours.Low Carb Dry Rub for Oven Baked Pork Ribs - these are so full of flavor!

Serving size depends on how much appetite for ribs you have! Half a rack of meaty ribs is a pretty big serving, especially if you add some delicious horseradish coleslaw to go with it! You won't feel hungry after that!

Low Carb Dry Rub for Oven Baked Pork Ribs - these are so full of flavor!

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By the way, if you prefer saucy ribs without the messy cooking, try these Keto Instant Pot Ribs from Beauty and the Foodie!

Low Carb Dry Rub for Pork Ribs

Low Carb Dry Rub for Pork Ribs

Yield: 2 Servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 3 hours
Total Time: 3 hours 5 minutes

A delicious dry rub that is perfect for seasoning pork ribs!

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 275F.
  2. Mix together all the rub ingredients.
  3. Pat the baby back ribs dry with kitchen paper, and remove the membrane from the back. Place the rack in a large baking pan.
  4. Sprinkle the rub all over the ribs, and use your fingers to rub it in thoroughly.
  5. Place the ribs in the preheated oven for 3 hours.

Notes

4g net carbs per half rack serving

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Nutrition Information
Yield 2 Serving Size Half the recipe
Amount Per Serving Calories 1317Total Fat 81gSaturated Fat 16gCholesterol 503mgSodium 437mgCarbohydrates 6gNet Carbohydrates 4gFiber 2gProtein 132g

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