Chicago Style Extra Tender Back Ribs
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Chicago-Style Extra Tender Back Ribs Recipe

Are you a fan of both ribs and Chicago-style hot dogs? Then this Chicago-Style Ribs recipe is perfect for you!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr 45 mins
Total Time2 hrs
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1 rack of ribs
Author: Nick @


  • 1 rack Smithfield Extra Tender Fresh Pork Back Ribs
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 white onion diced
  • 1 cup yellow mustard
  • 1/2 cup relish
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 3 dashes celery salt
  • 1 jar (8 ounces) sport peppers diced


  • Heat a charcoal or gas grill to medium-low, about 300°F.
  • Brush ribs with olive oil and grill for 45 minutes per side or until tender.
  • Melt butter in a pot, add onion and cook for 10 minutes or until soft.
  • Add mustard, relish, brown sugar, apple cider vinegar and celery salt and simmer over medium heat while stirring occasionally for 15 minutes.
  • Once your ribs are tender brush them with half the sauce and continue grilling until the sauce is cooked on.
  • Remove ribs from the grill, let stand for 10 minutes, brush them with the remaining sauce and sprinkle the diced sport peppers onto them.