Cajun Style Ribs

Cajun Ribs
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Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 4 hrs
Total: 4 hrs 15 mins
Servings: 3 to 4 servings
Yield: 1 rack
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
313 Calories
22g Fat
15g Carbs
16g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 3 to 4
Amount per serving
Calories 313
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22g 28%
Saturated Fat 7g 33%
Cholesterol 73mg 24%
Sodium 5443mg 237%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 16g
Vitamin C 3mg 14%
Calcium 54mg 4%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 396mg 8%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This is a great recipe for spicy Cajun-style pork spareribs. The Cajun spices, both in chile pepper heat and black pepper give these ribs depth and a good kick. You can increase or decrease the spices to suit your tastes. 


  • 1 rack pork spareribs

  • 2 tablespoons salt, less if desired

  • 2 tablespoons Cajun seasoning

  • 2 tablespoons freshly ground black pepper

  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper

  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground white pepper

  • 1 teaspoon onion powder

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1 teaspoon paprika

  • Louisiana hot sauce, to taste

  • Worcestershire sauce, to taste

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Mix the dry ingredients with Cajun seasoning and rub into ribs.

  3. Add the hot sauce and Worcestershire sauce to your liking.

  4. Let sit overnight.

  5. Smoke or grill and serve with your favorite BBQ sauce. 

  6. Enjoy!

To cook these ribs, we recommend one of the following cooking methods:

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