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
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
142 Calories
6g Fat
7g Carbs
15g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 3 to 4
Amount per serving
Calories 142
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Cholesterol 43mg 14%
Sodium 3598mg 156%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 2%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Protein 15g
Calcium 34mg 3%
*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 chili 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/30 mL salt (use less if necessary)
  • 2 tablespoons/30 mL Cajun seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons/30 mL black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL cayenne
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL white pepper
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL paprika
  • Louisiana hot sauce and 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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