Smoked Barbecued Short Ribs

This is a simple recipe using commercial BBQ sauce with added flavors.  The sauce could be used on bone-in short ribs;  just increase cooking time. 

Ingredients:

3 – 4lbs. Short ribs, boneless or thin sliced
1 ½ cups BBQ sauce
1/3 cup seafood cocktail sauce
3 tablespoons wine vinegar

Place ribs in a baking dish, bowl or heavy duty plastic bag.  Combine other ingredients and pour over ribs.  Toss ribs so all are evenly coated.  Refrigerate for at least 8 hours or overnight.  Remove ribs from sauce and place on smoker grid.  Baste with sauce before cooking and once during cooking.

Charcoal:  Use 5 – 7 pounds charcoal, 3 quarts hot water, 2 wood sticks and smoke 1 ½ - 2 ½ hours.

Electric:  Use 2 ½ quarts hot water, 2 wood sticks and smoke 1 ½ - 2 ½ hours.

Serves 4