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Boneless Rib Sandwich

Prep Time: 20 Min | Cook Time: 5 Hrs


  • 1
    Pork Ribs (Baby back ribs are ideal)
  • 2
    Ciabatta Buns
  • 3
    White Onion
  • 4
    Dill Pickles
  • 5
    Char-Grillers Rib Rub
  • 6
    Favorite BBQ Sauce
  • 7
    Coleslaw (Green Cabbage, Purple Cabbage, Shredded Carrot)

A fun twist on classic smoked ribs, this Boneless Ribs Sandwich is a must-try in your BBQ arsenal. This recipe delivers smoked flavor, combined with delicious BBQ sauce, all on a toasty ciabatta roll. Great for serving with sides or a la carte, this sandwich is a must try for your next family dinner.


  1. Remove the membrane from your ribs 
  2. Cut rib racks into 4 equal size portions (3-4 ribs per sandwich)
  3. Slather with mustard and season liberally with Char-Griller's Rib Rub
  4. Smoke for 3 hours at 250*F unwrapped
  5. Wrap ribs in foil trays and smoke for an additional 2 hours 
  6. Shred your cabbage and carrots to make the slaw
  7. After roughly 5 hours, remove the bones and assemble your sandwiches
  8. Toasted ciabatta bread, BBQ sauce, slaw, ribs, pickles, onion, more sauce and enjoy!

 Pitt Tips:

  1. Each rack of ribs will give you 4 sandwiches
  2. Baby back ribs would be ideal for this recipe. We used spare ribs. 

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