What To Spray On Ribs While Grilling

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The Power of the Perfect Spray

Spraying a grilling steak

While grilling ribs, a spritz of flavor-packed liquid can be the difference between ordinary and extraordinary. This simple step keeps the meat moist and enhances the overall taste.

Here's your guide to the perfect rib spray.

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Apple Cider Vinegar Elixir

Apple Cider Eliver Vinegar

Why? The acidity in apple cider vinegar tenderizes the meat and imparts a subtle fruity tang.

How? Mix equal parts apple cider vinegar and water in a spray bottle.

When? Start spraying after the initial 30 minutes of grilling, then every 45 minutes thereafter.

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The Mustard Infusion

Mustard Infused Steak Spray

Why? Mustard not only adds a zesty kick but also helps the spice rub adhere better.

How? Combine 1 part mustard with 1 part apple juice in a spray bottle.

When? Begin spraying during the last hour of grilling, ensuring a golden and flavorful crust.

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Citrus Burst

Steak with a flavorful citrus infusion

Why? Citrus adds a refreshing element, cutting through the richness of the ribs.

How? Mix equal parts orange juice and water in a spray bottle.

When? Start spraying during the last 30 minutes of grilling for a citrus-infused finale.

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The Spray Breakdown

  • Apple Cider Vinegar Elixir:
    • Why: Tenderizes and adds a fruity tang.
    • How: Mix apple cider vinegar and water.
    • When: After 30 minutes, then every 45 minutes.
  • Mustard Infusion:
    • Why: Zesty kick and better spice rub adherence.
    • How: Combine mustard and apple juice.
    • When: Last hour of grilling.
  • Citrus Burst:
    • Why: Refreshing element, cuts through richness.
    • How: Mix orange juice and water.
    • When: Last 30 minutes of grilling.
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