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Can Large Egg handle 2 racks of ribs?

lentsboy007lentsboy007 Posts: 26
Cooked a full rack of ribs yesterday, directly on the grill with plate setter under.  I noticed the ends of the ribs, that hung over the edge of the plate setter a bit , got over done .  I have a large Egg, is it advisable to cook 2 racks at the same time ? 


  • lkapigianlkapigian Posts: 3,010
    edited March 24
    Absolutely ....rib rack will do 5...I will use foil as a heat shield for the ends 
    Visalia, Ca
  • JRWhiteeJRWhitee Posts: 4,499
    Rib rack will do 8

    Large BGE 2006, Mini Max 2014, 36" Blackstone, Anova Sous Vide
    Green Man Group 
    Johns Creek, Georgia
  • SmokeyPittSmokeyPitt Posts: 9,866
    Another option is to cut the racks in half, then you can easily do 3 in a 6 rack slot without them hanging over the plate setter. 

    Which came first the chicken or the egg?  I egged the chicken and then I ate his leg. 

  • milesvdustinmilesvdustin Posts: 1,303
    I have jammed 12 in mine on the rig before. 

    2 LBGE, Blackstone 36, Akorn Jr

    Egging in Southern Illinois (Marion)

  • SoCalTimSoCalTim Posts: 2,155
    Six racks, wooden skewers thru them with, HDAF wadded into balls wedged between ea rib (and thru the skewers)to allow airflow .. some of the best damn ribs I ever made.

    I've slow smoked and eaten so much pork, I'm legally recognized as being part swine - Chatsworth Ca.
  • blind99blind99 Posts: 4,220

    Rib rack, plate setter, lots of ribs!
    Chicago, IL - Large and Small BGE - Weber Gasser and Kettle
  • Carolina QCarolina Q Posts: 13,020

    I hate it when I go to the kitchen for food and all I find are ingredients!


    Central Connecticut 

  • PoppasGrillPoppasGrill Posts: 211
    I’ve done 2 rack on my mbge without a major issue. Used a pizza tray on top of plate setter so the ends weren’t getting direct flame.
  • IkeIke Posts: 69
    SoCalTim said:
    Six racks, wooden skewers thru them with, HDAF wadded into balls wedged between ea rib (and thru the skewers)to allow airflow .. some of the best damn ribs I ever made.

    Easy to see that you're experienced....the cook's sampler on the end of the skewers and at the front of grate.
    Owensboro, KY.  First Eggin' 4/12/08.  Large, small and lotsa goodies.
  • mEGG_My_DaymEGG_My_Day Posts: 529
    I like cooking them flat.  Two are easy.  I can do four racks flat with my CGS Woo extender with second grate.

    Memphis, TN 
  • mEGG_My_DaymEGG_My_Day Posts: 529

    Memphis, TN 
  • tenpenny_05tenpenny_05 Posts: 210

    Pay no attention to the color of the egg...
    Kansas City, Kansas
    Second hand Medium BGE, Second hand Weber Kettle, Second hand Weber Smokey Mountain
  • TEXASBGE2018TEXASBGE2018 Posts: 645
    I just did it about 3 hours ago

    Dallas Area, Tx    LBGE, 36" Stainless Blackstone Griddle, Contemplating which size Egg to get next. Cast Iron Hoarder.

    "You may all go to Hell and I will go to Texas"- Davy Crockett

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