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Easy Instant Pot Ribs
These fall-off-the-bone Instant Pot Ribs are ready in under an hour! This is the best ribs recipe as they’re both tender and full of flavor. It can be made with beef ribs or pork ribs. With this Instant Pot Ribs Recipe you can sit back and enjoy the summer instead of manning the grill for hours.
Servings Prep Time
4People 5Minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
30Minutes 20 Minutes
Servings Prep Time
4People 5Minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
30Minutes 20 Minutes
Ingredients
Instant Pot Ribs
  • 1-2Racks Pork or Beef Ribs
  • 1/2Bottle Barbecue Sauce(Store bought or homemade)
  • 1Cup Beef Broth(or Water)
Ribs Seasoning Mix
  • 1tbsp Brown Sugar
  • 1tbsp Chili Powder
  • 1tbsp Paprika
  • 2tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1tsp Salt
  • 1tsp Cayenne
  • 1tsp Ground Black Pepper
Instructions
  1. If needed, remove the silver membrane from the back of the ribs.
  2. If necessary, cut the slab in half to fit inside the Instant Pot.
  3. Mix all the seasoning ingredients together and rub on both sides of the ribs.
  4. Add beef broth (or water) to the bottom of the Instant Pot followed by the metal trivet.
  5. Place the ribs in the Instant Pot, in a teepee formation, with the meaty layer facing outwards.
  6. Place the lid on the Instant Pot and make sure the valve is in the “sealed” position.
  7. Press “manual” or “high pressure” and set for the required time length (read the post for the time options).
  8. When the timer beeps, let the pressure natural release for 5 minutes.
  9. Transfer the ribs to a foil lined cookie sheet and cover with barbecue sauce.
  10. OPTIONAL: Broil them in the oven (high) for 3-4 minutes to add a little “char” to the sauce.