Instant Pot Ribs

instant pot ribs

Everyone loves a rack of ribs, but very few people have the time or patients to make them. That’s where this simple, yet delicious, Instant Pot rib recipe comes in. Ready in just 30 minutes, you’ll be enjoying ribs on a weekly basis from now on.




  1. Add trivet to the bottom of the Instant Pot.  Pour in water and liquid smoke.
  2. Generously add dry rub to all sides of the ribs.  Gently pat spices into the meat.
  3. Roll ribs into a C shape and place into the Instant Pot onto the trivet.
  4. Replace lid and close valve.  Press MANUAL +25 minutes.  When the timer goes off, let pressure manually release.
  5. Carefully remove the lid and remove ribs, place them on a parchment-lined baking sheet.  Slather ribs with BBQ sauce.
  6. Place ribs into the oven and BROIL for 3-4 minutes, do not walk away.  Keep an eye on the ribs to ensure they don’t burn.  Remove when the sauce is caramelized and bubbly.