Instant Pot Ribs Recipe


  • 3 lb baby back ribs or pork loin ribs
  • 6 cups apple juice
  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
  • ½ tsp liquid smoke optional
  • 1 tbsp. seasoning salt
  • 2 Tbsp BBQ dry rub
  • 2/3 cup sweet BBQ sauce divided


  1. Pat dry the rack of ribs with a paper towel and rub on your dry ingredients on both sides.
  2. In the Instant Pot, combine apple juice, vinegar, liquid smoke and 1/3 cup of bbq sauce.

  3. Using two sets of tongs, carefully transfer ribs to a rimmed baking sheet lined with a wire rack with the meat side up. Brush the top and sides with the remaining 1/3 cup bbq sauce. Broil in the center of the oven on high for 4-5 min*. Remove from the oven and let rest for 5-10 min before serving. Serve with more bbq sauce if desired.


Nutrition Facts

Calories 597                 Calories from Fat 315
                                           % Daily Value*
Fat 35g                                        54%
Saturated Fat 12g                       75%
Cholesterol 148mg                      49%
Sodium 1396mg                          61%
Potassium 713mg                        20%
Carbohydrates 27g                        9%
Fiber 1g                                         4% 
Sugar 22g                                    24%
Protein 41g                                  82%
Vitamin A 180IU                            4%
Vitamin C 1mg                               1%
Calcium 97mg                             10%
Iron 2mg                                      11%

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