BBQ Ribs
To serve fall-off-the-bone ribs, you need to cook them low and sloooow, right?! WRONG. How does 20 minutes sound?
Servings Prep Time
6servings 10minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
6servings 10minutes
Cook Time
  • 2 baby back ribs1 1/2 LBS
  • 1/3cup packed brown sugar
  • 2tsp kosher salt
  • 1tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2tsp paprika
  • 1/2tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2tsp mustard powder
  • 1/2tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1cup Water
  • 2cup barbecue saucewarmed
  1. If your ribs have a thin membrane over the bones on the backside, remove it by carefully sliding a knife under the membrane and peeling it away.
  2. In a small bowl, combine brown sugar, salt, garlic powder, paprika, pepper, mustard powder, and cayenne. Rub mixture all over ribs.
  3. Place trivet in Instant Pot and add water. Place ribs on trivet so that they are standing up.
  4. Secure lid and set to Pressure Cook on High for 20 minutes.
  5. Follow manufacturer’s guide for quick release, making sure to wait until the cycle is complete before unlocking and removing lid.
  6. Using tongs, carefully remove ribs from Instant Pot and lay them flat on a large baking sheet. Brush both sides all over with barbecue sauce before serving.