Duo Crisp + Air Fryer – Gochujang Baby Back Ribs
Sweet, spicy and savory, these Korean-inspired ribs can be served as a main dish or as a crowd-pleasing snack for the big game.
Servings Prep Time
4servings 20minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
4servings 20minutes
Cook Time
  • 2 baby back pork side ribsabout 2 lbs, each cut into 4 pieces
  • 1/2cup soy sauce
  • 6 green onionssliced
  • 1/3cup rice wine vinegar
  • 1/3cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4cup honey
  • 2tbsp sesame oil
  • 2tbsp fresh gingerrootminced
  • 2tbsp gochujang paste
  • 4cloves garlicminced
  • 1tsp pepper
Gochujang Barbecue Sauce:
  • 1/2cup gochujang paste
  • 1/2cup ketchup
  • 1/2cup honey
  • 1/2cup brown sugar
  • 2tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 green onionsthinly sliced
  • 4tsp toasted sesame seeds
  1. Ribs: Peel off white membrane from back of ribs, if needed, and discard.
  2. Combine 1 1/2 cups water, soy sauce, onions, vinegar, brown sugar, honey, sesame oil, ginger, gochujang, garlic and pepper in inner pot of Instant Pot Duo Crisp + Air Fryer; add ribs.
  3. Place lid on pot and lock in place to seal. Select Pressure Cook/Manual setting on High Pressure for 25 minutes .
  4. When pressure cooking is complete, Quick Release the pressure. Once pressure is released, remove the lid.
  5. Using tongs, remove ribs from inner pot; drain the cooking liquid. Pat ribs dry with paper towel.
  6. Gochujang Barbecue Sauce: Meanwhile, whisk together gochujang, ketchup, honey, brown sugar and soy sauce until blended and sugar is dissolved. Brush sauce all over ribs.
  7. Ensure that inner pot is dry, then place air fryer basket in pot. In two batches, add ribs to basket standing upright. Using the Air fryer Lid, select Broil at 400°F for 15 to 18 minutes, or until ribs are heated through and sauce starts to caramelize.
  8. Garnish: Sprinkle with green onions and sesame seeds before serving.
Recipe Notes

Recipe Note: If desired, brush more sauce over ribs, halfway through baking time.

Nutrition Facts
Per 1/4 recipe
Calories 700
Fat 26g
Saturated Fat 9g
Cholesterol 105mg
Sodium 2060mg
Carbohydrate 89g
Fiber 3g
Sugars 74g
Protein 33g