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Instant Pot BBQ Ribs
4.2 from 21 votes

Instant Pot BBQ Ribs

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Rub30 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Main Dish
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 1192kcal
Author: Christina Hitchcock

Ingredients

Dry Rub

  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup raw sugar
  • 1/4 cup salt
  • 1/4 cup paprika
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 2 teaspoons black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1 teaspoon cumin

Ribs

  • 12 oz beer
  • 18 oz BBQ sauce
  • 6 pounds pork ribs

Instructions

Rub

  • Combine all ingredients in a bowl.
  • Pat ribs dry on both sides with a paper towel and place on a rimmed baking sheet.
  • Liberally apply rub to both sides of the ribs and rub into the meat.
  • Cover with plastic wrap and allow to sit in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes or as long as overnight.

Ribs

  • Cut ribs into sections with 3 ribs per section; Place in pressure cooker.
  • Pour in beer.
  • Cook for 25 minutes at high pressure.
  • Natural release for 10 minutes then quick release.
  • Preheat the over broiler.
  • Place ribs on a clean baking sheet and brush with BBQ sauce.
  • Broil ribs until sauce is caramelized, about 5 minutes.
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