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Instant Pot Country Style Ribs

Tender and juicy country style ribs in the Instant pot.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: ribs
Servings: 4
Calories: 574kcal
Author: Heather


  • 3 pounds country style ribs
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 cup apple juice
  • 1 cup BBQ sauce


  • In a small bowl combine brown sugar, cumin, paprika, garlic powder, salt and pepper.
  • Sprinkle rub over ribs and gently rub it on meat.
  • Pour beef broth, Worcestershire sauce and apple juice into Instant Pot.
  • Add in ribs and pour BBQ sauce over them. Place lid on Instant pot and lock into place. Set to Pressure Cook for 45 minutes. (Be sure that the valve is set to sealing position.)
  • Once they have cooked for 45 minutes, allow for a natural pressure release for 20 minutes and then manually release remaining pressure.
  • Remove ribs and top with more BBQ sauce. Serve.



Calories: 574kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 44g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 164mg | Sodium: 1723mg | Potassium: 980mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 29g | Vitamin A: 424IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 85mg | Iron: 3mg