Instant Pot Baby Back Pork Ribs

 Instant Pot Baby Back Pork Ribs

The Instant Pot does a great job in creating fall off the bone delicious ribs and keep your RV our home from heating up in this warm stretch of summer!

Here is an easy recipe for BBQ flavored baby back ribs.

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1 rack              baby back pork ribs, cut in 4 sections

4 tbsp             dry rub of choice

1  1/2  cups    beef broth

9 oz.                BBQ sauce of choice


  1. Rinse pork ribs, pat dry and remove the white membrane on the back of the ribs or cut slashes into the membrane.
  2. Slice slab of ribs into 4 sections.
  3. Place Instant pot rack in the base of the stainless steel pot that lines the Instant pot.
  4. Pour broth into the stainless liner.
  5. Rub the pork rib sections with dry rub and place ribs upright with ribs vertical and meaty portion facing inward.
  6. Close Instant Pot lid and steam release valve.
  7. Cook on MANUAL HIGH Pressure.  Set to 35 minutes.
  8. Let steam release naturally for 10 minutes then use the quick release method.
  9. Remove ribs sections using tongs and place the ribs on a cutting board or baking tray.
  10. Slather the ribs with BBQ sauce.

Note:  To crisp and adhere BBQ sauce to the ribs, place the ribs on a hot grill for a few minutes on each side. As an alternate:  broil or bake on high temperature (450 degrees F) for 4 minutes.


Mary Jane Curry

Mary Jane Curry and husband Jeff love RVing and travel in a 2013 Roadtrek RS Adventurous motorhome. She is a Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant and Registered Nurse in Emergency and Occupational Medicine, and is nearing retirement and has great enthusiasm for the travels and adventures awaiting. Her love of food science and food presentation led her to pursue a secondary career about 10 years ago when she became a certified Personal Chef and owner of Custom Cuisine in Southern California. She received her training and certification through the United States Personal Chef Association, an organization with Personal Chef membership in both the US and Canada. She plans to share many recipes here for RVers!

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