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Instant Pot Country Style Ribs

These Instant Pot country style ribs are perfectly tender and flavorful! A dry rub creates a nice crispy crust and barbecue sauce makes them juicy and delicious. The Instant Pot is the easiest and best way to cook country style ribs, who knew?!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword barbecue sauce, bbq, easy dinner recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 508kcal
Cost $20


  • Small bowl
  • Instant Pot



  • Mix together the chili powder, brown sugar, smoked paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, cumin, black pepper, and salt in a small bowl.
    Instant Pot Country Style Ribs Process Photo 1
  • Massage the seasoning into both sides of the ribs.
  • Add the beef broth, BBQ sauce and ribs to your Instant Pot. Set to manual, then high pressure for 45 minutes.
  • Manually release steam, then remove ribs and serve with extra BBQ sauce.


  • Make it Paleo: To make these ribs paleo, use coconut sugar instead of brown sugar and a paleo bbq sauce like this one.
  • Smoked Paprika: You can use regular paprika is you don't have smoked paprika.
  • Beef Broth: If you'd like, you can use water instead of beef broth.
Recipe yields approximately 4 servings. Nutritional values shown reflect information for 1 serving. Macros may vary slightly depending on the specific brands of ingredients used.
To determine the size of one serving, prepare the recipe as instructed, then weigh the entire recipe when finished. Divide the total weight (not including the weight of the bowl, pot, or plate the food is in) by 4. Result will be the weight of one serving.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 508kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 44g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 164mg | Sodium: 1346mg | Potassium: 898mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 943IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 82mg | Iron: 3mg | Net Carbs: 19g