Instant Pot Country-Style Pork Ribs


Instant Pot Country Style Pork Ribs

These ribs can be cooked in a slow-cooker. However, when cooked in the Instant Pot, the texture is so much more like slow-grilled ribs–and in only 35 minutes (plus the 10 to 15 minutes it takes to reach high pressure)!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Natural Pressure Release 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 12


  • 4 lbs. country-style pork ribs
  • 4 T. chili powder
  • 1 T. kosher salt
  • 1 1/2 cups barbecue sauce (homemade has less sugar)
  • 1 T. arrowroot or tapioca flour (optional)


  • Season ribs generously with chili powder and salt. Place ribs into Instant Pot. Top with barbecue sauce.
  • Close Instant Pot lid and set floater release valve to “sealing.” Press “manual”, select high pressure, and set time to 35 minutes.
  • Wait 10 to 15 minutes for Instant Pot to naturally release, as indicated by the float valve dropping down. Remove ribs to a plate.
  • Add arrowroot to sauce and simmer for a few minutes to thicken. Serve sauce with ribs.
Keyword Pork



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