Instant Pot Pork Ribs

This recipe is courtesy of MamaLovesFood. Instant Pot Ribs cooked in apple cider are tender, perfect, and on the table in less than an hour!
Total Time: 45 minutes
Course: Main Course
Keyword: low calorie, low carb, low sodium
Cut: Ribs
Cooking Method: Instant Pot
Meal Type: Pork Instant Pot Gratification
Servings: 4


  • 4 pounds St. Louis style ribs
  • 4 cups apple cider
  • seasoned salt
  • bbq sauce


  • Cut ribs into 3 or 4 rib segments, and sprinkle with seasoned salt on all sides.
  • Place rack at bottom of inner liner of Instant Pot, then pour in apple cider.
  • Put seasoned rib sections into pot. They do not need to be in a single layer.
  • Close Instant Pot and turn to sealing. Set to manual pressure for 30 minutes. Allow natural pressure release for 10 - 15 minutes.
  • You can enjoy the ribs now, with or without your favorite barbecue sauce, or you can place the wings on a sheet pan, slather them with barbecue sauce and place under the broiler for 2 - 3 minutes to brown. (Watch closely to avoid burning!) -OR- toss on a medium heat grill for 3 - 4 minutes on each side.


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