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Instant Pot Ribs

Juicy, tender, full of flavor, ribs in about an hour! Instant Pot ribs cannot be beat! Serve them with my chipotle lime slaw for the best weeknight meal! 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time55 mins
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: dinner, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: gluten free, recipe for instant pot ribs
Servings: 4
Calories: 400kcal


for the Ribs

  • 1 rack pork back ribs
  • BBQ dry rub
  • 1 cup water

for the sauce

for the slaw

  • 1/2 pound tri-color shredded cabbage
  • 1/2 cup Primal Kitchen Chipotle Lime Mayo
  • 2 Tbsp Lemon juice
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Remove the silver skin from the back side of the ribs
  • sprinkle dry rub all over ribs and rub in
  • add 1 cup of water to Instant Pot and add trivet
  • place ribs in Instant Pot on top of trivet
  • close lid and set to sealing
  • set timer to manual 35 minutes
  • allow for 10 minute natural pressure release when cooking time is done
  • release the rest of the pressure via "quick release"
  • combine all of the sauce ingredients in a bowl or mason jar and whisk to combine
  • combine all of the slaw ingredients in a medium size bowl



Calories: 400kcal