Whether it's a hot summer day and you want to dine al fresco but don't want to stand in front of a hot grill—this recipe makes a fantastic summer InstantPot recipe—or it's a cold winter night and you're craving a meal that's savory and satisfying, these baby back ribs (made with Primal Kitchen® BBQ Sauce!) are guaranteed to hit the spot. Made with a mouthwatering, paleo-approved spice rub, these tender, flavorful ribs are ready to fall off the bone and straight into your mouth.
Plus, our Primal Kitchen Classic BBQ Sauce (seasoned with organic cumin, organic chipotle powder, and organic dijon mustard) is the perfect bold, smoky accompaniment for all your grill masters and sauce lovers. Unsweetened and USDA organic, this sauce is the real deal—free of high fructose corn syrup, honey, dates, refined sugar of any kind and packed with a smooth, wholesome taste and texture.
Baby Back Ribs with BBQ Sauce
Time: 2.5 hours
Equipment: Instant Pot or pressure cooker
- 1 tsp yellow mustard seeds
- 2 tsp cumin seeds, lightly toasted
- 1 tsp coriander seeds, lightly toasted
- 1/4 cup paprika
- 1 tsp garlic powder
- 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp black pepper
- 3 racks baby back ribs
- Primal Kitchen BBQ Sauce
For the spice rub...
- Grind the mustard, cumin, and coriander seeds into a fine powder.
- Combine all the ingredients for the rub into a small bowl.
For the ribs...
Remove the membrane from the back of the baby back ribs by getting a butter knife under it, and then using a paper towel to grab hold and pull away.
Rub the spice mix into the ribs. Cover with foil, and refrigerate for at least an hour.
Pour about a cup of water into the bottom of your Instant Pot or pressure cooker. Stand the ribs up on the sides. Cook for 25 minutes. Release for 10 minutes.
Fire up your grill or broiler. Slather on Primal Kitchen BBQ Sauce, and broil or grill for 2-3 minutes a side.
- Serve and enjoy!