These paleo and Whole30 pressure cooker BBQ country style ribs are incredibly easy to make, only require a few simple ingredients and perfect for any holiday meal or weeknight dinner. They’re done in 30 minutes with very little hands-on time, and made with healthy, real food ingredients but still have the classic, comforting taste.
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Whole30 Pressure Cooker BBQ Country Style Ribs Ingredients
To make these Whole30 ribs, you’ll need 2 pounds of country style pork ribs, 100% apple juice (with no added sugar), chicken broth and BBQ sauce (again, make sure to check the ingredients for a no sugar BBQ, like this one). You’ll also need a few simple spices to make the dry rub.
Those spices include salt, pepper, smoked paprika, garlic powder, cumin, onion powder and cinnamon. These will get combined together and rubbed generously into the meat. This recipe really doesn’t require much, making it quick and easy to get onto the table.
How to Make These Paleo BBQ Country Style Ribs
You’ll first start by marinating the country style ribs in the apple juice and broth. They should sit in the marinade for 2-4 hours. Once they’ve marinated, transfer them to a cutting board and pat them dry. Next, you’ll rub the dry seasoning mixture into the ribs really well, making sure to coat all sides.
Add ½ of the marinade into the 8-quart Crock Pot Express Crisp Pressure Cooker, place the ribs in a single layer into the bottom and then add in the BBQ sauce over the ribs. Use the back of a spoon or a brush to spread the BBQ sauce over the top of each rib. Add the lid, cook on manual high pressure for 30 minutes and then do a quick release of the pressure.
To finish off the Whole30 country style BBQ ribs, put the Crock Pot Express Crisp crisping lid on and crisp for 10 minutes. This will nicely caramelize the BBQ sauce and give the country style ribs the perfect finishing touch.
Using the Crock-Pot Express Crisp Pressure Cooker
The 8-quart Crock-Pot Express Crisp Pressure Cooker is the perfect appliance to make these ribs, and many other dishes, because there’s so many cooking methods available in this one appliance. It can sauté or sear, steam, slow cook, pressure cook, air fry, and for meals like ribs, rotisserie chicken, or carnitas, the removable crisping lid helps to finish them to crispy perfection like a broiler would, but without the need to transfer from another appliance or dish.
It’s also ideal because the 8-quart capacity serves 10+ people, which I love because it means I can meal prep for the week really easily and quickly. Plus it has a great programmable control interface which allows for a delayed start function. The Crock-Pot Express Crisp Pressure Cooker is available at Kohl’s, and you can check it out here!
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- 2–2.5 lbs country style pork ribs
- ½ cup 100% apple juice
- ½ cup beef broth
- ½ cup BBQ sauce (no sugar added)
- Optional: 1 tbsp liquid smoke
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 tsp onion powder
- 1 tsp garlic powder
- 1 tsp smoked paprika
- 1 tsp cumin
- ½ tsp pepper
- ¼ tsp cinnamon
- Additional BBQ sauce for serving
- Add apple juice, broth and ribs into a large bowl, along with the liquid smoke if using. Marinate for 2-4 hours in the fridge. Make the spice rub by combining the dry ingredients in a small bowl.
- Remove the ribs from the marinade and pat dry. Add ½ of the marinade into the Crock-Pot Express Crisp Pressure Cooker.
- Sprinkle all of the dry rub over the ribs and rub it into the meat really well on all sides using your hands. Place the ribs into the pressure cooker. Pour BBQ sauce over the ribs and use the back of a spoon or brush to coat the tops of the ribs.
- Place the lid on the pressure cooker, close the sealing valve and cook on manual high pressure for 30 minutes.
- After cooking is finished, do a quick release by opening the sealing valve. Replace the lid with the Crisping Lid and set for 10 minutes.
- Remove the ribs and serve with additional BBQ sauce.
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