Sweet and Sticky Ribs

Tender, juicy, succulent, luscious, sweet and sticky baby back ribs that are so good you will fight for the last one!

  • 3 lbs pork baby back ribs
  • 4 cups apple juice
  • ¼-1/2 cup apple cider -OR- apple cider vinegar (see NOTES)
  • 1 cup (or amount desired) BBQ sauce
  1. Remove membrane that covers the underside of the ribs. Cut the slab of ribs in half
  2. Instant Pot:
  3. Pour the apple juice into the Instant Pot insert. Add the vinegar. Heat the liquid using the “Saute” function until it steams
  4. Place the ribs in the pot, meat side down.
  5. Cover and set to “Meat/Stew” setting for 20-25 minutes.
  6. After the time is up, let the ribs sit in the pot for 5 minutes, then release the pressure.
  7. Remove the ribs to a baking dish and slather them on both sides with BBQ sauce
  8. Place under broiler for about 5 minutes, or until the BBQ sauce is bubbling and starts to caramelize.
  9. Serve immediately.
  10. Slow Cooker:
  11. Add the apple juice and vinegar to the crock pot.
  12. Place ribs in liquid meat side down.
  13. Cover and set to low and cook for 8-10 hours, high 5-7 hours (times are approximate so check at the minimum time for doneness).
  14. Proceed as in Instant Pot directions.

Source : allrecipes.Com