Instant Pot Barbecue Beef Short Ribs
Cooking in the instant pot gives me such joy. I put everything in, push the button and walk away. It doesn’t get easier than that. These barbecue beef short rib are so tender in the Instant Pot. See how you can make them for your family below.
We ‘doctor’ up our barbecue sauce to our liking (recipe below). You could also just use your favorite BBQ sauce, just add some water to it.
Cooking time is a little different for bone in or out, but listed below.
6-10 beef short ribs, thawed
1 bottle honey barbecue sauce
1/3 cup honey
1/4 cup sugar
1/3 cup water
1/4 cup yellow mustard
1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes
Before making the sauce, I sprinkle lemon pepper all over the ribs in the instant pot.
In a bowl, I add all the ingredients (except the ribs and lemon pepper) and mix together. I then pour the barbecue over the beef short ribs and close the lid.
The ribs are cooks for 1 hour on the meat setting (or manual) if they are bone in. No bones? Cook them for 45 minutes. Let them do a natural pressure release.
Serve with baked potatoes and green beans or your favorite vegetables.
Barbecue Beef Rib Tips
- Ribs can cook for 45 minutes without bones. Cook for an hour for bone-in
- There will be a lot of grease after the ribs cook, you can ladle this off and enjoy the ribs.
- If you have trouble getting your ribs into the Instant Pot, try putting them on their side.
- Make sure your ribs are not frozen when you start. Room temperature is best for fall off the bone ribs.