Maple Spice Rubbed Ribs


  • 3 tsp chili powder
  • 1 1/4 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 3 1/2 lbs pork baby back ribs
  • 4 tbsp maple syrup
  • 8 ounces tomato sauce
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger
  • Combine 1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder, coriander, 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder, salt and pepper in small bowl; mix well. Brush ribs with 2 tablespoons maple syrup; rub with spice mixture. Place ribs in Instant Pot®.
  • Combine tomato sauce, remaining 2 tablespoons maple syrup, 1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder, 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder, cinnamon and ginger in medium bowl; mix well. Pour over ribs in pot; stir to coat ribs with sauce.
  • Secure lid and move pressure release valve to Sealing position. Press Manual or Pressure Cook; cook at high pressure 25 minutes.
  • When cooking is complete, use natural release for 10 minutes, then release remaining pressure. Remove ribs to plate; tent with foil.
  • Press Sauté; cook about 10 minutes or until sauce thickens. Brush ribs with sauce; serve remaining sauce on the side.
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