Smoked BBQ Spareribs

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  • 2 strips / pieces Pork Ribs (back or side)
  • BBQ Sauce
  • Rub
Steps (Instant Pot)
  1. Clean Ribs and cover in rub
  2. Add 250 ml (1 cup) apple juice or cold tap water or apple cider vinegar into Instant pot, and place a trivet into the pot
  3. Add ribs, close lid and cook on high pressure for 25 minutes; turn off heat with natural release for 10 minutes then open release
  4. Add BBQ sauce to rib and broil in oven until sauce is hard (10-15 mins)
Steps (Smoker):
  1. Clean ribs and cover in rub
  2. Cook in smoker for 3 hours at 90 C (200 F)
  3. Cover ribs in tin foil, and cook again in smoker at 90 C for 2 hours
  4. Remove tin foil from ribs, add BBQ Sauce, and cook in smoker for 1 hour

Note: I cook the ribs in my Kamado smoker / BBQ using lump-charcoal and the heat defector plates to avoid direct heat on the ribs.