Instant Pot Pork Ribs with Mustard Sauce

A platter of tender pork ribs recipe with a slightly sweet and tangy mustard sauce… Definitely you will impress your family with these finger-licking pork ribs.

Instant Pot Pork Ribs with Mustard Sauce
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Pork Ribs with Mustard Sauce
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 4
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lb boneless pork ribs
  • as required Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 tsp fresh ginger minced
  • 1 tbsp white vinegar
  • 2 tbsp fresh pineapple juice
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp dry mustard
  • 1/2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1/2 tbsp cold water
  • 2 scallions chopped
  • Place the oil in an Instant Pot and select “Sauté”. Now, add the ribs, salt and black pepper and cook for about 5 minutes or until browned completely.
  • With a slotted spoon, transfer the ribs into a bowl.
  • In the pot, add the onion and cook for about 4-5 minutes.
  • Add the garlic and ginger and cook for about 1-2 minutes.
  • Press “Cancel” and stir in the cooked ribs, vinegar, pineapple juice, brown sugar and mustard.
  • Secure the lid and turn to “Seal” position.
  • Cook on “Manual” with “High Pressure” for about 20 minutes.
  • Press “Cancel” and do a quick release.
  • Meanwhile, in a small bowl, mix together corn starch and cold water.
  • Carefully, remove the lid and with tongs, transfer the ribs into a bowl.
  • Now, select “Sauté” and add the cornstarch mixture, stirring continuously.
  • Cook for about 2-3 minutes or until desired thickness.
  • Press “Cancel” and stir in the ribs.
  • Immediately, secure the lid and turn to “Seal” position for about 10 minutes.
  • Serve hot with the garnishing of scallion.
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1 thought on “Instant Pot Pork Ribs with Mustard Sauce

  1. Instant Pot Pork Ribs with Mustard Sauce

    Thanks Corrie.

    2 questions:
    You do not say where to add the soy – I presume it is with the brown sugar grouping.

    It says “boneless pork ribs”, but the whole point is ribs, and the picture shows the ribs – so you mean no other bones attached ?


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