Instant Pot Korean Pork Ribs

Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine Korean
Keyword Korean Pork Ribs, pork, Sriracha
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 42 minutes
Total Time 52 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 324kcal


  • 1 tbsp hot chili powder
  • 2 lb pork spare ribs
  • 1 tbsp sweet paprika
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tbsp ground black pepper
  • 1 cup dry cider
  • 2 tbsp Sriracha
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp ginger freshly grated
  • 1 tbsp cornflour diluted in 1 tablespoon cold water
  • 1 tbsp garlic salt
  • 3 tbsp peanut oil
  • 2 tbsp ketchup
  • 2 tbsp Asian fish sauce
  • 4 large garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tsp lime juice
  • Zest of 1 lime to garnish


  • Season spare ribs with the paprika, garlic salt,chili flakes, salt and pepper.
  • Mix together ketchup, gochujang paste, fish sauce, soy sauce, garlic, ginger and brown sugar in a small bowl.
  • Set the instant pot to “Sauté” mode and add oil and spare ribs.
  • Sauté for about 2 minutes on each side and add marinade and cider.
  • Secure the lid and cook under “Manual” at “High Pressure” for about 30 minutes.
  • Select “Cancel” and release the pressure naturally.
  • Transfer the ribs, meat side up to a rimmed baking sheet.
  • Set the instant pot to “Sauté” mode and adddiluted cornflour.
  • Sauté for about 5 minutes and stir in the lime juice.
  • Preheat the grill and add ribs glazed with the sauce.
  • Grill for about 3 minutes and top with lime zest.
  • Serve with some extra sauce and enjoy.


Calories: 324kcal