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Pork Ribs and Sauce Made in the Ninja Foodi Recipe

Written by: Lucas Johnson

Whipping up my favorite pork ribs in the Ninja Foodi today! Smothered in tangy barbecue sauce, they're pressure cooked to perfection. Can't wait to dig into these juicy, fall-off-the-bone ribs!

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This pork ribs recipe here is the star of my kitchen. Tender, succulent ribs slathered in tantalizing barbecue sauce - can you taste it yet? It's just three ingredients and a Ninja Foodi away. Trust me, once you've tried these ribs, your taste buds will thank you. Are you ready to impress your family and friends with this simple, yet mouthwatering dish? Let's get cooking, buddy!

Ingredients Needed for Pork Ribs and Sauce

  • Pork ribs: Tender and flavorful meat that is the star of the dish, providing a rich and savory taste experience.
  • Barbecue sauce: Adds a sweet, tangy, and smoky flavor profile that enhances the overall taste of the pork ribs.
  • Water: Helps create steam for pressure cooking the ribs, ensuring they are cooked to perfection and remain juicy.

Essential Tools for Making Ninja Foodi Pork Ribs

  • Ninja Foodi: Combines pressure cooking and air frying functions for quick and crispy results.
  • Tongs: Essential for flipping and handling the ribs without damaging the meat.

Serves: 4 people

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 45 minutes

Total time: 1 hour


  • 2 lbs pork ribs
  • 1 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1/2 cup water
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Season the pork ribs with salt and pepper.
  2. Place the ribs in the Ninja Foodi.
  3. Pour the barbecue sauce and water over the ribs.
  4. Close the lid and set to pressure cook for 30 minutes.
  5. Once done, let the pressure release naturally for 10 minutes.
  6. Open the lid and transfer the ribs to a serving platter.
  7. Serve with extra barbecue sauce on the side.

Nutritional value:

Per Serving in Calories: 450 kcal | Carbohydrates: 20 g | Protein: 25 g | Total Fat: 30 g | Saturated Fat: 10 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 12 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5 g | Cholesterol: 90 mg | Sodium: 800 mg | Dietary Fiber: 2 g | Sugar: 15 g | Calcium: 50 mg | Potassium: 400 mg | Iron: 2 mg | Vitamin A: 100 µg | Vitamin C: 5 mg

Preparing Pork Ribs Ahead of Time and Freezing Tips

Make Ahead Instructions

  • Prepare the pork ribs as instructed and store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days before cooking.

Freezing Instructions

  • After cooking the pork ribs, let them cool completely.
  • Place the ribs in a freezer-safe container or bag, and freeze for up to 3 months.
  • To reheat, thaw the ribs overnight in the refrigerator and then warm them in the oven or microwave before serving.

When cooking pork ribs in the Ninja Foodi, you can enhance the flavor by adding a splash of apple cider vinegar to the sauce for a tangy kick that complements the richness of the meat. Enjoy!

Common Questions About Making Pork Ribs in the Ninja Foodi

How long does it take to cook the pork ribs in the Ninja Foodi?
The pork ribs cook for 30 minutes under pressure in the Ninja Foodi.
Can I use a different type of meat for this recipe?
Yes, you can use different types of meat like beef ribs or chicken with the same cooking method.
Do I need to pre-cook the ribs before using the Ninja Foodi?
No, you do not need to pre-cook the ribs before using the Ninja Foodi. Just season and place them in the pot.
Can I adjust the cooking time for more tender or firmer ribs?
Yes, you can adjust the cooking time based on your preference for tender or firmer ribs.
How should I store any leftover ribs?
Store any leftover ribs in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3-4 days.

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