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Coca Cola BBQ Ribs Instant Pot Recipe

Use Coca Cola and BBQ sauce to cook up some delicious ribs that fall right off the bone!  These ribs cook up in the Instant Pot or pressure cooker in just minutes. 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Broil5 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: barbecue, bbq, coca cola, diet coke, dr pepper, instant pot, pressure cooker, ribs
Servings: 2 people


  • 1 rack ribs bone-in or boneless, defrosted or semi-defrosted
  • 1/3 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1 cup Coca Cola
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste


  • Place metal rack in the Instant Pot and put ribs on top of the rack. 
  • Sprinkle ribs with salt and pepper.
  • Add barbecue sauce and Coca Cola.
  • Place lid on the Instant Pot and make sure the vent is set to "sealing." Turn on pressure cooker "meat" mode for 20 minutes. 
  • While the ribs are cooking, turn your oven broiler on "high."
  • When the cook time is up, do a quick pressure release.  Remove the ribs from the cooker and place on a baking sheet or in a baking dish.
    Ribs in Instant Pot
  • Brush ribs with a fresh coating of barbecue sauce.  
  • Place in oven and cook for 5 minutes under the broiler set to "high," just until the sauce is caramelized on top.
    Coke BBQ Ribs