This is a dry rub, wet sauce recipe for ribs. It shortens the cook time and really comes out to be 99% of the all day smoker. Highly recommend
Remove membranes from the back of the ribs if needed. Pat Dry
Put all of the dry rub seasonings together in a bowl and mix with your hand
Rub the dry rub all over the ribs.
Place Ribs into Instant Pot on top of the wire rack, upright with the ribs right side up (in a coil so they fit, with the meat side out). Add Water, Apple juice/vinegar (if using) and liquid smoke (if using).
Close lid, seal vent. Cook for 25 min on high pressure. Natural release for 15 min then quick release.
Carefully remove ribs and place on pan. Slather on BBQ sauce (both sides). Broil for 2-3 min to cook sauce or put on the grill to finish.