Air Fryer Ribs | How to make tender ribs in an Air Fryer
Air Fryer Ribs in 30 minutes | How to make tender ribs in an Air Fryer
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Baby Back Ribs in the air fryer are tender and delicious AND ready in about 30 minutes. Here are a few tips. Check out the video below to see just how easy it is to make these. I own a Power Air Fryer XL 5.3 Quart size.
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Start with baby back ribs
Baby back ribs are incredibly tender and need a very short cooking time. Rub the ribs with your favorite seasoning blend. Learn more about the different types of pork ribs in my video below.
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Let the ribs sit at room temperature (optional)
If you have time, let the ribs sit at room temperature for 30 minutes. This helps the ribs cook evenly and gives the seasoning time to soak in. This isn’t mandatory but it gives you a nice result.
Cook your Air Fryer Ribs
Since baby back ribs come from a tender part of the pig they don’t need much cooking to get a tender rib. The air fryer heats up quickly so there is no need to pre-heat it. Simply pop the seasoned ribs in the air fryer and cook at 360 degrees for about 30 minutes. Add sauce if you like but I don’t find it necessary at all. The ribs are so juicy and tender on their own.
If you like that recipe you’ll love my
AIR FRYER COUNTRY STYLE RIBS RECIPE
Or TRY THIS AMAZING RECIPE FOR SWEET TEA BRINED FRIED BABY BACK RIBS
Air Fryer Ribs are perfect any night of the week
This recipe is also paleo, low carb and Whole 30 compliant.
- 1 rack of baby back ribs
- 2 teaspoons kosher salt
- 1 teaspoon granulated garlic
- ½ teaspoon ground ginger
- ½ teaspoon ground white pepper
- ¼ -1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
- Pat the ribs dry and cut the rack of ribs to fit the air fryer if necessary
- season the ribs with the spices
- cook the ribs in the air fryer for 30 minutes at 360 degrees