My World Famous Pressure Cooker Chinese Ribs


A delicious version of Chinese ribs. Serve with fried rice and/or noodles.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
4 servings


  • 3 tablespoons paprika

  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 6 ½ pounds pork ribs

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

  • 3 cups water

  • ¾ cup ketchup

  • ¼ cup brown sugar

  • ¼ cup Chinese vinegar

  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce


  1. Mix paprika, garlic powder, black pepper, and salt in a resealable plastic bag. Place ribs in bag, seal the bag, and shake thoroughly until ribs are completely coated. Remove ribs from bag and discard dry rub.

  2. Heat oil in a wok over medium-high heat. Cook ribs in hot oil until browned all over, 3 to 4 minutes per side.

  3. Stir water, ketchup, brown sugar, vinegar, and Worcestershire sauce together in a pressure cooker. Add browned ribs to pressure cooker. Lock the lid onto the pressure cooker, bring the cooker up to pressure, and reduce heat to medium.

  4. Cook ribs over medium heat for 15 minutes. Remove from heat and release pressure according to manufacturer's directions.


The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the dry rub ingredients. The actual amount of the rub consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

1469 Calories
105g Fat
32g Carbs
96g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 1469
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 105g 135%
Saturated Fat 37g 185%
Cholesterol 390mg 130%
Sodium 1121mg 49%
Total Carbohydrate 32g 12%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 27g
Protein 96g
Vitamin C 11mg 56%
Calcium 195mg 15%
Iron 8mg 43%
Potassium 1393mg 30%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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