Air Fryer BBQ Baby Back Ribs


These air fryer baby back ribs are about as close to the low-and-slow as you can get without all the wait! The rub creates great color and adds extra flavor.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
40 mins


  • 3 pounds baby back pork ribs

  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar

  • 1 tablespoon white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon sweet paprika

  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika

  • 1 teaspoon granulated garlic

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin

  • ½ teaspoon granulated onion

  • ¼ teaspoon Greek seasoning (Optional)

  • cup barbeque sauce


  1. Preheat an air fryer to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Strip membrane from the back of ribs. Cut ribs into 4 equal portions.

  3. Combine brown sugar, white sugar, sweet paprika, smoked paprika, granulated garlic, pepper, cumin, onion, and Greek seasoning in a small bowl. Rub spice mixture all over ribs. Place ribs in the air fryer basket.

  4. Cook ribs in the preheated air fryer for 30 minutes, turning once halfway. Brush with barbeque sauce, then air-fry for 5 more minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

615 Calories
44g Fat
16g Carbs
37g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 615
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 44g 57%
Saturated Fat 16g 82%
Cholesterol 176mg 59%
Sodium 415mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 6%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 12g
Protein 37g
Vitamin C 2mg 8%
Calcium 79mg 6%
Iron 3mg 15%
Potassium 565mg 12%

* 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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