Pressure Cooker St Louis Cut Spareribs

Pressure Cooker St Louis Cut Spareribs

Pressure Cooker St Louis Cut Spareribs with Espresso Chipotle BBQ SaucePosted by Mike Vrobel in Pressure cooker, Time Lapse Video, Weeknight dinner | 1 comment

Pressure Cooker St Louis Cut Spareribs

You guys love ribs! About a month ago I posted pressure cooker baby back ribs, and it has already cracked my top 10 recipes. 1

After I posted that recipe, I got a bunch of questions about pressure cooker ribs in general. One that came up a lot was “What about St. Louis cut spareribs?”

It was one of those things – I don’t notice something until I hear about it, and suddenly, I see it everywhere. Now, every time I go to the grocery store, I see racks of St. Louis Cut spareribs in the meat case. Then they have a sale – a fantastic sale. It is fate! I grab a few racks and start testing.

What are St. Louis Cut spareribs? They are a slab of pork spareribs with the sternum bone, cartilage and rib tips trimmed off. This cut squares off the ribs, making the slab a flat rectangle. Also, St. Louis cut ribs cook quicker, because we don’t have to tenderize the long-cooking cartilage and rib tips.

If you saw my baby back ribs recipe, this one will look very familiar – it’s the same technique, just a different cut of ribs. To switch things up a bit, I’m using my fancy Espresso Chipotle BBQ sauce this time, but my Easy Homemade BBQ sauce will still work – or use your favorite store-bought sauce.

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PrintPressure Cooker St. Louis Cut Spareribs with Espresso Chipotle BBQ SaucePressure Cooker St Louis Cut Spareribs – quick and tender ribs from the pressure cooker.

Author: Mike Vrobel

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 55 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes

Yield: 1 slab of ribs

Category: Weeknight Dinner

Method: Pressure Cooker


  • 1 1/2 teaspoons fine sea salt (or 2 teaspoons kosher salt)
  • 3/4 tablespoon paprika
  • 3/4 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 3/4 cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 shot espresso (or 1 ounce of coffee)
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard (or cheap yellow mustard)
  • 1/2 teaspoon soy sauce
Read the whole recipe on Dad Cooks Dinner