These baby back ribs are seasoned with a homemade dry rub and brushed with BBQ sauce for the ultimate sweet, smoky, sticky combination.

what you need:

Baby back pork ribs

Brown sugar

Smoked paprika

Garlic powder

Kosher salt

Black pepper


BBQ sauce


Preheat the air fryer to 370°F for 5 minutes. Spray the inner basket of the air fryer with nonstick spray.

In a small bowl, combine the brown sugar, garlic powder, smoked paprika, salt, pepper, and cumin. Set aside.


Strip the silverskin membrane from the back of the ribs. Cut the rack into 4 equal portions. Rub the spice mixture all over the ribs.


Place the ribs meat side down in the air fryer basket.


Cook the ribs for 30 minutes, flipping after 15 minutes. Brush the ribs with BBQ sauce and cook for an additional 5 minutes.


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