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Smoky Air Fryer Ribs

These Air Fryer Pork Ribs are full of delectable, smoky bbq flavour.
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine American, Western
Prep Time 35 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 47 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 147kcal


  • 1 slab baby back pork ribs cut into individual pieces
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 cup barbecue sauce


  • Place ribs in a bowl and add the paprika and salt, mixing to coat well.
  • Then add barbecue sauce and allow ribs to marinade for 30 mins or so. However, if you don't have the extra time you can move straight to cooking.
  • Preheat the air fryer to 350 F / 180 C.
  • Remove the ribs from marinade, discarding the excess marinade.
  • Place ribs inside the air fryer basket, making sure to allow space in between each rib.
  • Cook for 10-12 min for thin separated ribs , or 20-25 mins for thicker ribs. Turn ribs once half way through the cook time.


Calories: 147kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 32mg | Sodium: 285mg | Potassium: 172mg | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 145IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 0.5mg