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Make Juicy Instant Pot Pulled Pork In Minutes With This Easy Recipe

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Instant Pot Pulled Pork is arguably one of our family favourites, as it is one of the simplest recipes to make. You can have a salad to go along with your Instant Pot Pulled Pork, or pasta or any other side-dressing you wish. Better still, have it for sandwiches on a hot day or for your packed lunch at work.

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How to Cook pulled pork in instant pot?

‘How to make pulled pork in the Instant Pot’ is a two-part process. The first part is to Sauté until the whole of the pork is cooked for 6 minutes. Rotating and turning your meat so it Is cooked thoroughly. Add the broth and add the seasoning to suit your tastes. The rest of the cooking process then takes 40 minutes on High Pressure. Once the cooking and pressure release process has completed, take the port out and start to shred with two forks.

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Ingredients needed for this recipe/keyword

  • ¼ cup brown sugar, packed and divided
  • 2 tsp sweet paprika
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 pounds boneless pork
  • 2-3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 ¾ cups water, divided
  • ½ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 3 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 cup Barbeque sauce
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Instant Pot Pulled Pork Process 1

HOW TO MAKE THIS Instant Pot Pulled Pork Recipe

Combine 2 tbsp brown sugar, paprika, garlic powder and salt and pepper in a bowl. Rub on pork.

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Set Instant Pot to sauté setting and pour olive oil into the inner pot.

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Add pork to the heated inner pot and brown on all sides for about 2-3 minutes each.

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Turn off saute setting and remove pork from inner pot – place on a separate plate and set aside.

Pour half of the water into the inner lid and remove any brown bits that are stuck to the bottom of the inner pot.

Place pork back into inner pot.

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In a bowl, mix together remaining water and brown sugar, apple cider vinegar and tomato paste.

Pour vinegar mixture into the inner pot.

Close the lid to the Instant Pot and set on manual high pressure for 40 minutes.

NPR (Natural Pressure Release) for 10 minutes and the Quick Release the rest of the remaining pressure.

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Open the Instant Pot’s lid and remove pork from inner pot. Place in a large bowl.

Use two forks to shred the pork. Add barbecue sauce and mix.

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Serve in hamburger buns or as a main with salads of your choice. Enjoy!

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Yield: 3-4 servings

Instant Pot Pulled Pork

Prep Time: 8 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 48 minutes

Instant Pot Pulled Pork is arguably one of our family favourites, as it is one of the simplest recipes to make. You can have a salad to go along with your Instant Pot Pulled Pork, or pasta or any other side-dressing you wish. Better still, have it for sandwiches on a hot day or for your packed lunch at work.

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup brown sugar, packed and divided
  • 2 tsp sweet paprika
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 pounds boneless pork
  • 2-3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 ¾ cups water, divided
  • ½ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 3 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 cup barbecue eque sauce

Instructions

    1. Combine 2 tbsp brown sugar, paprika, garlic powder and salt and pepper in a bowl. Rub on pork.
    2. Set Instant Pot to saute setting and pour olive oil into the inner pot.
    3. Add pork to the heated inner pot and brown on all sides for about 2-3 minutes each.
    4. Turn off saute setting and remove pork from the inner pot - place on a separate plate and set aside.
    5. Pour half of the water into the inner lid and remove any brown bits that are stuck to the bottom of the inner pot.
    6. Place the pork back into the inner pot.
    7. In a bowl, mix together remaining water and brown sugar, apple cider vinegar and tomato paste.
    8. Pour vinegar mixture into the inner pot.
    9. Close the lid to the Instant Pot and set on manual high pressure for 40 minutes.
    10. Once the time is up, allow for a QPR (Quick Pressure Release).
    11. Open the Instant Pot’s lid and remove pork from the inner pot. Place in a large bowl.
    12. Use two forks to shred the pork. Add barbecue sauce and mix.
    13. Serve in hamburger buns or as a main with salads of your choice. Enjoy!

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

3

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 1214Total Fat: 74gSaturated Fat: 20gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 48gCholesterol: 296mgSodium: 1044mgCarbohydrates: 40gFiber: 3gSugar: 32gProtein: 93g

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About Angela Milnes

Angela Milnes is a Qualified Early Years Teacher who has specialised in teaching. She has a wealth of experience teaching young children and adults. Angela has also taught cooking classes and loves to share both family recipes and easy instant pot recipes here on The Instant Pot Table. Follow her on Pinterest!

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