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Instant Pot Pulled Pork

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  • Author: Jenna
  • Prep Time: 10min
  • Cook Time: 90min
  • Total Time: 100min
  • Yield: 8 1x
  • Category: Easy
  • Method: Instant Pot
  • Cuisine: American


Perfectly seasoned and juicy cooked pulled pork ready in an instant using your Instant Pot. Flavor it up with your favorite BBQ Sauce.


  • 2 tablespoons paprika
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoons sea salt
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 onion, medium sized
  • 1 pork shoulder or pork butt 3- 4 pounds boneless
  • 1 15 oz can of pineapple
  • 1 cup water or chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons liquid smoke
  • 2 cups barbecue sauce optional


  1. Mix the paprika, brown sugar, garlic powder, chili powder, and salt together in a bowl.
  2. Cut pork in half, then rub the spice blend all over each piece of pork. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes, or overnight.
  3. Turn the Instant Pot on Sauté and once it says "hot", add the oil.
  4. Sauté pork 3-4 minutes on each side until it is brown. Turn off Instant Pot.
  5. Add can of pineapple, chicken broth, onion, and liquid smoke  then close the lid. Make sure the seal is closed.
  6. Cook on “Manual” or "Meat/Stew" button for 90 minutes.
  7. When done, let the pressure naturally release (about 10 minutes) or turn the valve to venting.
  8. Place the pork onto a plate to shred with two forks.
  9. If you like BBQ sauce on your pork, remove the excess liquid in pot and place the pulled pork back into the Instant Pot. Stir in about 1-2 cups of BBQ sauce, close the lid and place on warm until ready to serve.
  10. Makes 8 servings 1/2 cup


myWW points: Blue Points: 11; Green Points: 11;  Purple Points: 11

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