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Instant Pot Pulled Pork

Instant Pot Pulled Pork

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  • Prep Time: 20
  • Cook Time: 60
  • Total Time: 80
  • Yield: 6 Servings 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Method: Instant Pot
  • Cuisine: American


Instant Pot Pulled Pork is such a quick and fabulous dinner. It is so good in the Instant Pot. The meat cooks up tender and delicious. This is a great mid-week meal. It is so fast.



Pulled Pork Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • Pork Ribeye, Loin Roast Boneless, about 1 pound, diced into 2-inch cubes
  • 6 Hamburger Buns

BBQ Sauce:

  • 1 1/2 cup grape jelly
  • 1 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce


  • 16 ounces Cole Slaw Mix
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon dried dill
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper


BBQ Sauce Instructions:

  1. Add all of your BBQ sauce ingredients to the Instant Pot bowl, and then press the saute button. 
  2. Continue to stir until a small simmer appears.
  3. Carefully pour the BBQ sauce into a small bowl. 

Pulled Pork Instructions:

  1. First, rub the spices onto the pork roast, rubbing the spices into the pork.
  2. Add the vegetable oil to the Instant Pot bowl.
  3. Press the saute button, heat the olive, and then add the seasoned pork roast into the bowl, sauteing each side for about 4 minutes, using tongs to flip the meat. 
  4. Add 1 cup of water to the Instant Pot Bowl, and then set the manual high pressure for 60 minutes, making sure that the vent is sealed.
  5. Once the time is done, do a quick release, carefully letting all of the steam out. 
  6. Cool slightly, remove the pork roast. And use two forks or a pork shredder, shred the meat.
  7. Return the shredded meat to the Instant Pot bowl, and pour the BBQ sauce back in with the pulled pork and mix well.

Coleslaw Instructions:

  1. To make the coleslaw, add all of the coleslaw ingredients together in a medium-size bowl and mix well. 
  2. Refrigerate until serving.

Sandwiches Instructions:

  1. Place a scoop of shredded bbq meat on top of a bottom hamburger bun, and then add a couple of tablespoons of coleslaw on top.  
  2. Top with another bun.
  3. Plate, serve, and enjoy!