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5-Ingredient Instant Pot™ Pulled Pork

5-ingredient instant pot™ pulled pork Entree
5-Ingredient Instant Pot™ Pulled Pork
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 2 hr 35 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 12

Our Instant Pot™ pork shoulder delivers tender, flavorful pulled pork in less than half the time of smoked or slow-cooked pork shoulder. MORE+ LESS-

Updated February 6, 2019
Progresso Broth
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Progresso Broth

Ingredients

2
tablespoons butter
3
to 4 lb boneless pork shoulder, trimmed; cut in 3 pieces
1
cup Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
2
tablespoons packed brown sugar
2
tablespoons soy sauce
10
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
teaspoon salt

Steps

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  • 1
    On 6-quart Instant Pot™, select SAUTE; adjust to normal. Melt butter in insert. Add pork; sear 2 to 4 minutes on all sides or until browned. Select CANCEL.
  • 2
    In small bowl, mix broth, brown sugar, soy sauce, garlic and salt. Pour over pork in insert. Secure lid; set pressure valve to SEALING. Select MANUAL; cook on high pressure 90 minutes. Select CANCEL. Keep pressure valve in SEALING position to release pressure naturally.
  • 3
    When cool enough to handle, shred pork, and toss with 1 cup of the cooking liquid; discard remaining cooking liquid.

Expert Tips

  • This pulled pork works well stuffed into tacos or pitas, served over rice or mashed potatoes, or piled on buns.
  • Cutting the pork in several large pieces allows the meat to cook quickly and evenly in the pressure cooker.
  • When releasing pressure naturally, it’s always a good idea to set the pressure valve to VENTING after the float valve drops down, just to be sure all of the pressure has been released.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
230
Calories from Fat
130
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
23%
Saturated Fat
6g
29%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
75mg
25%
Sodium
190mg
8%
Potassium
310mg
9%
Total Carbohydrate
0g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
Protein
23g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 3 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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