Instant Pot Pulled Pork
Pulled pork is a classic southern American BBQ dish that consists of juicy and flavorful shredded pork. With this recipe, you can make a keto pulled pork in the instant pot. The instant pot is a foolproof way to make delicious pulled pork in half the time it would take in a slow cooker!
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Keto Instant Pot Pulled Pork Ingredients
- 1 (5 pounds) bone-in pork shoulder
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 tablespoon salt
- 1/2 tablespoon pepper
- 1/2 tablespoon paprika
- 1 tablespoon sugar free golden sweetener
- 1 teaspoon onion powder
- 1 cup chicken broth
- 1/2 cup low carb bbq saucer
Instant Pot Pulled Pork Directions
Made dry rub
In a small bowl, mix salt, pepper, paprika, sugar free brown sugar, and onion powder together.
On a plate take the shoulder pork out of its wrapping and dry it with a paper towel or This will help the seasoning to stick to it.
Apply dry rub to the pork shoulder.
Sear using sauté mode on the pressure cooker
Set your Instant Pot at Sauté. Pour 2 tablespoons olive oil into the Instant Pot. Brown the pork shoulder on all sides, approximately 2 minutes per side. Take the pork shoulder out of the Instant Pot and set aside. Gently pour chicken broth into the Instant Pot to deglaze the pan. With a wooden spoon mix well making sure, all the little pieces left from browning are loose in the broth. Add the barbecue sauce. Mix well with the broth.
Put the seared pork shoulder back into the Instant Pot. Close the lid and make sure the vent is close. Pressure cook high for 80 minutes with 15 minutes of natural release. Once it is cooked, remove from the Instant Pot and place in a casserole dish. Remove the bone. Shred using claws or two forks.
Return the shredded pork back to the Instant Pot and toss in the sauce to coat.
The mallaird reaction is what happens during browning. This reaction occurs automatically during pressure cooking. So no browning needed! See TwoSleevers.com for a vid about this.
Browning helps to seal in the juices.
This recipe was so very good! Thank you for sharing!