Peep's Instant Pot Shredded Pulled Pork

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Peep's Instant Pot Shredded Pulled Pork

4 lb. pork shoulder (pork butt), without bone
1 1/2 cups chicken broth (or 1 1/2 cups water with 1 1/2 tsp. chicken bouillon)*See note below

Seasoning:

All seasoning can be adjusted to personal taste

  • 1 TBSP dried oregano
  • 2 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 2½ tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. fresh ground black pepper
  • 2 tsp. All Purpose seasoning
  • 2 TBSP olive oil
Instructions:

  1. Cut the pork shoulder into 1-2 inch cubes.
  2. Place pork cubes in a bowl or Ziploc bag.
  3. Combine the seasoning ingredients then add to pork and mix to thoroughly season the meat.
  4. Add the chicken broth to the Instant Pot inner pot. Set to sauté adjust to more and bring to boil.
  5. When broth is boiling add the pork to the pot.
  6. Lock lid and set to sealing.
  7. Use the Meat/Stew button and adjust to more (45 minutes).
  8. When done allow 10 minutes NPR then QR.
  9. Remove lid when the pin drops.
  10. The meat should be tender and falling apart. Remove from the pot with slotted spoon and let cool slightly. Then shred the pork using two forks.
    Skim off the fat from the juices and discard the fat. Set to sauté setting and adjust to more (you will see 30 use "-" to lower to 25) allow to boil down to a thick constancy. The liquid will be SALTY, it is the seasoning for the pork. When thick add to shredded pork and mix well.
A squeeze of fresh lime gives a nice pop.


Note: *May use Pork bone broth if available.

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QSis

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Good job, Peep!

Looks as if you are really moving up that learning curve of the Instant Pot!

Lee
 

lilbopeep

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Thank you Lee. I love my Instant Pot! I made red beans and rice while the pork was cooking. Shredded Pulled Pork, red beans and rice (on the stove) ALL COOKED at the same time and done in just about an hour.
 

lilbopeep

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Instant Pot Carnitas (from uncooked pork butt to tacos in 1 hour).

Update on seasoning also.

Seasoning:

1 TBSP. dried oregano
2 tsp. ground cumin
1 tsp. chili powder
1 tsp. regular or smoked paprika
2 tsp. salt
½ tsp. smoked sea salt
1 tsp. fresh ground black pepper
2 tsp. favorite All Purpose seasoning
2 - 3 TBSP. olive oil

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