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Instant Pot Pulled Pork Recipe

The best BBQ pulled pork recipe to make in an Instant Pot. With just 5 minutes of hands-on prep, it's quick and easy to put together.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time1 hr 30 mins
Heating time15 mins
Total Time2 hrs
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Southern
Keyword: Instant Pot
Diet: Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Keto, Low Carb, Paleo, Whole30
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 247kcal
Author: Lisa Wells



  • Mix chili powder and salt together in small bowl.
  • Cut pork into roughly 1 lbs pieces. Rub each piece with chili salt mixture.
  • Pour half of the BBQ sauce in Instant Pot. Arrange pork pieces in a single layer. Pour remaining sauce over pork.
  • Cook on manual or pressure cook at high pressure for 90 minutes. Let pressure naturally release.
  • Remove pork and shred the meat with two forks. Add pan juices to moisten the shredded pork to your liking.


For a slow cooker version use this crock pot pulled pork recipe.


Calories: 247kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 38g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 102mg | Sodium: 638mg | Potassium: 858mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 595IU | Vitamin C: 4.5mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 2.2mg