Instant Pot BBQ Pulled Pork

PREP TIME – 20 MIN
PORTION SIZE – 8

Even though BBQ season is over, you can still prepare this recipe with ease using the Instant Pot, just do not forget to use your favorite BBQ sauce.

INGREDIENTS

3 tablespoons brown sugar
4 teaspoons kosher salt
1 tablespoon paprika
2 teaspoons chili powder
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon ground mustard
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1 (4-pound) boneless pork shoulder, excess fat trimmed and cut into 3-inch chunks
1 tablespoon canola oil
1 cup chicken stock
6 tablespoons apple cider vinegar, divided
1 (18-ounce) bottle favorite BBQ sauce

INSTRUCTIONS

STEP 1
Set a 6q Instant Pot to the high sauté setting.

STEP 2
In a small bowl, combine brown sugar, salt, paprika, chili powder, oregano, garlic powder, mustard, cayenne pepper, cumin, and pepper. Season pork with brown sugar mixture.

STEP 3
Heat canola oil: working in two batches, add pork and cook until evenly browned, about 3-4 minutes.

STEP 4
Stir in chicken stock and 4 tablespoons vinegar, scraping any browned bits from the bottom of the pot. Select manual setting; adjust pressure to high and set time for 40 minutes. When finished cooking, quick-release pressure according to manufacturer’s directions.

STEP 5
Remove pork shoulder from the Instant Pot and shred the meat using two forks; stir in remaining 2 tablespoons vinegar and season with salt and pepper, to taste, if needed. Serve immediately with your favorite BBQ sauce.

This recipe was found on https://damndelicious.net

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