pulled pork 3 ways
Recipe type: Instant Pot Pulled Pork
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  • 1 pork roast, bone-in or boneless, 3-6 lbs
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon onion flakes or onion powder
  • 2 tablespoons chopped garlic
  • ½ tablespoon salt
  • pinch cayenne pepper (optional)
  • 1 cup water
  • ½ bottle Sweet Baby Ray's BBQ Sauce
  1. Cut pork roast into several large chunks (4-6, depending on size)
  2. Mix all dry ingredients together to form a dry rub.
  3. Coat pork chunks with dry rub on all sides.
  4. Turn Instant Pot to Saute setting.
  5. Heat oil, and brown pork chunks on each side (about 3 minutes each), in several batches if needed.
  6. Remove browned pork from the pot.
  7. Carefully add bbq sauce and water to pot, stirring to scrape up brown bits (adds flavour).
  8. Add meat back to pot, place lid and lock in "sealed" position.
  9. Choose "Manual" setting, and set time for 60 minutes.
  10. Once cooking time is complete, vent per Instant Pot instructions and remove lid.
  11. Remove meat. Using two forks, shred pork as desired.
  12. Reserve 1-2 cups of liquid, discard the rest.
  13. Return meat and reserved liquid to pot and mix together, leaving on "Keep Warm".
  14. Serve with additional bbq sauce, coleslaw.
Recipe by Little Pockets of Bliss at https://littlepocketsofbliss.com/best-pulled-pork-recipe-instant-pot-served-three-ways/