• Instant Pot Pulled Pork

Serves 6

Prep Time 10 mins.
Cooking Time 40 mins


Ingredients

  • 1 Tablespoon Packed Brown Sugar
  • 2 Teaspoons Paprika
  • 2 Teaspoons Garlic Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Onion Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1 Teaspoon Pepper
  • 1 Teaspoon Cumin
  • 3 Pound Pork Shoulder, trimmed of excess fat and cut into 6 pieces
  • 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1/3 Cup Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 2 Cups Daddy Sam’s Bar-B-Que Sawce, Divided
  • 1 1/4 Cup Chicken or Beef Broth
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Hot Sauce, optional

Preparation

  • In a small bowl mix together brown sugar, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, pepper, and cumin.
  • Season the pork pieces with the spice mixture and set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the apple cider vinegar, one cup of the barbecue sauce, hot pepper sauce if using, and one cup of the broth.
  • Turn your instant pot to the saute setting. Add the olive oil and allow to heat.
  • Add half of the cubed pork to the hot oil and saute for 5 minutes, browning on all sides. Remove the browned pork to a plate and repeat with the remaining half of the cubed pork.
  • Turn instant pot off.  Use the remaining 1/4 cup of broth and a wooden spoon to deglaze (scrape the brown bits) from the bottom of the pot.
  • Add all of the meat along with the barbecue sauce mixture to the instant pot.
  • Close the lid and set to sealing.
  • Cook on manual high pressure for 40 minutes. Once the cooking time is up, allow the pressure to release naturally for 10 minutes, then do a quick release.
  • Remove the meat from the instant pot and shred.  Stir in the remaining cup of bbq sauce and serve on WedgeMade buns.

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