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Instant Pot Pork Carnitas

Let your pressure cooker do the hard work! So delicious and easy! Tacos, burrito bowls etc.... etc....
Course Lunch, Dinner, Appetizer


  • 1 2.5 lb pork roast
  • 1 pinch S & P
  • 1 tsp Oregano
  • 1-2 tsp Cumin
  • 1 whole Yellow onion chopped
  • 2-3 whole Garlic cloves chopped
  • 1 whole Jalapeno chopped with ribs and seeds removed
  • 1 whole Poblano pepper chopped with ribs and seeds removed
  • 2 whole oranges juiced
  • 2 whole Limes juiced
  • 1 whole bay leaf
  • 1 tsp smokey chilli powder
  • 1 tsp Sweet Paprika


  • Mix dry seasonings together in a bowl.
  • Rub pork roast with dry seasoning and put into the pressure cooker.
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  • Add juice from fruit, peppers, onion, garlic and bay leaf.
  • Seal your pressure cooker and turn on to the meat setting and cook for 40 minutes.
  • After the cooking is done, release the steam. Shred the meat.
  • Put some of the meat on a baking tray and crisp it under the broiler.
  • After it is crispy put back into the juice.
  • Serve in tacos, burrito bowls or however you want to enjoy this delicious meat.