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Instant Pot Sweet 'n Spicy Asian Pulled Pork

Any way you season it, any way you serve it, nothing beats tender, juicy pulled pork! This Instant Pot Sweet 'n Spicy Asian Pulled Pork is a super flavorful and easy paleo dinner recipe, with a keto/low-carb option. Plus, learn the benefits of pastured pork and how to find it, too! 

CourseMain Dish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 2 hours
Servings 6 servings
Author Lindsey Dietz



  1. Press the Saute button on the Instant Pot to begin warming up the pot.
  2. Add the bone broth to the pot.
  3. Then, add the pork roast to the pot.
  4. Whisk together the remaining ingredients and pour them over the pork roast.
  5. Put the lid on the Instant Pot, seal the vent, and press Keep Warm/Cancel.
  6. Press the Manual button and adjust the time to 90 minutes.
  7. When the pot beeps, signalling that cooking is done, do a natural pressure release for 20 minutes.
  8. Release any remaining pressure and remove the lid.
  9. Transfer the meat to the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment to shred the pork.
  10. Alternatively, transfer the meat to a cutting board and use 2 forks to shred the pork.
  11. Press the Saute button again and bring the remaining sauce to a simmer.
  12. Simmer until slightly thickened and reduced by about half.
  13. Finally, return the shredded pork to the Instant Pot and stir it to coat it in the sauce.
  14. Serve over rice, cauli-rice, rice noodles, in tacos, or with stir-fried veggies!