Make BBQ pulled pork in less than time with this easy Pressure Cooker Pulled Pork recipe. If you have an Insta-pot or any pressure cooker this pulled pork recipe is for you! Just put the pork and sauce in the pressure cooker, set and forget. When the timer goes off you have tender BBQ pulled pork that is perfect for sandwiches and sliders!

Pressure Cooker Pulled Pork

Make BBQ pulled pork in half the time with this easy Pressure Cooker Pulled Pork recipe.
Course Main dish
Keyword bbq pulled pork, instant pot pork recipe, pulled pork recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 35 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 344
Author Kat Jeter & Melinda Caldwell



  • Cut pork shoulder in half so you have two 1 pound pieces.
  • Mix all of the dry ingredients together and rub them on to the pork.
  • Place pork into the pressure cooker and add BBQ sauce and water.
  • Lock the lid in place and turn the valve to SEALING. Set to HIGH pressure for 1 hour. 
  • When the timer goes off let the pressure cooker do a natural release for 20 minutes. Then turn valve to VENTING and release any remaining pressure before removing the lid. 
  • Remove the meat from the pressure cooker and shred the pork. Add more BBQ sauce to the meat if desired.
  • Enjoy!



Note: Nutritional information will vary based on the BBQ sauce you choose to use. 


Calories: 344kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 97mg | Sodium: 842mg | Potassium: 437mg | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 50IU | Vitamin C: 1.1mg | Calcium: 43mg | Iron: 1.9mg