How To Cook a Pork Loin in a Pressure Cooker

How To Cook a Pork Loin in a Pressure Cooker

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Are you a sport’s parent? I am and I can tell you every night I struggle with getting dinner on the table or in the car so my kids have healthy meals to eat. I have found that my Pressure Cooker XL has become my best friend because I can make meals in under an hour that are real meals, not just sandwiches.

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I get asked a lot of questions about cooking in my pressure cooker xl the biggest one is.

How do you cook a pork loin in a power pressure cooker XL?

The answer is simple. Cooking pork loin in a pressure cooker is super easy. First, you add a cup of water to your pressure cooker and then follow the recipe for your dish.  This is my favorite recipe to make because I can put it in reusable takeaway containers and bring it with me to soccer.

I love this recipe for pork it is the best carnitas recipe

For Pork Carnitas
2½ lbs pork shoulder
1 tbsp lime juice
2 tsp coarse sea salt
2 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp chili powder
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp oregano
1 tsp onion powder
½ tsp ground black pepper

add in the cup of water for the pressure cooker

Corn tortillas
Avocado slices
Cilantro, roughly chopped
Red onion, diced
Lime slices
Mexican shredded cheese for the non-dairy free

Pressure cook for 60 minutes and let sit for 10 minutes for a natural release. Then pull the pork and pack it up or serve it at home. Detailed instructions can be found Mexican Pulled Pork Carnitas Recipe

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How long does it take to cook pork in a pressure cooker?

If it is a pork loin it should take you around 60 minutes. If the meat isn’t tender and you can’t shred it easily go ahead and cook it for an additional ten minutes.

If you are cooking cubes of pork or pork chops it will take less time

thawed pork shoulder 60 minutes

thawed pork lion 60 minutes

thawed pork chops 10-15 depending on how thick

thawed pork cubes 5 minutes
The question How To Cook Pork Loin In Pressure Cooker is the same for the recipes below just make sure you have at least 1 cup of liquid in the pressure cooker to achieve pressure.

These are other great pork lion recipes you can adapt to your pressure cooker just make sure to cook them for 60 minutes and use a meat thermometer to make sure they are done. I usually let mine sit for an additional ten minutes after I have used my mitts to release the steam.

More Pork Recipes to try in the pressure cooker

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Do you have tips on how to cook pork loin in instant pot? Share it with us below.

Must-Have Instant Pot Accessories

These are my favorite pressure cooker accessories. I find the one I use the most is the Silicone starter pack. I use it for every meal I make in the pressure cooker or outside of it.

This is the item I used most after the mitts

I use these all the time.
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Then I use this the second most so that I can get to my pans and I even cook food on this trivet for under $10 it is a must-have trivet.

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Then I use this springform pan for my Pressure Cooker Banana Bread Recipe

and I was able to answer this question Can You Make Bread in a Pressure Cooker 

because I did in this pan.

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and everyone needs one of these make sure you look at the size of the unit before you buy this cake pan.
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Genuine Instant Pot Sealing Ring



This is the pressure cooker I have.

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Non-stick Springform Bundt Pan

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This is the best storage option I love my Rubbermaid containers you can microwave them and refrigerator food in them. They do not stain!


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The Essential Instant Pot Cookbook: Fresh and Foolproof Recipes for Your Electric Pressure Cooker

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