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Instant Pot Pork Adobo Recipe

Instant Pot Pork Adobo is a savory, spicy, delicious meal that your family will love!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Instant Pot, Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Instant Pot Pork Adobo Recipe
Servings: 6
Calories: 238kcal


  • 3 lbs pork shoulder fat trimmed
  • 2 4- oz can of chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 1 onion chopped into quarters
  • 1 Tablespoon coriander
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 2 bay leaves
  • salt and pepper
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro


  • Pour both cans of chipotle peppers in Adobo sauce into bowl.
  • If you’re OK with spicy, cut up the peppers with scissors or a knife.
  • If you prefer less heat, pull out the chipotle peppers.
  • Mix in all spices and a cup of water.
  • Place pork shoulder in Instant Pot. Salt and pepper the pork shoulder.
  • Pour Adobo mixture over the meat.
  • Set on high for 45 minutes; Natural release Pull the pork apart using two forks and mix together with the sauce remaining in the Instant Pot.
  • Garnish with freshly chopped cilantro.


Calories: 238kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 93mg | Sodium: 469mg | Potassium: 530mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1482IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 3mg