Instant Pot BBQ Pork Gumbo

Rich meat gumbo finds a special place on our occasional festive menu. Loaded with pork, okra and other veggies, it can be best served with warm bread.

5 from 2 votes

Instant Pot BBQ Pork Gumbo

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword BBQ Pork Gumbo, okra, white rice, Worcestershire sauce
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 26 minutes
Total Time 36 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 322 kcal


  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 white onion chopped
  • 1 bell pepper diced
  • 2 stalks celery chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 4 cup water
  • 2 cup pork inventory
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1(16 oz) can frozen okra
  • 1 tbsp cajun spice
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 lb pork shoulder chopped and BBQ
  • 1/2 cup flat leaves parsley chopped
  • 1/2 cup scallions diced
  • 1/2 tsp file powder
  • 6 cups white rice cooked


  1. Select “Sauté” function on the Instant Pot pressure cooker.

  2. Add oil with flour and sauté for 25 minutes until golden brown.

  3. Stir in all the vegetables and cook for 5 minutes.

  4. Add water and allow the mixture to boil.

  5. Stir in all the remaining ingredients and secure the lid.

  6. Select “Manual” function for 1 minute at high pressure.

  7. Release the pressure completely then remove the lid.

  8. Add cooked rice and mix well.

  9. Serve warm.

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