Instant Pot Carnitas Paleo

Carnitaspaleo is a dish which is delightful in taste. Pork is savoury, tender and juicy. You can serve it with different sauces of your choice.

Instant Pot Carnitas Paleo
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Carnitas Paleo, chipotle powder, pork shoulder
Prep Time: 7 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 37 minutes
Servings: 16
  • 6 lb pork shoulder cut into 2 inch cubes
  • 12 garlic cloves peeled and smashed
  • 1/2 cup lime juice
  • 2 tbsp chili powder
  • 4 tbsp ghee
  • 2 onions diced
  • 12 cup orange juice
  • 2 tbsp cumin
  • 4 tbsp oregano
  • 1 tsp chipotle powder
  • salt to taste
  • Add cumin, lime juice, orange juice, chili powder, oregano, chipotle powder and salt in a large bowl. Mix well.
  • Meanwhile, add ghee in the inner pot of Instant pot and select “Sauté”.
  • Now, add pork cubes and select the “Cancel” button when the pork is browned on all the sides.
  • Pour the juice mixture in the Instant pot and add diced onions and garlic.
  • Close the lid and press the “Manual” button.
  • Cook for about 30 minutes on HIGH pressure and release the pressure naturally through the steam vent.
  • Open the lid and take out the pork.
  • Shred the pork with two forks and serve.
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