Instant Pot Jerk Pork

Jerk pork in Jamaican seasoning with a knife about to slice it

This flavorful Jamaican recipe will surely remind you of your last Caribbean holiday, or your dream journey if you’ve never been there!

Jerk pork in Jamaican seasoning with a knife about to slice it

You can serve it with plain rice, fresh veggies or use it to stuff a sandwich.

How to serve?

The typical side dish of this recipe is made of beans. Here are some tasty options to choose from:

Instant Pot Navy Beans

Instant Pot Refried Beans

Instant Pot Ham And Beans

Instant Pot Charro Beans

It's also a great side dish to serve with coconut rice or any other type of rice you like.

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Jerk pork in Jamaican seasoning with a knife about to slice it

Instant Pot Jerk Pork

This juicy, tender Jamaican pork is bursting with sweet and spicy Caribbean flavors.
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Jamaican
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 6
Author: Corrie


  • 2 lb pork shoulder
  • ¼ cup Jamaican jerk seasoning
  • 2 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 2 cups pineapple juice


  • Rub the pork shoulder with brown sugar and the spice blend.
  • Place pork into the Instant Pot and pour pineapple juice.
  • Close the lid and cook for 15 minutes.
  • When cooking time is complete, wait for a natural pressure release.
  • Shred with a fork and serve 🙂


Calories: 183kcal Carbohydrates: 11g Protein: 18g Fat: 7g Saturated Fat: 2g Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g Monounsaturated Fat: 3g Cholesterol: 62mg Sodium: 72mg Potassium: 419mg Fiber: 1g Sugar: 9g Vitamin A: 9IU Vitamin C: 9mg Calcium: 24mg Iron: 1mg


You can increase the cooking time depending on the pork size.
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2 thoughts on “Instant Pot Jerk Pork

    1. This cut, the pork shoulder, gets more tender with increased cook time in the Instant Pot! The goal is for it to be so tender that it shreds easily.

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