Instant Pot Kalua Pork

Kalua Pork mixed with bacon on banana leaf on black plate

Looks fancy right? But in fact it's a super easy recipe you can make using only 4 ingredients!

Kalua Pork mixed with bacon on banana leaf on black plate

If you love roasted meat but you have never enough time to cook it, Instant Pot is the ultimate solution to your problems!

Try this delicious pork dish that will directly take you to a Hawaiian beach with its smoky and exotic aromas.

Super easy pork recipe you can have for dinner and serve with rice for a complete meal.

Recipe Video


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How To Serve

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Kalua Pork mixed with bacon on banana leaf on black plate

Instant Pot Kalua Pork Recipe

An extremely easy tender and juicy pork dish packed with traditional and refreshing Hawaiian flavors.
4.91 from 11 votes
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Hawaiian
Keyword: banana leaves, Kalua Pork, pork
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 3
Author: Corrie


  • 5 lb pork shoulder
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 bacon slices
  • 3 banana leaves
  • 1 tablespoon red Hawaiian coarse sea salt


  • Cut your pork into three slices.
  • Rub them with Hawaiian salt.
  • Place your bacon slices on the bottom of your Instant Pot and press “Sauté”.
  • Cook for about 1 minutes, until they start to fry.
  • Remove bacon.
  • Place each bacon slice onto a banana leaf and top it with a pork slice.
  • Make 3 wraps.
  • Pour water into your Instant Pot.
  • Add your pork wraps.
  • Cook for about 60 minutes under high pressure.
  • Let the steam release manually.
  • Remove your wraps and let them cool for about 15 minutes
  • Shred your pork and serve with plain rice or steamed vegetables.


Calories: 774kcal Carbohydrates: 1g Protein: 93g Fat: 42g Saturated Fat: 14g Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g Monounsaturated Fat: 19g Trans Fat: 1g Cholesterol: 323mg Sodium: 500mg Potassium: 1616mg Vitamin A: 36IU Vitamin C: 4mg Calcium: 68mg Iron: 6mg


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