Instant Pot Pork Adobo

Instant Pot Pork Adobo

This Instant Pot Pork Adobo recipe is an amazing main dish that is sure to satisfy even the pickiest eaters in your family.

It uses only a small number of simple ingredients but packs in a ton of flavor!

Loaded with savory and garlicky flavors, this Filipino pork stew is amazing with steamed rice and sure to be a family favorite.

What is Pork Adobo?

Technically, adobo is a technique of cooking vegetables or meat in a solution of peppercorn, soy sauce, vinegar, and onions.

For fragrance, garlic and dried bay leaves are added.

It is a versatile viand that can use different kinds of meat. Even seafood, fish, and vegetables can be cooked the same way.

Instant Pot Pork Adobo Recipe Video

Which Pork cuts should I use?

Pork Belly turns out extremely tender and absolutely melts in the mouth.

Pork Butt turns out meaty and at the same time fatty.

Pork Loin is easy to overcook but when done right turns out so juicy and tender.

Can I use chicken instead of pork?

Yes. You can also check out this special Instant Pot Chicken Adobo recipe.

Can I store my Pork Adobo?

Allow to cool completely and store in resealable bags or airtight containers.

Refrigerate for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 2 months.

Instant Pot Pork Adobo

How can I re-heat it?

Reheat in a saucepan over medium heat to an internal temperature of 165 F.

Alternatively, warm up in the microwave at 2 to 3-minute intervals, stirring well between intervals.

How to serve Pork Adobo

For a complete meal, you can serve this Instant Pot Pork Adobo with:

Instant Pot Steamed Vegetables

Instant Pot Quinoa

Instant Pot Broccoli

Instant Pot Yellow Rice

Instant Pot Green Beans

How to cook Instant Pot Pork Adobo?

Gather all the necessary ingredients.

Instant Pot Pork Adobo

Add chopped garlic to the Instant Pot.

Instant Pot Pork Adobo

Add pork cuts to the Instant Pot and stir until it becomes whitish.

Instant Pot Pork Adobo

Now, add salt and black pepper to taste.

Instant Pot Pork Adobo

Add brown sugar to the pork cuts.

Instant Pot Pork Adobo

Add some Soy sauce.

Instant Pot Pork Adobo

Now add white wine.

Instant Pot Pork Adobo

To make our Instant Pot Pork Adobo more toothsome, let’s add some pepper corn.

Instant Pot Pork Adobo

Now add bay leaves.

Instant Pot Pork Adobo

Mix well and set the pot to High Pressure for 15 minutes.

Instant Pot Pork Adobo

Do a Quick Release and keep it on Saute for another 5 minutes while adding water mixed with cornstarch.

Close the lid and press on “keep warm”.

Wait 10 minutes.

Instant Pot Pork Adobo

Dish out & enjoy with your favorite side dish :]

Instant Pot Pork Adobo

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Instant Pot Pork Adobo
Instant Pot Pork Adobo
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Course: dinner, lunch, Main Course, party
Cuisine: Portuguese, Spain
Keyword: adobo, Instant Pot Pork Adobo, pork
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 5
  • 6 garlic cloves chopped
  • 2 lb pork cuts
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1 cup white vinegar
  • 1 tbsp peppercorn
  • 7 Bay leaves
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 tbsp water
  • Press saute, add garlic and stir.
  • Add pork and saute until brown.
  • Stir well until the pork becomes whitish.
  • Add salt, black pepper, and brown sugar and stir well.
  • Add soy sauce, white vinegar, peppercorn, and bay leaves and stir well.
  • Close the lid and cook on high pressure for 15 minutes.
  • When cooking time is complete, do a quick release.
  • Press saute, add water mixed with cornstarch and stir well.
  • Press on "Keep warm" and wait for 10 minutes.
  • Serve and enjoy 🙂
Calories: 448kcal Carbohydrates: 91g Protein: 15g Fat: 1g Saturated Fat: 1g Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g Monounsaturated Fat: 1g Sodium: 6511mg Potassium: 557mg Fiber: 4g Sugar: 73g Vitamin A: 93IU Vitamin C: 6mg Calcium: 181mg Iron: 5mg

Instant Pot Pork Adobo Recipe


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