A simple, easy yet very different, and innovative recipe that gives a tangy and bit sweet flavor at the same time.
Instant pot pork and Sauerkraut is something that requires less than 25 minutes to cook and is very convenient if you are in rush!
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Why This Recipe Works
The recipe uses minimum ingredients, most of which will be already in your home.
So you don't need to go grocery shopping before making this delicious and scrumptious Instant Pot Pork and Sauerkraut.
Pork- the meat of the pig is known to have high-quality protein and is used to make different dishes such as Instant Pot pork chops, Instant Pot pork and cabbage soup, thai curry, and much more.
Sauerkraut- is a fermented food basically fermented cabbage that is mostly used by people in Germany in various dishes. For this recipe, you can either use fresh sauerkraut or canned sauerkraut.
Apples- add a bit of sweet flavor to the dish making it more unique and exciting but if you don't like the sweet taste you can skip the apples there's no hard and fast rule
Onion- slices add to the overall texture of the dish, giving a crunch in every bite.
How to make
Slice one apple
Chop the garlic cloves
Slice the onion carefully
Cut the pork meat into cubes
Sprinkle some salt on the pork
Add black pepper to it
Put the seasoned pork into the instant pot and pour chicken stock
Add sliced apples and onions
Now add chopped garlic into the cooking pot
Cook at high pressure for 20 minutes
How to Serve
Once ready, dish it out in a platter, sprinkle some black pepper, and serve with Mashed Potatoes. You can also use some bacon in the recipe as it will balance the sour flavor of sauerkraut and will add to the overall taste of the dish.
Looking for more ideas? Check out What to Serve With Pork and Sauerkraut for 20 delicious recipes.
Does Sauerkraut need to be rinsed before cooking?
There is no need to rinse the sauerkraut as rinsing the sauerkraut will make it lose all the flavors and tanginess.
Which pork cut should be used for Instant Pot Pork and Sauerkraut?
It is preferred to use pork shoulder cut or you can also use Pork Loin to make the instant pot pork and sauerkraut.
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Instant Pot Pork and Sauerkraut
- 1 apple
- 3 garlic cloves
- ½ onion
- 2 lb pork
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ½ teaspoon black pepper
- ¼ Cup chicken stock
- 16 ounces sauerkraut
- Slice one apple and half onion
- Chop three cloves of garlic and cut the pork meat into cubes
- Season the pork meat with salt and pepper and place it into the instant pot
- Add chicken stock, apple slices, onion slices, and chopped garlic to it
- Now add Sauerkraut and cook for 20 minutes at high pressure
- Instant pot pork and sauerkraut is ready to eat