Instant Pot Pork Bò Kho

This Pork Bò Kho yields flavorful Vietnamese-style pork for serving with pasta or grain
that suits your taste.

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Instant Pot Pork Bò Kho

Course Main Course
Cuisine Vietnamese
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 220 kcal


  • 2 pound pork brisket
  • 1 small onion diced
  • tbsp red boat fish sauce
  • 1 bay leaf
  • ¾ pound carrots peeled and chopped
  • whole star anises
  • 1 tsp salt
  • tbsp ghee
  • tbsp fresh ginger, grated
  • 1 large stalk lemongrass cut into 3-inch lengths
  • 3/4 cup diced tomatoes
  • tbsp applesauce
  • 3/4 cup bone broth


  1. Put ghee and briskets in the Instant Pot and select “Sauté”.
  2. Sauté for 3 minutes on each side and dish out.
  3. Put the onions, ginger, diced tomatoes, carrots and red boat fish sauce in the Instant Pot and sauté for 3 minutes.

  4. Add the seared pork, lemongrass, star anises, bay leaf, applesauce and bone broth and lock the lid.

  5. Set the Instant Pot to “Manual” at “High Pressure” for 20 minutes.
  6. Carefully release the pressure naturally and dish out to serve hot.
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