Instant Pot Pork Chops in Tomato Sauce

These Instant Pot pork chops are tender, juicy and flavorful and are cooked in tomato sauce along with many other ingredients to boost its flavor.

If you like pork, check out this Instant Pot pork stew.

If you like tomatoes, check out this Instant Pot tomato soup.

Instant Pot Pork Chops in Tomato Sauce
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: pork, Pork Chops in Tomato Sauce
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 22 minutes
Servings: 2
  • 2 pork loin chops boneless 1¼ inches thick
  • 1/2 tsp white sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp sesame oil
  • 1/2 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 1/4 tbsp dark soy sauce
  • 1 small onion sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1/2 shallot diced
  • 4 mushrooms sliced
  • 3 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 tbsp ketchup
  • 1/2 tbsp peanut oil
  • 1/2 tsp white sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 cup water
  • salt to taste
  • black pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch mixed with 1 tablespoon water
  • Mix together ¼ teaspoon of salt, ½ teaspoon of sugar, sesame oil, light soy sauce and dark soy sauce in a bowl and add pork chops to marinate.
  • Set the instant pot to “Sauté” mode and add peanut oil and marinated pork chops.
  • Sauté for about 2 minutes on each side and dish out.
  • Add shallots, onions, mushrooms and garlic in the Instant Pot.
  • Sauté for about 3 minutes and add mushrooms, salt and black pepper.
  • Add 1/8 cup of water and mix thoroughlywith a wooden spoon.
  • Mix together ketchup, tomato paste, ½ cup of water, ½ teaspoon of sugar and ½ teaspoon of Worcestershire sauce.
  • Add the mixture to the Instant Pot along with the pork chops.
  • Secure the lid and cook under “Manual” at “High Pressure”for about 2 minutes.
  • Select “Cancel” and release the pressure naturally.
  • Dish out the pork chops and set the instant pot to “Sauté” mode.
  • Add more salt, pepper and cornstarch with water and sauté for 3 minutes.
  • Drizzle the tomato sauce over the pork chops and serve. 
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2 thoughts on “Instant Pot Pork Chops in Tomato Sauce

  1. It doesn’t say where the sesame oil goes and it also has the 1/2 tsp. sugar in the marinade and the sauce. I just did my own thing and it came out okay but would like to know how the recipe should really read.

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