Instant Pot Pork Tenderloin

Here it is — the absolute best Instant Pot Pork Tenderloin recipe!

It’s easy to make, juicy, tender, and delicious! Equally perfect for a weekend dinner or for a special occasion and holidays.

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How to make Pork Tenderloin

Gather your ingredients:

Set your Instant Pot to saute mode. Rub tenderloins all over with salt and pepper to taste, Italian herbs, and onion powder.

Brown tenderloins in the pot, turning over every 1-2 minutes.

Take out the pork. Add the water and deglaze the Instant Pot.

Add soy sauce, maple syrup, apple cider vinegar, and garlic to the pot and saute for 1 minute.

Place the pork back. Put the lid on in the locked position with the steam valve closed. Set to manual for 15 minutes on high pressure.

Wait for a natural pressure release and open the lid.

Transfer pork to a plate and cut.

Set in saute. Add the whisking cornstarch and thickened the sauce to a glaze.

Pour over the meat and serve.

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Instant Pot Pork Tenderloin
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: international
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 4
Ingredients
  • 1 pork tenderloin
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 2 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 4 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup or honey
  • 2 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 4 tbsp cold water
Instructions
  • Turn on the Instant Pot and press saute.
  • Rub tenderloins all over with salt and pepper, Italian herbs, and onion powder.
  • Saute tenderloins for a few minutes until brown.
  • Place the pork aside. Add the water and deglaze the Instant Pot. 
  • Add soy sauce, maple syrup, apple cider vinegar, and garlic to the Instant Pot and saute for 1 minute.
  • Add the pork back to the Instant Pot.
  • Close the lid and cook on high pressure for 15 minutes.
  • When cooking time ends, wait for a natural pressure release.
  • Open the lid, move the pork into a plate and cut into pieces.
  • Mix the cornstarch with 4 tbsp of water and pour the slurry into the Instant Pot.
  • Press saute and thickened the sauce to a glaze.
  • Pour the sauce over the meat and serve 🙂

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