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Pressure Cooker Pulled Pork Recipe
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5 from 3 votes

Pressure Cooker Pulled Pork Recipe

Use a pressure cooker to produce juicy, highly flavored pulled pork in a fraction of the time with this recipe. Need pulled pork in a hurry? Here is a recipe to make super juicy, highly seasoned pulled pork in only a fraction of the time it takes with your slow cooker. We're using our pressure cooker.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr 10 mins
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pork, spicy
Servings: 8
Calories: 117kcal


  • 2 pounds pork shoulder
  • Dry rub seasonings I used a mixture of ancho powder cumin, Mexican oregano, paprika, cayenne and garlic powder.
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cups of water


  • Pat dry your pork shoulder and cut it into four large chunks about a half pound each.
  • Rub them down with your seasonings.
  • Heat a cast iron pan to medium heat and add olive oil. Sear each side of the pork shoulder, about 5-6 minutes or so.
  • Set them into the pressure cooker and add water. Pressure cook on high pressure for 60 minutes. Release steam.
  • Shred the tender shoulder with forks and serve.


Calories: 117kcal | Protein: 13g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 46mg | Sodium: 52mg | Potassium: 235mg | Vitamin C: 0.6mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 0.8mg