Instant Pot Pork Carnitas Bowl
1 year ago

Instant Pot Pork Carnitas Bowl

A nourishing, delicious Pork Carnitas Bowl made easy in the Instant Pot!

6-8 servings
Preparation time: 60 minutes

1 (3 ½-pound) boneless pork shoulder roast
1 cup water
2 whole oranges
4 whole cloves garlic, smashed
3 tablespoons L&B Island Breeze Seasoning

For serving:
3 cups cooked rice
1 can black beans
2 cups shredded cabbage
2 avocados
Pickled red onions
2 mangos
2 limes


  1. Cut 3½-pound boneless pork shoulder roast in thirds.
  2. Select Sauté on pressure cooker.
  3. Add 1 tablespoon olive oil.
  4. Brown pork shoulder one piece at a time.
  5. Press Cancel.
  6. Keep the pork shoulder in the pressure cooker and add water, oranges (quartered and juiced into the cooker), garlic cloves and L&B Island Breeze Seasoning.
  7. Cook on Meat/Stew setting for 45 minutes.
  8. Once cooking cycle is complete, let pressure release naturally.
  9. Turn vent to Venting position to release any final pressure.
  10. Remove meat from pot and shred.
  11. In bowls, layer cooked rice, pork and black beans. Top with shredded cabbage, avocado slices, pickled red onions
Instant Pot Pork Carnitas Bowl