Instant Pot Pulled Pork

  • 4 pound pork shoulder
  • 8 ounces root beer
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup paprika
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon chile powder
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  1.  Cut pork shoulder into 8 pieces.
  2.  Add brown sugar, paprika, salt, pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, chile powder,  and cayenne pepper to a small bowl and stir to combine.
  3.  Coat pork with half of the mixture.
  4.  Turn Instant Pot onto ‘Saute’ and brown all pieces pork and then set aside.
  5.  When all pork is browned
  6.  Turn Instant Pot off and cover with the root beer.
  7.  Close the lid and turn the vent to sealing. Cook on high pressure for 60 minutes and  let pressure release naturally, about 20 minutes.
  8.  Remove pork from pressure cooker and shred with two forks.Season with  remaining spice mixture as needed.

**Awesome served over a baked potato, topped with cole slaw.



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