Instant Pot Pork Chops

Posted: December 28

Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 2 servings

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This recipe for Instant Pot Pork Chops will get you delicious, tender pork chops in just 20 minutes! Use the magic of the pressure cooker to whip up this fast and tasty meal any night of the week. The chops are sealed with sweet brown sugar, smoky paprika, bold Worcestershire sauce, and more for the ultimate flavor. These Instant Pot Pork Chops are savory and hearty, and they pair perfectly with any side you want!


• 2 tablespoons brown sugar • 1 teaspoon salt • 1 teaspoon black pepper • 1 teaspoon paprika • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder • 2 pork chops, boneless, 1-inch thick • 1 tablespoon butter • 1 cup chicken broth • 1/2 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce • 1 teaspoon liquid smoke


Step 1

Mix the brown sugar, salt, black pepper, paprika, and onion powder together.

Step 2

Rub the sugar-spice mixture into both sides of the pork chops.

Step 3

Set the pressure cooker on saute (high) and add 1 tablespoon of the butter.

Step 4

When hot, add the pork chops and brown on both sides for 1-2 minutes each.

Step 5

Remove the pork chops and set aside.

Step 6

Press cancel on the pressure cooker.

Step 7

Add 1 cup of the chicken broth and use a wooden spoon to deglaze the browned bits off the bottom of the pot.

Step 8

Add the Worcestershire sauce and liquid smoke, stirring to combine.

Step 9

Add the pork chops directly to the pot in the liquid.

Step 10

Secure the lid, make sure the vent is sealed.

Step 11

Pressure cook on manual for 7 minutes.

Step 12

When done, allow the pressure to naturally release for 12 minutes.

Step 13

After 12 minutes, quick-release the rest and remove the lid

Step 14

Let the pork chops rest for about 5 minutes.

Step 15


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