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Pressure cooker pork adobo on steamed rice on a white plate

Instant Pot Pork Adobo

Instant Pot Pork Adobo made quick and easy in the pressure cooker. Loaded with savory and garlicky flavors, this Filipino pork stew is amazing with steamed rice and sure to be a family favorite.
Course Main Entree
Cuisine Filipino
Keyword Instant Pot Pork Adobo
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 510kcal
Author lalaine


  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 3 pounds pork butt, cut into 1 1/2-inch cubes
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 onion, peeled and sliced thinly
  • 6 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon peppercorns
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup water


  • Using the SAUTE function on NORMAL, heat oil. Add pork cubes and cook, turning as needed, until browned on all sides. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Add onions, garlic, peppercorns, and bay leaves.
  • Cancel the SAUTE function.
  • In a bowl, combine vinegar, soy sauce, and water. Pour into the pot over meat mixture.
  • Close the lid making sure the valve is in SEALING position and cook on HIGH pressure for 10 minutes. Do a quick release and open lid.
  • Turn on the SAUTE feature on NORMAL and simmer for about 15 to 20 minutes or until sauce is thickened.
  • Adjust seasonings with salt and pepper as needed. Garnish with fried garlic bits if desired and serve hot with steamed rice.



Calories: 510kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 65g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 204mg | Sodium: 1033mg | Potassium: 1242mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 3.5mg | Calcium: 65mg | Iron: 4.6mg