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4.93 from 13 votes

Paleo Instant Pot Pulled Pork

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time45 mins


  • 3-4 pounds pork butt (pasture raised if possible)
  • 1 tablespoon garlic oil*
  • 2 tablespoons smoked paprika
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 tablespoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 6 tablespoons water


  • Cut the pork into large chunks- about 7 or 8 total. Place in the instant pot and top with garlic oil. 
  • In a small bowl, combine paprika, salt, cumin, oregano, black pepper, and cayenne. Mix and dump over pork. Stir to make sure all the pork is covered in the seasoning. Add in the water and place the top on. 
  • Make sure the valve is closes, hit the "manual" button and increase time to 40 minutes. Let cook. 
  • Once done cooking, let natural release for at least 10 minutes. Hit "cancel" and release the pressure valve. Carefully open the top and shred the pork completely. 
  • Hit "saut√©" and cook down for 10 minutes. 


*If not needing it to be low fodmap, use garlic powder. 1-2 teaspoons.