Want a show-stopper that gives you dreamy leftovers for tomorrow’s meal too? Get your pressure cooker at the ready and make our succulent BBQ pulled-pork. Ready in 2 hours and will feed 8. 4 easy steps: Let’s go!



Pulled pork:

Pork shoulder

2 tsp chilli powder

1 tsp smoked paprika

1 tsp garlic powder

1 tsp mustard powder

¼ tsp cayenne pepper

1 ½ tsp ground cumin

2 tsp salt



125g BBQ sauce

125g ketchup

35g honey

1 tbsp apple cider vinegar

3 chopped cloves garlic

35g brown sugar

1 tbsp Worcester sauce

60g chicken stock

  • 1

    First, remove all the skin & fat from your pork shoulder, then cut the pork into medium pieces. Turn your pressure cooker pot onto the high sauté setting.

  • 2

    Now it’s time for the dry rub prep – get a medium sized bowl. Add chilli, smoked paprika, garlic, mustard powder, cayenne pepper, ground cumin and salt, then give it a good whisk.

  • 3

    To make the sauce, get another medium bowl and add BBQ sauce, ketchup, honey, apple cider vinegar, garlic, brown sugar, Worcester sauce and chicken stock. Then mix it all up.

  • 4

    Season your pork pieces with the dry rub. Sear the pork until it’s golden brown – you might need to do this in 2 goes as you need enough space to ensure every chunk of pork is seared perfectly.

  • 5

    Then, when every piece of pork is in the pan, add the prepared sauce. Give it a good sir making sure you’ve got full coverage and set the cooker to the Meat/Stew setting. Cook for 90 minutes.

  • 6

    Remove your meat pieces with a slotted spoon & set aside. Turn the cooker to sauté again. Next, leave the lid off this time & just let the sauce simmer for 15 mins. Taste & season with salt if needed.

  • 7

    Next, shred the pork pieces altogether in a bowl. Add a little more of that gorgeous sauce. Serve on fluffy wholemeal bread rolls and pass around for those satisfying first bites!

    You can add homemade coleslaw & shredded red cabbage for an extra YUM factor.

    If you have any left-overs, whack the pork into burritos or tacos, omelettes or mashed potato the next day?  Simple and delicious meals in minutes.

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By Becca Monaghan on 09.12.20

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