Instant Pot® Carne Adovado

Submitted by: admin on April 10, 2020

10 servings


8 dried New Mexico chiles, stemmed and broken into small pieces
2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
1 tablespoon canola oil
4 pounds pork shoulder, trimmed and cut into 1-inch cubes
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
6 cloves garlic
2 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce (optional)
1 cup diced onion
1 tablespoon cider vinegar
1 teaspoon kosher salt (optional)
½ teaspoon dried oregano
¼ teaspoon ground cumin


Step 1
Place New Mexico chiles in a heat-proof bowl.

Step 2
Bring chicken broth to a boil in a small saucepan. Pour over the chiles; left soften, about 30 minutes.

Step 3
Turn on a multi-cooker (such as Instant Pot®) and the select Saute function. Coat pork with flour and add to pot in batches; saute until golden brown, about 15 minutes.

Step 4
Transfer soaked chiles to a blender. Add broth, garlic, and chipotle peppers; blend until smooth.

Step 5
Combine blended chile sauce, onion, vinegar, salt, oregano, and cumin in a bowl; pour sauce over the pork.

Step 6
Close and lock the lid. Select high pressure according to manufacturer's instructions; set timer for 20 minutes. Allow 10 to 15 minutes for pressure to build.

Step 7
Release pressure carefully using the quick-release method according to manufacturer's instructions, about 5 minutes. Unlock and remove lid.


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