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Instant Pot Chipotle-Apricot Pulled Pork BBQ Sandwich

Instant Pot Chipotle-Apricot Pulled Pork BBQ Sandwich

Total Time

1 Hour 15 Mins

Yield

Serves 8 (Serving size: About 1/2 pork mixture and 1 bun)

This sweet and slightly spicy pork sandwich would pair well with a crisp slaw on the side.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups diced onion
  • 1 1/3 cups water
  • 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 4 pounds boneless pork shoulder (Boston butt), trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1 to 2 chipotle chiles, canned in adobo sauce
  • 1/2 cup apricot fruit spread
  • 1/2 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange rind
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 8 (1.8-ounce) whole-wheat hamburger buns, toasted

Nutritional Information

  • Calories 231
  • Fat 6.8g
  • Satfat .9g
  • Protein 12g
  • Carbohydrates 30g
  • Fiber 8g
  • Iron 6mg
  • Sodium 310mg
  • Calcium 102mg

How to Make It

Step 1

Combine first four ingredients in a 6-quart multi-cooker. Chop chiles and add to cooker. Close lid securely; bring to high pressure.

Step 2

Cook for 25 minutes. Turn off multi-cooker and let pressure release naturally for 15 minutes. Quick-release any remaining pressure.

Step 3

Remove pork from cooker with a slotted spoon. Shred with two forks; keep warm. Skim fat from surface of cooking liquid; discard. Bring cooking liquid to simmer over low heat. Stir in fruit spread and next three ingredients (through salt); simmer 2 minutes. Stir in pork and any accumulated juices. Cover and let stand 5 minutes. Serve pork mixture on buns.

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