Dr. Pepper Instant Pot Pork Chops

Y’all ready to lick your chops on this recipe? Oh, trust us when we tell you, you will be. Not only will you love these Dr. Pepper Instant Pot pork chops, but so will the kids.

We have made this recipe for years in the slow cooker. Now, with our Instant Pot-Pressure Cookers, there is no need to simmer these chops for 6 hours. In less than one hour from start to finish, you will have the most amazing pork chops you ever tasted. I’ll bet our firstborn on it:)

NOTE: You can also use this same recipe with chicken breasts

Dr. Pepper Plum sauce Instant Pot pork chops

For this recipe, you only need a few ingredients. Plum, or peach is optional but it does give the chops just a little extra sweetness, and they look pretty when serving.

Dr. Pepper soda pork chops in the Instant Pot

You will need a can of Dr. Pepper, one sweet onion, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, salt, pepper, and some cornstarch.

Pork chops in the Instant Pot are fantastic. Pork tenderloins are as well. We tend to like a hint of sweetness when making pork chops. It’s all a personal preference and simply nice to change things up from the traditional ways we grew up on. Don’t get us wrong, we still love a good ole fashioned breaded pork chop once in a while.

Boneless pork chops for Dr. Pepper pork chop Instant Pot recipe

For this recipe, you can use bone-in or boneless pork chops. I lean on boneless more often because I feel you get a little more meat, however, with the bone, you may get a little more flavor. Again, it’s all a personal preference, and hey whatever is on sale these days.

Dr. Pepper Instant Pot Pork Chops

Dr. Pepper Instant Pot Pork Chops

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Dr. Pepper Instant Pot Pork Chops

Instant Pot Dr. Pepper Pork Chops

Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine American


  • Pressure Cooker
  • Ninja Foodi


  • 6-8 Bone-in or Boneless pork chops
  • 1 can Dr. Pepper
  • 12 oz. ketchup
  • 2 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 Sweet onion
  • corn starch


  • 1 plum or peach
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • First you want to lightly season your pork chops top and bottom with salt and pepper.
  • Cut up your sweet onion, and half your plum or peaches, removing pit.
  • Next, in a bowl, pour Dr. Pepper in, add ketchup and worcestershire sauce. Mix well
  • Pour mixture into the Instant Pot. Next, place pork chops in the pot dump onions, plum, or peaches on top of pork chops.
  • Set Pressure cooker to high pressure for 18 minutes. Let naturally release for 2 minutes and then do a quick release.
  • Carefully remove the lid away from the face. Using a ladle, scoop some of the juices out of the pot (about a cup and a half) (and put them in a bowl. Add 1-2 tablespoons of corn starch and whish to thicken and make gravy. Top pork chops, and ENJOY! Excellent with mashed potatoes on the side.


If you want a thicker gravy, simply add more cornstarch. If you want it thinner, add less. 

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