My Instant Pot Pork Carnitas Tacos are great for your Taco Tuesday celebration! Hi friends, this is Jennifer from JENRON DESIGNS. Today I am sharing another one of our Taco Tuesday favs, Instant Pot Pork Carnitas Tacos.

Pork Carnitas Tacos make a great weeknight dinner and are perfect for your Taco Tuesday! Try a few of my other outstanding Taco Tuesday creations with these must-try recipes like my Thai Lettuce Wraps, and Aloha Chicken Tacos. Instant Pot Pork Carnitas Tacos combine fresh ingredients for simple flavors that are straight from south of the border.

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Start by adding 2 tbsp of olive oil to your Instant Pot on the sauté setting. Add in chopped onions, sauté for 3-5 minutes. Next add in your ground pork, seasoned with taco seasoning and lime zest. Saute using spurtles until browned, around 5-6 minutes.

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Add 1/2 of the diced tomatoes, poblanos peppers, tomato paste, and 1/2 cup of chicken stock. Seal Instant Pot lid and cook for 10 minutes at High-Pressure Cook, allow to natural vent for approximately 10 minutes before you serve.

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Make a quick Roasted Corn Salsa: while the filling is cooking, drain corn, lightly roast in your air fryer for 5 minutes at 390 degrees (or in skillet). Place roasted corn into a bowl add remaining diced tomato, cilantro, lime juice 1 tbsp of reserved, onion minced, stir to combine. Season with salt and pepper.

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When the filling is completely done cooking and has vented naturally for 10 minutes. Serve using a slotted spurtle to drain off excess juice, divide filling into tortilla shells. Top with cheese, sour cream, corn salsa, and enjoy!

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Instant Pot Pork Carnitas Tacos

Instant Pot Pork Carnitas Tacos

Jennifer G
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Resting Time 10 mins
Course Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine Mexican, TexMex
Servings 4 people
Calories 700 kcal

Equipment

  • Instant Pot 3 Qt. Mini ( Recipe Can be doubled for larger size Instant Pots)

Ingredients
  

  • 1 1/2 lb Ground Pork
  • 1 Large Poblano Pepper Seeded, Sliced
  • 1 Large Onions Peeled, Sliced (reserve 1 tbsp minced for Corn Salsa)
  • 2 tbsp Tomato Paste
  • 2 Roma Tomatoes Diced (1 for Meat Filling 1 for Corn Salsa)
  • 1/2 cup Chicken Stock
  • 1 packet Taco Seasoning
  • 1/4 cup Cilantro Cleaned, removed from stem, Rough cut
  • 14.5 can Corn drained
  • 12 Tortilla Shells
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 Limes zested and juiced
  • 1 pint Sour Cream Topping
  • 2 cup Shredded Mexican Cheese Topping

Instructions
 

  • Start by adding 2 tbsp of olive oil your Instant Pot on the sauté setting.
  • Add in chopped onions, sauté for 3-5 minutes. Next add in your ground pork, seasoned with taco seasoning and lime zest.
  • Saute using spurtles until browned, around 5-6 minutes.
  • Add 1/2 of the diced tomatoes, poblanos peppers, tomato paste, and 1/2 cup of chicken stock.
  • Seal Instant Pot lid and cook for 10 minutes at High Pressure Cook, allow to natural vent for approximately 10 minutes before you serve.
  • Make the Roasted Corn Salsa: while filling is cooking, drain corn, lightly roast in your air fryer for 5 minutes at 390 degrees (or in skillet). Place roasted corn into a bowl add remaining diced tomato, cilantro, lime juice 1 tbsp of reserved, onion minced, stir to combine. Season with salt and pepper.
  • When filling is completely done cooking, and has vented naturally for 10 minutes. Serve using a slotted spurtle to drain off excess juice, divide filling into tortilla shells. Top with cheese, sour cream, corn salsa, and enjoy!
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