Super easy and delicious! Shredded, juicy, tender pork carnitas from your pressure cooker!
- 1 tbsp canola oil
- 1 4 pound boneless pork shoulder, trimmed and cut into 3-in chunks
- 1 12 ounce beer, pilsner or lager
- 1/2 cup orange juice, freshly squeezed
- 1/4 cup lime juice, freshly squeezed
- 6 cloves garlic, chopped
- 2 tsp dried oregano
- 2 tsp chili powder
- 1-1/2 tsp ground cumin
- 1-1/2 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp pepper
Set Instant Pot to high saute setting.
Heat oil. Working in two batches, add pork and cook until evenly browned.
Stir in beer, orange juice, lime juice, garlic, oregano, chili powder, cumin, salt, and pepper. Select MANUAL setting; adjust pressure to HIGH; and set time for 30 minutes. When finished cooking, QUICK RELEASE according to manufacturer's directions.
Remove pork from the Instant Pot. Shred using two forks (or with a stand mixer and paddle tool). Season with salt and pepper to taste, if needed.
Optional: Preheat over to broil. Place pork onto a baking sheet and broil until crisp and crusted; about 2 to 3 minutes.
Serve immediately with tortillas, shredded cheese, salsa, and lime juice.