Instant Pot Pork Carnitas Street Tacos Recipe

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Taco nights are definitely one of my all-time faves when it comes to dinner prep. If there’s one
meal I can never get sick of, it’s definitely tacos. My Instant Pot Pork Carnitas Street Tacos Recipe is one for the books. It’s jam-packed full of flavor and you know what? It is so easy to whip up. If you’re into pork tacos, then this recipe was made for you!

Instant Pot Pork Carnitas Street Tacos Recipe

My favorite part of these street tacos are the diced green chilies. This ingredient is what gives it tons of flavor. Also, my special seasoning that is so unexpected but adds great punch: ground cinnamon. I bet you weren’t expecting that, right?! Trust me, it makes a huge difference in its flavoring!

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I love serving tacos on soft shells. To me, it just feels so much more authentic. I’m lucky because
the rest of my family prefers it this way, too. What’s your favorite meat filling for tacos? I hope you take the time to make my Instant Pot Pork Carnitas Street Tacos recipe – you won’t regret it!

Instant Pot Pork Carnitas Street Tacos Recipe Ingredients

Ingredients:

2 pounds of boneless pork shoulder, cut into cubes
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons butter
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1 small onion diced
1 can diced green chilies
2 cups beef broth
1 can of dark beer or ale
1 cup of orange juice
1/2 cup lime juice
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 cup or one package of taco seasoning

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Instructions:

Instant Pot Pork Carnitas Street Tacos Recipe Step 1

Step 1: Set Instant Pot to saute function. Add oil and butter and allow to melt. Add garlic and onion. Cook about 2 minutes, or until garlic is fragrant and onions are translucent. Add pork and brown, but do not cook all the way through.

Instant Pot Pork Carnitas Street Tacos Recipe Step 2

Step 2: Add green chilies, beer, beef broth, orange and lime juice.

Instant Pot Pork Carnitas Street Tacos Recipe Step 3

Step 3: Add cinnamon and taco seasoning. Mix everything together. Set Instant pot to high pressure and 35 minutes. Close the lid and make sure venting is turned off. Allow to release pressure naturally for 15 minutes. Release remaining pressure by opening the valve.

Instant Pot Pork Carnitas Street Tacos Recipe Step 4

Step 4: Spoon pork onto a baking sheet and pull apart. Place under broiler until crispy. Reserve about a cup of the broth from the Instant pot and brush over the pork. Serve over corn or flour street size tortillas. Top with your favorite taco toppings and enjoy. I dare you only to eat one!

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Instant Pot Pork Carnitas Street Tacos Recipe

Who says Tuesdays are just for tacos? Not my family! In our house, tacos are welcome any time, especially my Instant Pot Pork Carnitas Street Tacos Recipe!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Pressure release 15 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course dinner
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 12 tacos

Equipment

  • Instant Pot

Ingredients
  

  • 2 pounds of boneless pork shoulder cut into cubes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 small onion diced
  • 1 can diced green chilies
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 1 can of dark beer or ale
  • 1 cup of orange juice
  • 1/2 cup lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup or one package of taco seasoning

Instructions
 

  • Set Instant Pot to sauté function.
  • Add oil and butter and allow to melt. Add garlic and onion. Cook about 2 minutes, or until garlic is fragrant and onions are translucent.
  • Add pork and brown, but do not cook all the way through.
  • Add green chilies and beer.
  • Add beef broth, orange and lime juices.
  • Add cinnamon and taco seasoning.
  • Mix everything together.
  • Set Instant pot to high pressure and 35 minutes. Close lid and make sure venting is turned off. Allow to release pressure naturally for 15 minutes. Release remaining pressure by opening valve.
  • Spoon pork onto a baking sheet and pull apart. Place under broiler until crispy. Reserve about a cup of the broth from the Instant pot and brush over the pork.
  • Serve over corn or flour street size tortillas. Top with your favorite taco toppings and enjoy. I dare you to only eat one!
Keyword dinner, instant pot, instantpot, tacos

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