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Instant Pot Pork Chops Recipe: Juicy & Flavorful Instant Pot Pork Chops Recipe: Juicy & Flavorful

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Instant Pot Pork Chops Recipe: Juicy & Flavorful

Written by: Lucas Johnson

These Instant Pot pork chops are my go-to for a quick, savory dinner. Seasoned, seared, and pressure-cooked to perfection, they're a mouthwatering delight that never fails to impress!

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Ever been curious about crafting mouthwatering pork chops in an Instant Pot? I'm sharing my secret recipe today, an easy and delicious meal that I love making. With a mix of familiar spices and the magic of pressure cooking, these pork chops turn out juicy and full of flavor every single time. Trust me, it's a game-changer! The best part? It's a breeze to make. Let's get cooking!

Ingredients for Delicious Instant Pot Pork Chops

  • Boneless pork chops: Tender cuts of meat that cook quickly and absorb flavors well, perfect for this fast-cooking recipe.
  • Garlic powder: Adds a savory depth of flavor to the pork chops without the need for fresh garlic cloves.
  • Paprika: Provides a subtle smokiness and a beautiful color to the dish, enhancing the overall taste and presentation.
  • Olive oil: Used for searing the pork chops and adding a touch of richness to the dish without overpowering the flavors.
  • Chicken broth: Infuses the pork chops with moisture and a savory taste, creating a delicious sauce in the instant pot.

Essential Tools for Making Pork Chops in the Instant Pot

  • Instant Pot: Speeds up cooking time and ensures pork chops are tender and flavorful.
  • Tongs: Helps to flip and handle the pork chops easily while searing and removing them from the Instant Pot.
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Instant Pot Pork Chops Recipe: Juicy & Flavorful

This Instant Pot Pork Chops recipe is quick, easy, and results in juicy, flavorful pork chops that are perfect for a weeknight dinner.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings
Calories 250 kcal

Equipment

  • Instant Pot
  • Tongs
  • Measuring Spoons

Ingredients
  

Main Ingredients

  • 4 boneless pork chops
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup chicken broth

Instructions
 

  • Season pork chops with salt, pepper, garlic powder, and paprika.
  • Turn on the Instant Pot to sauté mode and heat olive oil.
  • Sear pork chops for 2-3 minutes on each side.
  • Add chicken broth to the pot.
  • Close the lid, set to high pressure for 5 minutes.
  • Quick release the pressure and remove pork chops.
  • Serve and enjoy!

Notes

For extra flavor, you can marinate the pork chops for a few hours before cooking.

Nutrition

Calories: 250kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 30gFat: 13gSaturated Fat: 3.5gCholesterol: 90mgSodium: 600mgPotassium: 400mgVitamin A: 50IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 20mgIron: 1.5mg
Keyword Instant Pot, Pork Chops, Quick Dinner
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Prep and Storage Tips for Instant Pot Pork Chops

Make Ahead Instructions

  • Season the pork chops as directed in the recipe.
  • Place seasoned pork chops in an airtight container or resealable bag.
  • Store in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours before cooking.

Freezing Instructions

  • Season the pork chops as directed in the recipe.
  • Place seasoned pork chops in a freezer-safe container or bag.
  • Freeze for up to 3 months.
  • Thaw in the refrigerator before cooking.

Pork chops can be cooked from frozen in the Instant Pot, just add a few extra minutes to the cooking time.

Common Questions About Making Pork Chops in the Instant Pot

FAQ:
Can I use bone-in pork chops for this recipe?
Yes, you can use bone-in pork chops, but you may need to adjust the cooking time slightly.
How can I make the pork chops more flavorful?
You can add additional herbs or spices like rosemary, thyme, or cayenne pepper to enhance the flavor.
Can I substitute chicken broth with beef broth?
Yes, you can substitute chicken broth with beef broth if you prefer the flavor of beef.
Do I need to marinate the pork chops before cooking?
No, you don't need to marinate the pork chops for this recipe. Seasoning them before cooking is enough to add flavor.
Can I double the recipe in the Instant Pot?
It's best not to double the recipe in the Instant Pot to ensure proper cooking and pressure build-up.

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