Pressure Cooker Barbeque Pork


Cook pork butt quickly in a pressure cooker. The tasty barbeque pork is perfect for sandwiches or eaten alone!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 10 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 25 mins


  • 1 (8 pound) pork butt roast

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 6 cups water, or as needed to cover

  • 2 (12 ounce) bottles barbeque sauce


  1. Season pork butt with garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Place into a 4- to 6-quart pressure cooker. Fill with enough water to cover. Close the lid and bring up to 15 pounds of pressure, 10 to 15 minutes. Cook for 1 hour.

  2. Release the pressure and drain off juices, reserving about 2 cups. Shred the pork and mix with barbeque sauce, adding reserved liquid if needed to reach your desired consistency.

Editor's Note:

Nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of barbeque sauce. The actual amount consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

353 Calories
21g Fat
15g Carbs
23g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 353
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 21g 27%
Saturated Fat 8g 39%
Cholesterol 89mg 30%
Sodium 538mg 23%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 6%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 11g
Protein 23g
Vitamin C 1mg 4%
Calcium 29mg 2%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 416mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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