Instant Pot Hawaiian BBQ Pork Chops
Instant Pot Hawaiian BBQ Pork Chops are topped with pineapple and sweet and tangy sauce. Make this quick and easy dinner in the pressure cooker in about 20 minutes!
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 6 boneless pork loin chops about 1 inch thick
- 1 teaspoon sea salt
- 1 teaspoon ground ginger
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon dried minced onions
- 1 cup pineapple juice from 15-ounce can of pineapple tidbits
- 1/2 cup barbecue sauce
- ¼ cup brown sugar
- 1 cup pineapple tidbits, plus more, if desired
Add olive oil and pork chops to the Instant Pot, and top evenly with sea salt, ginger, garlic powder and minced onions
Pour pineapple juice around the sides and over the pork chops, then add the BBQ sauce and brown sugar. Do not stir.
Cover, and set vent to sealing position, and hit PRESSURE COOK for 8 minutes
After 8 minutes, do a natural release for 5 minutes, then do quick release until pin drops
Remove pork chops to a large platter, cover, and let rest
Hit SAUTE to boil and thicken sauce for about 5 minutes, or add a cornstarch slurry or extra BBQ sauce and boil for even for thicker sauce (optional)
Pour sauce and remaining pineapple over chops, and serve. Garnish with extra uncooked pineapple, if desired
Recipe was made in an 8-quart electric pressure cooker, using thick boneless pork chops and Heinz Hawaii sweet and smoky BBQ sauce
To make pork chops in a 6-quart Instant Pot, reduce pineapple juice to 1/2 cup.
For thinner chops, pressure cook for 5 to 6 minutes.