Instant Pot Four-Way Slow Cooker Shredded Beef

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recipe by Beef It's What's For Dinner

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    1hr 35mins
  • Serves icon
  • Calories icon

Four-Way Slow Cooker Shredded Beef Mexican Shredded Beef Tomato Salsa or Tomatillo Salsa BBQ Shredded Beef Barbeque Sauce any kind will do Asian Shredded Beef Hoisin Sauce or teriyaki sauce Indian Shredded Beef Tikka Masala Sauce Vindaloo Sauce, or your favourite Indian sauce

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recipe updated Mar 19, 2020


  • Onion icon
    1 (140g)
  • Fresh garlic icon
    Fresh garlic
    2 tbsp (17g)
  • Vegetable oil icon
    Vegetable oil
    1 tbsp (15ml)
  • Beef shoulder roast icon
    Beef shoulder roast
    4¾ cups
  • Beef stock icon
    Beef stock
    ½ cup (120ml)
  • Salt & pepper icon
    Salt & pepper
    as needed


  • kCook icon Stove
  • kCook icon Skillet pan
  • kCook icon Instant Pot
  • kCook icon Large cast iron skillet
  • kCook icon Inner pot

Step preview

  1. Add vegetable oil to a clean large cast iron skillet
  2. Heat - medium-high heat
  3. Add beef shoulder roast to the large cast iron skillet
  4. Sauté until lightly browned
  5. Transfer beef to inner pot
  6. Mix onion, beef stock and fresh garlic into the inner pot
  7. Close and lock the lid and turn the steam release handle to Sealing
  8. Pressure cook - Meat, 1 hr 30 min
  9. Cancel - Keep warm
  10. Quick release
  11. Skim fat from cooking liquid, if necessary and reserve 1 cup onion mixture.
  12. Shred beef with 2 forks. Combine shredded beef and reserved onion mixture.
  13. Season with salt & pepper
  14. Heat the sauce of your choice and mix it in to the beef
  15. Serve with garnish/toppings of your choice
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