Instant Pot Roast Pork Loin

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recipe by Heather Schlueter

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based on 5 ratings

To make this dish into an easy but festive weeknight dinner, top the pork with a generous scoop of Apple–Orange Chutney and a sprinkling of fresh pomegranate seeds.

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recipe updated Jul 9, 2020


  • Onion icon
    1 (140g)
  • Granny smith apple icon
    Granny smith apple
  • Ginger icon
    2 tbsp (11g)
  • White onion icon
    White onion
    about ½ unit (70g)
  • Pork loin icon
    Pork loin
  • Black pepper icon
    Black pepper
    1 tsp (2g)
  • Salt icon
    1 tsp (6g)
  • Butter icon
    2 tbsp (28g)
  • Apple juice icon
    Apple juice
    1 cup (240ml)
  • Apple cider vinegar icon
    Apple cider vinegar
    ½ cup (120ml)
  • Pomegranate seeds icon
    Pomegranate seeds
    as needed
  • Orange juice icon
    Orange juice
    1 cup (240ml)
  • Brown sugar icon
    Brown sugar
    about ½ cup (97g)
  • Ground nutmeg icon
    Ground nutmeg
    about ¼ tsp (1g)
  • Apple-orange chutney icon
    Apple-orange chutney
    as needed
  • Red pepper flakes icon
    Red pepper flakes
    about ¼ tsp (0g)
  • Raisins icon
    1 cup (168g)


  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon Instant Pot
  • kCook icon Work surface
  • kCook icon Cutting board
  • kCook icon Inner pot

Step preview

  1. Place pork loin on a clean work surface
  2. Season with black pepper and salt
  3. Pre-heat until hot - Sauté, Normal
  4. Add butter to the inner pot
  5. Transfer pork to inner pot
  6. Cook each side until lightly browned - approx 4 min
  7. Add apple juice to the inner pot
  8. Deglaze with a wooden spoon
  9. Add onion to the inner pot
  10. Cancel - Sauté
  11. Close and lock the lid and turn the steam release handle to Sealing
  12. Pressure cook - Manual, High, 20 min
  13. Natural release - 15 min
  14. Quick release
  15. Transfer pork to cutting board
  16. Let rest - 5 min
  17. Cut into 3/4-inch slices
  18. Rinse and dry the inner pot
  19. Add granny smith apple, apple cider vinegar, ginger, pomegranate seeds, orange juice, brown sugar, ground nutmeg, apple-orange chutney, red pepper flakes, raisins and white onion to the inner pot
  20. Stir until well combined
  21. Close and lock the lid and turn the steam release handle to Sealing
  22. Pressure cook - Manual, High, 10 min
  23. Quick release
  24. Serve the chutney with the sliced pork loin
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