Hand-Selected Recipes and Stories Straight to Your Inbox

green chili
recipe

Instant Pot Pork Green Chili

Serves: 8

Hands On Time: 

Total Time: 

Ingredients

3 pounds pork shoulder, trimmed of excess fat and cut into 1-inch cubes
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 pounds tomatillos, peeled and quartered
3 poblano peppers, seeded and diced
3 jalapeno peppers, seeded and diced
1 yellow onion, diced
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon ground cumin
4 cups chicken broth
1 bunch fresh cilantro, chopped
Tortilla chips, for serving
Shredded Mexican cheese blend, for serving
Diced red onion, for serving
Diced avocado, for serving

Instructions

Turn the Instant Pot to the saute function. While pot is heating, season pork with salt and black pepper. When the bottom of the pot is hot, add the oil and cook the pork shoulder in batches until browned on all sides, 5 to 10 minutes. Remove pork from the pot and transfer to a plate. Repeat with remaining pork until all pork is browned.

Return pork to the pot and add tomatillos, peppers, onion, garlic, cumin and chicken broth. Place the lid on the Instant Pot and change function to manual. Set the timer for 30 minutes and cook until pork is tender. Release the pressure and open the lid. Stir in cilantro and season to taste with salt and pepper.

Serve with tortilla chips, cheese, red onion and avocado.


About the recipe

Where a red chili might have more of a robust, smoky flavor, green chili packs a bright, acidic punch from the tomatillos and is livened up even more by the addition of fresh cilantro. Using an Instant Pot or pressure cooker will cut the cook time significantly, making this a perfect weeknight meal.

We'd love your feedback!

Have you made this recipe? Are there any tips or tricks you think we should add? Click below to take a short survey and share your thoughts.

Next Recipe:
Sheet Pan Low Country Boil

Shop our goods

SK_Icons

Southern Kitchen hand selects top maker and artisan goods for your kitchen and home

SUGGESTED RECIPES