Instant Pot Pork Chops

  • Author: Christine Pittman
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Entrée
  • Method: Instant Pot
  • Cuisine: American


These Instant Pot pork chops are quick and easy to make.  They are simply seasoned with salt and pepper and are super delicious with a sprinkling of parsley or with your favorite sauce.


Units Scale
  • 4 thick pork loin chops, bone-in
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 cup unsalted chicken broth or water
  • Parsley for garnish


  1. Season pork chops with salt and pepper.
  2. Select the Sauté button to heat the Instant Pot. When “Hot” is displayed, add the olive oil.
  3. Add the seasoned pork to the Instant Pot and sear both sides making sure the chops do not overlap, approximately 3 minutes per side. You may need to sear the pork in two separate batches.
  4. Remove the pork from the Instant Pot and set aside on a plate.
  5. Add the broth or water to the Instant Pot, scraping any bits from the bottom with a wooden spoon or rubber spatula.
  6. Place the trivet in the bottom of the Instant Pot and lay pork chops on top of the trivet. They can overlap.
  7. Cover pot, lock on the lid, and set the steam release valve to Sealing.
  8. Select the Meat/Stew or Pressure Cook button and set the cook time to 5 minutes.
  9. When the cooking cycle has finished, allow the pot to sit for 5 minutes, and then do a quick release by moving the valve to Venting.
  10. Garnish with parsley or serve with your favorite sauce.