Instant Pot Salsa Pork Chops

Instant Pot Salsa Pork Chops

shared by Jennifer in InstaPot, Mexican, Pork

Instant Pot Salsa Pork Chops

shared by Jennifer


  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Difficulty: Novice
  • Serves: 6 people


  • 6 bone-in center cut pork chops, about 1/2 inch thick
  • kosher salt and black pepper to taste
  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 - 24 oz jar chunky salsa


  1. Season pork chops with salt and pepper on both sides.
  2. Add olive oil to Instant Pot and turn on sauté setting. When oil is hot, brown pork chops 1 or 2 at a time.
  3. Cook each pork chop for about 1-2 minutes per side. Work in batches until all pork chops are browned.
  4. Add half of the pork chops back to the pot. Top with half the jar of salsa. Add remaining pork chops and top with remaining salsa.
  5. Place on lid and set valve to sealing. Cook on high pressure for 2 minutes.
  6. Allow pot to depressurize naturally (this will take about 10 minutes). Check for doneness with a meat thermometer. Pork should register at least 145°F.
  7. Transfer pork chops to a platter and use slotted spoon to scoop out salsa and serve over the top of the pork chops.

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