Instant Pot Pork Tenderloin | Cleveland Southside Moms


1 lb. pork tenderloin

Kosher salt

Freshly ground black pepper

1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
2 tsp. chili powder
1/2 tsp. ground cumin
1/4 tsp. garlic powder


  1. Season pork with salt and pepper.
  2. Turn Instant Pot to sauté setting and heat oil. When oil is shimmering, add pork.
  3. Sear until golden all over, about 6 minutes.
  4. Remove pork to a plate. Season all over with chili powder, cumin, and garlic powder.
  5. Turn off sauté setting. Place trivet in Instant Pot, add 1 cup of water, and arrange pork on trivet. Lock lid and set to Pressure Cook on high for 5 minutes. 
  6. Allow pressure to naturally release for 1 minute, then quick-release remaining pressure.
  7. Let meat rest for 5 minutes before slicing against the grain.



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