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Pork Ribs Adobo Pressure Cooker Recipe

Easy pork ribs adobo recipe that is ready in less than an hour using a pressure cooker! The pork is meltingly tender and falls off the bones. The sauce is tangy, slightly sweet with an Asian twist. For a pop of color and delicious aroma, bell peppers are added at the end of cooking.

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Yet another adobo recipe but I promise this one will be one of your favorites. It’s super easy to make and is packed with so much flavor!

What you need

Classic adobo ingredients such as soy sauce, vinegar, garlic and peppercorn combined with mirin (Japanese Sweet Wine) are what you need to make the sauce. The mirin adds complexity, flavor and a touch of sweet too.

For a sweet and fruity taste, red bell peppers are added at the end of the cooking. There’s no bay leaf in this adobo.

Why Pressure Cooker Adobo?

Pork Ribs are amazingly flavorful and make the best adobo with lesser fat compared to the ever-popular pork belly. But it’s a tougher cut of meat that takes time to cook.

When cook using a pressure cooker:

  • The meat becomes meltingly tender meat that it falls off the bone
  • The cooking time is shorter
  • Requires less tending

Filipino Pork Ribs Adobo Recipe

Make Pressure Cooker Pork Ribs Adobo in 5 easy steps!

  1. Sear the meat. To seal the juices and make a richer adobo sauce, sear the pork ribs in hot oil in two batches. Cook until no longer pink. It doesn’t have to be charred or brown. Next, add the garlic. Stir until it’s fragrant.
  2. Add the seasonings: Start with soy sauce and vinegar. DO NOT STIR until the vinegar until it starts simmering and becomes fragrant. Pour the rest of the seasonings such as mirin, brown sugar, black pepper, and water.
  3. Pressure cook: Close the lid and position valve to pressure cook. When pressure is reached, lower the heat to maintain pressure. Set timer to 20mins. For an electric pressure cooker, please follow your user manual. You can also refer to this site for detailed instructions.
  4. Release the pressure (Quick release) after 25 minutes. Use cold water release for a stove-top pressure cooker. If using an electric pressure cooker, please follow directions from the user manual.
  5. Reduce the sauce: Set heat to high and let it simmer until sauce has reduced about 10 minutes. Add bell peppers 5 minutes before it finishes cooking. Serve with rice and enjoy!

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Pork Ribs Adobo Pressure Cooker Recipe

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Servings: 4 Servings
Author: Mella

Equipment

  • Pressure Cooker
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Easy pork ribs adobo recipe that is ready in less than an hour using a pressure cooker! The pork is meltingly tender and falls off the bones. The sauce is tangy, slightly sweet with an Asian twist! For a pop of color and delicious aroma, bell peppers are added at the end of cooking.

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Heat oil in the pressure cooker pot. Saute pork ribs in two batches until no longer pink. Return all meat in the pot then add chopped garlic. Saute until garlic turns brown.
  • Add soy sauce and vinegar. Do not stir. Let it simmer until fragrant. Add mirin, brown sugar, black pepper, and water.
  • Close the lid and position valve to pressure cook. When pressure is reached, lower the heat to maintain pressure. Set timer to 25mins. For an electric pressure cooker, please follow your user manual.
  • Release the pressure (quick release). Use cold water release for a stove-top pressure cooker. If using an electric pressure cooker, please follow directions from the user manual.
  • Set heat to high and let it simmer until sauce has reduced to preferred consistency. Taste. Adjust sugar if needed. Add bell peppers, 5 minutes before it finishes cooking. Serve with rice and enjoy!

Recipe Notes and Tips:

  • Adjust pressure cooking time if using larger cuts of pork ribs.
  • Instructions are for a stove-stop pressure cooker. Please refer to your user manual if using an electric pressure cooker.
Course : Main Course
Cuisine : Filipino
Keyword : braised pork ribs, filipino pork ribs, instant pot adobo
Nutrition Facts
Pork Ribs Adobo Pressure Cooker Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 497 Calories from Fat 333
% Daily Value*
Fat 37g57%
Saturated Fat 12g75%
Cholesterol 126mg42%
Sodium 1282mg56%
Potassium 532mg15%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 27g54%
Vitamin A 931IU19%
Vitamin C 39mg47%
Calcium 49mg5%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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