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Caribbean Jerk Pulled Pork

Caribbean Jerk Pulled Pork

Delicious juicy pulled pork with a Caribbean Jerk kick! This tasty Pressure Cooker Pulled Pork can be made the slow cooker or the Instant Pot! Pressure Cooker Caribbean Jerk Pulled Pork is perfect for a quick and easy refreshing meal.
Course Main Course
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 15 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 351kcal


For Pork:

  • 3 ½ pound boneless pork shoulder
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon chives
  • ½ teaspoon all spice
  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon ground thyme
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • 6 oz pineapple juice
  • ½ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 12 hamburger buns

For salsa:

  • 1 pineapple, cored, peeled and cut into chunks
  • ¼ cup diced red onion
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and diced
  • ¼ cup loosely packed chopped cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil


  • Stir together all dried seasonings and rub into all sides of pork
  • Place in slow cooker and carefully add liquids to bottom (For pressure cooker, place liquids in, add rack, and place pork on rack)
  • Cover and cook on low for 8-10 hours (For pressure cooker set pressure to manual for 50 minutes on high and allow for a natural pressure release)
  • Pork should shred easily with forks.  If not add additional cooking time.
  • Toss together all ingredients for salsa and refrigerate until ready to serve
  • Serve shredded pork on buns with salsa


Recipe Tips:

  • Serving size is one sandwich with bun and topped with salsa
  • Freeze leftovers for quick meals later on
  • Pork should shred easily and to ensure it does check the internal temp (it should be at 205 degrees F)


Calories: 351kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 79mg | Sodium: 388mg | Potassium: 672mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 230IU | Vitamin C: 39.5mg | Calcium: 95mg | Iron: 3mg