Low-Carb, Keto Instant Pot Carnitas

Instant Pot Carnitas


One, 3-pound organic boneless pork shoulder, cut into cubes

1 teaspoon of sea salt

1 teaspoon black pepper

1 tablespoon avocado oil

12 cups chicken bone broth

1 scoop Perfect Keto Unflavored Collagen

Juice of two limes

Juice of ½ small orange (optional*)

12 teaspoons smoked paprika

12 teaspoons ground cumin

4 garlic cloves, minced


  1. Lightly season the cubed pork shoulder with salt and pepper.
  2. Set Instant Pot to saute, add avocado oil, and sear the meat until browned.
  3. Turn Instant Pot off, add the remaining ingredients, stirring to combine.
  4. Add the lid and lock it, turn the pressure release to seal, and press the meat button, making sure the time is set to 30 minutes. 
  5. Allow pressure to naturally release for 10 minutes, before switching the valve from “seal” to “release.”
  6. Use two forks to shred the meat.
  7. Add to romaine boats or a bed of greens, top with cilantro, avocado, keto-friendly salsa, and hot sauce.