Instant Pot Carne Asada
Servings: 6 people
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
recipe for Instant Pot Carne Asada


About this Recipe

Happy Taco Tuesday! Just kidding, it’s not Tuesday. That’s ok, because it doesn’t have to be Tuesday to have tacos. I believe that tacos are good for any day or every day. You already know that Instant Pot Carne Asada is the best thing since sliced bread. But have you ever tried a recipe for it? If not, you’re in luck, because we’re about to share a recipe with you. Get your Instant Pot, some ingredients, and watch the magic happen. Check out this terrific recipe for Instant Pot Carne Asada so you can make some yourself.

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✓ 2 1/2 lbs beef bottom round roast sliced into 1/4 inch pieces
✓ 1 cup onion chopped
✓ 1/2 cup medium salsa not pico de gallo
✓ 1/3 cup lime juice
✓ 1/4 cup lemon juice
✓ 1/4 cup orange juice
✓ 1/4 cup soy sauce braggs aminos (gluten free) or coconut aminos (paleo)
✓ 2 tablespoons coconut or olive oil
✓ 1 tablespoon Apple Cider Vinegar or other vinegar
✓ 1 tablespoon chopped garlic
✓ 1/4 – 1 tablespoon sea salt optional, see update note above recipe
✓ 1 tablespoon mild or medium chili powder
✓ 1/2 teaspoon cumin powder
✓ Pinch cayenne pepper powder optional


✓ Turn IP onto saute, add oil
✓ Chop onions and garlic
✓ Once HOT, add onion and saute for min, stirring a few times
✓ Meanwhile mix all other ingredients (aside from the meat) in a bowl, set aside
✓ Add garlic to IP and saute for 2 min, stirring a few times
✓ Turn off IP
✓ Add meat to IP, cover with liquid mixture and stir well
✓ Set for “Meat/Stew” and adjust down to 6-10 minutes
✓ Allow to naturally release pressure, approximately 15-20 minutes
✓ If desired, turn IP back to saute function and allow to reduce liquid to a nice thicker sauce
✓ Serve with fresh veggies in warm corn tortillas or my plantain tortilla shells, see link above!

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