Frozen Pork Chops in the Instant Pot®


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1yellow onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon garlic base (such as Better Than Bouillon® Roasted Garlic Base)
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 teaspoons all-purpose seasoning (such as Savory Spice® Wash Park Seasoning)
  • 1 ½ teaspoons shallot salt (such as Savory Spice® Supreme Shallot Salt)
  • 1 ¼ pounds bone-in, thick-cut, frozen pork chops
  • 6 ounces portobello mushrooms, quartered
  • ¼ cup whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon browning sauce(Optional)
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    Turn on a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot®) and select Saute function. Add butter once the pot is hot. Add onion and stir frequently until soft and fragrant, about 5 minutes. Add garlic base and pour in water. Stir to combine.


  • Step 2

    Mix all-purpose seasoning and shallot salt together in a bowl and sprinkle on both sides of the pork chops. Nestle pork chops on top of the onion. Hit Cancel. Seal and lock the lid into place.

  • Step 3

    Select high pressure according to manufacturer’s instructions; set timer for 13 minutes. Allow 10 to 15 minutes for pressure to build.

  • Step 4

    Release pressure using the natural-release method according to manufacturer’s instructions for 12 minutes. Release remaining pressure carefully using the quick-release method according to manufacturer’s instructions, about 5 minutes. Unlock and remove the lid.

  • Step 5

    Remove pork chops to a plate. Hit Cancel and switch to Saute function. Add mushrooms and stir.

  • Step 6

    Whisk whipping cream, flour, and browning sauce together in a measuring cup. Add mixture to the Instant Pot®. Allow to thicken slightly, about 3 minutes. Ladle mushroom gravy on top of pork chops. Serve immediately.

  • Cook's Note:

    If you don’t have the seasonings mentioned you can substitute garlic salt, and a pepper, garlic, onion based seasoning blend; however, please keep in mind yours will not taste the same.

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