Instant Pot Cafe Rio Sweet Pork Recipe

Cafe Rio Sweet Pork

Delicious sweet pulled pork perfect for your favorite Mexican food dish. 
Course Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword cafe rio sweet pork, sweet pork
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours 40 minutes
Total Time 6 hours 50 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 242kcal
Author Leigh Anne Wilkes


  • 3 lbs. boneless pork carnitas, shoulder etc
  • 12 oz Coke 1 can
  • 1/4 c brown sugar
  • 10 oz. enchilada sauce can
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 4 oz diced greenchileis small can
  • 3/4 C brown sugar


  • Marinade pork for at least 2 hours or overnight in can of coke and 1/4 C brown sugar.
  • Pour pork and liquid into crock pot and cook on low for 8 hours or high for 4 hours.
  • Remove meat and shred. Discard liquid
  • Put meat back in crock pot and add enchilada sauce, garlic, green chilies and brown sugar.
  • Cook for 30-60 more minutes. If there is excess liquid drain some off.



Calories: 242kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 71mg | Sodium: 298mg | Potassium: 448mg | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 160IU | Vitamin C: 1.7mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 0.9mg