Get ready for the most tender and delicious PORK SIRLOIN TIP ROAST for Instant Pot or Pressure Cooker.

Below we give you the full recipe plus some tips to have in mind depending on what type of cooker you are using.

We also give you tips on how to cook the Pork and more!


What is a Pork Sirloin Tip?

Back in 2011 the USDA started to change the name of the pork cuts, and in 2013 they came up with the famous pork loin and pork chops terms that we all now use daily.

But all these changes are implemented mainly in restaurants or big chains but they are not the same names for them when you try to buy them in grocery stores or supermarkets, then its when it can get confusing.

The Sirloin Tip Roasts comes from the top-back of the pig, next to the sirloin but before the ham. It’s a very delicate and lean cut of meat, so when you are cooking it you need to be careful so you dont overcook it.

ANother great advantage of this Cut is that not only is tender and has the right amount of fat to be delocuis, but it also pretty affordable compared with other cut of meats.

If you have a Costco close to your house you probably are familiar with the pork roasts that they sell in a bundle of four, and each roast is about 2 to 3 pounds. So you will be getting each pound to around 1.50 to 2 dollars.

Have in mind in case that you go for these Costco bundles, that hey inject into the sirloin with pork broth and salt, so you need to be carefull to use half of the salt as you will use in the recipe.

Making Pork Sirloin Tip Roast on an Instant Pot

The Instant Pot its one of thosee cooker that any kitchen needs, they make it all better.

When you cook with an Instant Pot you will get faster meals, up to 70% faster than a regular pressure cooker, the taste is just as good and they can also function as other appliances.

Yes, you read that right!, you can use these Electric Pressure Cookers as Multifunctional Cookers, so depending on the model you will have different functionalities or programs, such as rice, slow cooking, yourght maker, Saute, sterilizer, steamer and much more!

In case you will like to know more about the different models and functions you can check our full review of the Instant Pot models, where you will find info about each model and comparison charts to understand which one is the best for your household.

How Long Should I Cook a Pork Sirloin Tip Roast on an Instant Pot?

So depending on the size of your roast cut the time its not going to be the same

So for those that have a 3 pounds Sirloin Tip Roast you can follow the recipe but in case that you don’t, you will need to add or reduce the cooking time as follows:

  • 4 pounds = 31 mins.
  • 3 pounds = 25 mins.
  • 2 pounds = 19 minutes.

You can always calculate about 6 minutes per pound of Sirloin Tip Roast and you are going to be good as well

Nonetheless, if your roast is round and thick you’ll want to lower the time frame more than if you have a cut of meat that is much more oblong and flat.

If you are still not sure about the time in you can always set the pressure cooker for only a few minutes and check from time to time using an instant-read thermometer. The pork needs to reach the 145 ° F and after that allowed to rest for 3 mins.

If your roast needs more time, secure the lid and just set the timer for some extra minutes, and not worry about losing the pressure-time because once the poor is hot it will take not much time to reach High Pressure.

Instant Pot Pork Sirloin Tip Roast Recipe

Course: Main Course Cuisine: American Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 25 minutes Aditional Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 45 minutes Servings: 8 Calories: 267kcal


  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 3-pound pork sirloin tip roast
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1/2 cup apple juice


  1. Mix together the spices in a tiny bowl and after rub it all over the Pork roast so you give it a nice and tasty flavor.
  2. Now add oil inside the Pot and select the Browning mode. When the oil starts to sizzle, brown the roast on both sides.
  3. Include the water as well as the apple juice into the Instant Pot.
  4. Lock the lid in place. Select High Pressure and set the timer to 25 min cooking time.
  5. Once the cooking time is over, turn off the pressure cooker and allow the pressure to release naturally for 5 mins, then completed with a quick release. When you hear that the valve drops carefully remove the lid.
  6. Check the pork with an instant-read thermostat– it must be above 145 ° F. Take the pork out of the Instant Pot and let it rest for about 3 mins. Then you are ready for cutting and serve.

Notes: Pork sirloin tip roast is a tasty cut of meat, as well as it makes an excellent base to serve with numerous kinds of sides.

You can try to serve this pork roast sliced with Saffron Almond Rice Pilaf. It also tastes great with Mexican Avocado Rice.