Drop in the seasoned pork and allow to cook until you have a good sear on all sides. Stir continuously.
After searing the meat, put in the chopped carrots, celery and onion. Saute for a few minutes until brightly colored and they are beginning to soften.
Add the potatoes, mushrooms, spices and shake in the gravy mix over the top.
Pour in the chicken stock
Place on the Instant Pot lid, and put the toggle switch into the “sealing” position
Press “manual” button and set it for 20 - 25 minutes.
When cooking time is up, do a quick release until the pin drops and all the pressure is released from inside the pot.
Remove the lid and give it a good stir.
Want it thicker?
If you find the liquid is not thick enough for your liking, simply press the saute button and add a slurry of 1 tablespoon cornstarch and 2 tablespoon water. Mix and pour into the stew - stir to thicken.
Paleo & Keto Option
Leave out potatoes for paleo and keto diets. Other vegetables to add in place of the potatoes are:
Seasoning suggestions to use in place of the gravy packet - use 1, combo or all: