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Instant Pot® Corned Beef

Rated as 4.7 out of 5 Stars
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"Corned beef used to be a weekend only treat for me due to how long it took to cook, until I discovered the Instant Pot®. Save yourself time and hassle by letting your Instant Pot® do all of the work for you, and in a fraction of the time. You can have it and all of the fixings on your table in 2 hours. If you decide to fix cabbage, be sure to keep it in large wedges so that it does not overcook."
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Ingredients

2 h 5 m servings 417
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Combine water, beer, and garlic in a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot(R)). Place trivet inside. Place brisket on the trivet and sprinkle spice packet on top. Close and lock the lid. Select high pressure according to manufacturer's instructions; set timer for 90 minutes. Allow 10 to 15 minutes for pressure to build.
  2. Release pressure carefully using the quick-release method according to manufacturer's instructions, about 5 minutes. Unlock and remove the lid. Transfer brisket to a baking sheet, cover with aluminum foil, and let rest for 15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 417 calories; 28.3 4.9 27.7 146 1697 Full nutrition

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If you'd like to do a complete Irish feast, remove the trivet while your brisket is resting and place baby carrots, quartered red potatoes, and cabbage wedges in the bottom of the Instant Pot. S...

Most helpful critical review

I followed this recipe exactly and the corned beef turned out so dry it was inedible. Never again!

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If you'd like to do a complete Irish feast, remove the trivet while your brisket is resting and place baby carrots, quartered red potatoes, and cabbage wedges in the bottom of the Instant Pot. S...

Fantastic! I had previously tried making a corned beef in my Instant Pot with terrible results - tough and dry and a trip to the trash. I decided to try again using this recipe and it was PERFEC...

This is probably the best corned beef I’ve ever had. I used hard cider instead of beer (it’s what I had, and I don’t like beer anyway) and it was absolutely delicious. So tender and flavorful! A...

I added a sliced onion and used Guinness in the Cuckoo Pressure Cooker that I recently purchased. I only had a 3 qt Instant Pot that I didn't think was large enough. Anyway, the corned beef was ...

Hands down the easiest I've made. I made it exactly to the recipe with a Guinness and didn't find anything out of balance. I rinsed the meat before placing on the trivet just to get the salt sol...

This is one of the best meals I’ve ever made in my Instant Pot. I added a sliced onion to the broth, but other than that I made it as specified. Mine turned out like deli corned beef with a su...

Made this today, only thing added was I trimmed most of the fat cap off, fat side down, light coating of mustard to hold spice packet contents in place and a light dusting of brown sugar. For b...

I followed Soup Loving Nicole’s suggestion and the meal turned out terrific. I used Guinness for the beer. Recommend allowing a bit more time for the prep and cooker preheat but otherwise delici...

Made this last night for dinner. I am so pleased with the results. It came out perfectly. I followed the directions exactly as they were written. It’s great to have a corned beef recipe that...