You may wonder how to pressure cook corned beef in an Instant Pot. I think by pressure cooking a corned beef you can prepare a very tender corned beef quickly and easily.
Every year for St. Patricks Day, I make a corned beef. Later this corned beef turns into salade olivier. There are many ways to prepare a corned beef. I know there are many ways to prepare corned beef, in fact, there are 13 ways to prepare corned beef. I recently tried to pressure cook corned beef in an Instant Pot, I have to tell you it was very tender and completely delicious.
Corned beef can be difficult to prepare, brisket, which corned beef is made from what is naturally a tough piece of meat, so it is important to cook it low and slow. If you pressure cook corned beef, it breaks down the connective tissue which makes the beef tough.
What I really like about cooking the beef in the Instant Pot, it is very easy to do, and the results are a very tender corned beef. You can cook it in a beef broth, water or you can cook it with a can of beer, your choice. I have done each way, and I have liked all of those ways.
With this brisket, you could also serve up a simple horseradish cream sauce. It goes well with the corned beef.
If you have any corned beef brisket the next day, be sure to try one of these corned beef breakfast sammies the next day!
If you have not tried the Instant Pot, I highly recommend them. They can saute, steam, make porridge, yogurt, pressure cook, and slow cook. I have made all sorts of recipes with my Instant Pot like macaroni and cheese, beef stew, and pulled pork.
Looking for more great Instant Pot recipes? Be sure to check these out!
How to Pressure Cook Corned Beef in an Instant Pot
- 5 pounds corned beef
- 1 3/4 cup water beef broth or flat beer can be used
- 1 cup sour cream
- 1 tablespoon horseradish
- Place corned beef into instant pot, add seasoning packet, and liquid. Close the lid and set on the meat setting for 90 minutes. When the active time has finished, allow the pot to do a natural release. If desired make the horseradish cream sauce by combining the 1 cup sour cream and 1 tablespoon of horseradish by stirring together.