Instant Pot Corned Beef and Cabbage
Learn how to make this Instant Pot Corned Beef and Cabbage recipe that can be ready in half the time of the Stovetop version!
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Easy Corned Beef and Cabbage
If you would like to make a delicious St. Patrick’s Day dinner, but you don’t have all afternoon to let your corned beef cook on the stovetop, the Instant Pot will come to your rescue.
In less than 2 hours, you can have your dinner on the table that’s worthy of feeding Saint Patrick!
Cooking Under Pressure
The nice thing about the Instant Pot is that when you use the pressure cook option, you can create delicious meals in about half the time it would take to cook a meal on your stovetop or in your oven.
Plus, your dish will come out tender and tasty, as you will find to be the case with this Corned Beef and Cabbage meal.
Remember to Cut Against the Grain
And don’t forget, no matter how you cook your Corned Beef, when you go to slice it, be sure to cut “against the grain” to get those beautiful, picture-perfect slices.
If you are confused about this technique, I explain how to do this and demonstrate it in detail in this video.
Happy St. Patrick’s Day!
So even if you’re short on time, thanks to the Instant Pot, you can enjoy a traditional Irish American recipe to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in style.
Don’t miss out, and be sure to treat yourself, your family, and friends to this tasty meal because, as the saying goes…Everyone is a little Irish on St. Patrick’s Day!
More Instant Pot Recipes
Now that you’ve learned how to cook Corned Beef and Cabbage in the Instant Pot, try these other easy recipes, including:
- How to Cook a Whole Chicken in the Instant Pot – the Right Way!
- Instant Pot Beef Bone Broth that Gels Every Time
- How to Make Creamy Mac and Cheese in the Instant Pot
I’ll also show you how to clean your Instant Pot after you’re done making these delicious recipes.
More St. Patrick’s Day Recipes
Here are more recipes you can make for your St. Patrick’s Day dinner or any time you feel like adding a little Irish flavor to your meals.
- Traditional Irish Brown Soda Bread Recipe for St. Patrick’s Day (made in a cast iron pan)
This Irish Apple Cake is easy to make with a one bowl recipe.
If you don’t have an Instant Pot and you’d like to make corned beef and cabbage on the stovetop, I’ll show you how in the following video.
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Instant Pot Corned Beef and Cabbage
- 5 pound Flat cut corned beef brisket
- 2 Bay leaves
- 1 tablespoon Whole black peppercorns
- 2 pounds Carrots, peeled and cut into thirds
- 2 pounds Red skinned baby potatoes If potatoes are large, quarter them
- 1 large Green cabbage, quartered with core intact
- Place your corned beef brisket, fat side up, into the Instant Pot liner. If using the Instant Pot rack, place your corned beef brisket onto the rack and then lower the rack into your Instant Pot liner.
- Sprinkle the seasoning packet (that came with corned beef brisket) on top of the meat.
- Add bay leaves and peppercorns into the Instant Pot liner.
- Fill Instant Pot liner with water to cover the corned beef brisket but do not fill the liner past the 2/3 mark (liner is marked PC Max 2/3). It is okay if the top of the corned beef brisket is not covered with water.
- Put the lid on your Instant Pot, lock the lid into place, turn the vent to "sealing". On the panel of the Instant Pot, press the Instant Pot "Pressure Cook", "Manual" , or "Meat/Stew" button, set the temperature to HIGH, and set the cook time for 90 minutes.
- After 90 minutes, do a "quick" release of the steam pressure. Be careful when doing this as the steam will release quite forcefully. (See the video.)
- Once the pressure has returned to normal, remove the Instant Pot lid. Lift the rack with the cooked corned beef brisket and transfer it to a cutting board to rest. Tent the cooked meat with aluminum foil to keep it warm. (If not using the rack, remove corned beef brisket carefully using two spatulas.)
- Carefully add carrots, potatoes, and cabbage to the Instant Pot liner. Be careful as you do this because the liquid in the Instant Pot will be very hot.
- Once all the vegetables are in the Instant Pot liner, replace the lid on to the Instant Pot and set the vent to "sealing". On the panel of the Instant Pot, press the Instant Pot "Pressure Cook" or "Manual" button, then set the temperature to HIGH, and set the cook time for 5 minutes.
- After 5 minutes, do a "quick" release of the steam pressure. Be careful when doing this as the steam will release quite forcefully. (See the video.)
- Slice the corned beef brisket and transfer the slices to a large serving platter. Remove the carrots, potatoes, and cabbage from the Instant Pot liner, and add your cooked vegetables to the serving platter along with the corned beef brisket. Enjoy!
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Favorite Corned Beef and Cabbage Making Supplies
- 8-Quart Duo Plus 9-in-1 Instant Pot
- 6-Quart Duo Plus 9-in-1 Instant Pot
- Stainless Steel Strainer
- Bamboo Cutting Board
- Large White Serving Platter
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- Favorite Aprons
- Silica Gel Packets (Helps keep moisture from building up in your mix)
- Cast Iron Dutch Oven
- 8-Quart Slow-Cooker
- Fat Separator (Clever kitchen device to help you decant bone broth)
- Flour Sack Towels
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