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Pressure Cooker Corned Beef

Three ingredient Pressure Cooker Corned Beef is moist, tender corned beef that turns out perfectly every time. Whether you use the Instant Pot or another brand of a pressure cooker, you can't fail with this recipe.
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Course: Meat
Cuisine: American and Irish
Keyword: brisket, St. Paddy's day, st. patty's day food
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 32 minutes
Servings: 10 slices
Author: Laura Franco


  • 3 1/2 lbs. corned beef brisket
  • seasoning packet that comes with the brisket
  • 1 12 ounce bottle dark beer


  • Add beer to the inner pot of the pressure cooker.
  • Place a wire rack into the pressure cooker pot.
  • Place corned beef on top of a wire rack.
  • Sprinkle the meet with 1/2 of the seasoning or seasoning packet.
  • Pour the remaining seasonings into the beer liquid.
  • Cook on meat setting for 90 minutes.
  • Self release steam.
  • Remove the corned beef to a cutting board.
  • Slice off any excess fat on top.
  • Slice and serve.


  • Do not remove any visible fat before cooking the corned beef. You want the juices from the fat to help flavor the meat.
  • Cook the corned beef fat-side up so the juice cook into the brisket.
  • Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.
  • Freeze leftovers for 3 months in a zip-top bag.