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Instant Pot Beer Braised Corned Beef & Cabbage with Potatoes

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St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner, and the traditional dish to serve up is corned beef. I created this Instant Pot Beer Braised Corned Beef & Cabbage with potatoes. This is a perfect dish to serve up this St. Patty’s Day to get your home in the spirit of the holiday or any time of year. Make some homemade dinner rolls to soak up the juice and you have a whole meal. 

Instant Pot Beer Braised Corned Beef and Cabbage with Potatoes

The beer will really add a ton of flavor to your corned beef, giving it that dark and rich flavor. If you use just water, it won’t be as flavorful in the end. The Instant Pot really helps give the corned beef a nice tender and juicy texture so each bite will just pull apart and melt in your mouth. I am not the hugest fan of corned beef and cabbage, but those who did eat this gave rave reviews. Plus this dish offers a stunning presentation to wow your family and friends. The instant pot helps cook this traditional dish a lot quicker and really marries the flavors giving you a dish cooked perfectly. 

 

Instant Pot Beer Braised Corned Beef and Cabbage with Potatoes

Adapting the Instant Pot Beer Braised Corned Beef & Cabbage with potatoes to the instant pot

 If you are like many the Instant Pot is your go-to method for cooking. I use my instant pot many times during the week, and if a recipe doesn’t show the steps for an instant pot, I adapt it. I have found that it really infuses the flavors of the pickling spices and beer, and it comes out succulent and rich bold flavors. 

I have many recipes using Beer or Wine like Instant Pot Beer Can Chicken, Olive Garden Shrimp Scampi, The Ultimate Instant Pot Pot Roast

Instant Pot Beer Braised Corned Beef and Cabbage with Potatoes

 

Fun Facts About St. Patrick’s Day 

  • Since this is a traditional dish served for St. Patrick’s Day in Ireland, I thought it would be fun to add in some fun facts about the green-loving holiday! 
  • Saint Patrick was a saint of the Catholic Church, and the day of his death was March 17, 461 AD. That is why St. Patrick’s Day is still celebrated today, as the day he passed and entered heaven. 
  • There are around 34 million Irish people living in the US, that is more than the number of Irish people who live in Ireland. 
  • Experts say it is hard to find a 4-leaf-clover and they say 1 in 10,000 is the close estimate. 
  • Originally blue was the color associated with Saint Patrick not green.

Instant Pot Beer Braised Corned Beef and Cabbage with Potatoes

The beer will really add a ton of flavor to your corned beef, giving it that dark and rich flavor. If you use just water, it won't be as flavorful in the end. The Instant Pot really helps give the corned beef a nice tender and juicy texture so each bite will just pull apart and melt in your mouth. I am not the hugest fan of corned beef and cabbage, but those who did eat this gave rave reviews. Plus this dish offers a stunning presentation to wow your family and friends. The instant pot helps cook this traditional dish a lot quicker and really marries the flavors giving you a dish cooked perfectly.

Instant Pot Beer Braised Corned Beef and Cabbage with Potatoes

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 33 minutes

The Instant Pot really helps give the corned beef a nice tender and juicy texture so each bite will just pull apart and melt in your mouth.

Ingredients

  • 1 Onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 3 pounds Corned Beef Brisket
  • 2 pounds potatoes
  • 1 cup carrots
  • 1 Cabbage
  • 16 oz Beer

Instructions

  1. Place sliced onion in instant pot
  2. Place brisket on top of the onions 
  3. Spread the seasoning packet over the top of your brisket
  4. Pour Beer into the instant pot
  5. Cook on Manual High Pressure for 90 minutes
  6. Do a Quick Release
  7. Remove Brisket and set aside
  8. Add Potatoes, Cabbage (cut up in large chunks), and carrots. Add right to the Juices from the Brisket. 
  9. Place Pot back on Manual High Pressure for 9 minutes
  10. Do a Quick Release 
  11. Remove Veggies and Serve with the corned Beef

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 10 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 512Total Fat: 25gSaturated Fat: 10gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 12gCholesterol: 144mgSodium: 87mgCarbohydrates: 24gFiber: 3gSugar: 2gProtein: 42g

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Rachael Calderon

Sunday 15th of March 2020

Hi there, Is the 90 minutes for a brisket that is frozen or thawed? Can’t wait to try this! Thanks!

Maggie

Wednesday 7th of November 2018

Tried it with beer for the 1st time. It was so good!!! Thank you!

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