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Pressure Cooker Beef Brisket Recipe

Learn how to make easy pressure cooker beef brisket at home. Perfect Chipotle beef brisket with chopped cilantro is what you need for holiday dinner!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 40 mins
Total Time 1 hr 50 mins
Course Main Course
Servings 4 persons


  • Pressure Cooker


  • 3 tbsp bacon fat
  • 2 pound beef brisket
  • 2 tsp fine sea salt
  • 2 tbsp chipotle powder
  • 1 cup water
  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro for the garnish


  • Slice the brisket into four pieces.
  • Prepare the Instant Pot using the saute function.
  • Coat the brisket with the chipotle powder. Cook the meat in two batches.
  • Add the fat to the pot and sear 2-3 minutes on both sides. Once all of the beef is cooked, just add it back into the pot with the water.
  • Secure the lid and use the meat/stew function. Cook 1 hr. 40 min.
  • When the timer buzzes, just quick release the built-up pressure. Slice after a few minutes, and garnish with the cilantro and a sprinkle of sea salt.