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Instant Pot Brisket
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You don't have to miss out on delicious, melt-in-your-mouth brisket just because you don't have a smoker. Making the tasty meat in an Instant Pot cuts down on the cooking time and seals in all the delicious flavors.


    • One 2-pound beef brisket
    • 1 cup barbecue rub
    • 1 teaspoon liquid smoke
    • 2 cups barbecue sauce, divided


1. Apply dry rub on both sides of brisket and refrigerate at least 2 hours, or over night.

2. Place the rubbed brisket in an Instant Pot. Add the liquid smoke and 1 cup of the barbecue sauce.

3. Pressure cook on high for 75 minutes, and natural release for 15 minutes; then remove lid carefully.

4. Remove the brisket to a chopping board.

5. Add the remaining barbecue sauce to the Instant Pot. Bring to a simmer by hitting the cancel button, then the sauce button. Let cook for 8-15 minutes, stirring occasionally.

6. Generously apply the simmered barbecue sauce to the brisket. Cut against the grain and serve.