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Instant Pot Bratwurst

Cook Time10 mins
Natural Release10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: best instant pot bratwursts recipe, easy instant pot bratwursts recipe, instant pot bratwursts, pressure cook bratwursts recipe
Servings: 5


  • Pressure Cooker / Instant Pot


  • 5 bratwursts
  • 1 cup water substitute beer, apple juice or chicken broth
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter


  • Set to sauté high. Add butter and wait until it melts.
  • Place brats in the cooker. Brown all side of the brats (about 2-3 minutes per side). Remove the brats. Press cancel.
  • Place the trivet in the cooker.
  • Slowly pour the water in the cooker (exercise caution as the cooker may be hot)
  • Return the brats to the cooker.
  • Place the lid on. Pressure cook on high for 5 minutes with a 10 minutes natural release (exercise caution when releasing pressure from the cooker). Follow the manufacture instructions for releasing the pressure. Remove the lid. 

Serve immediately & Enjoy!