Perfect Instant Pot Baked Potatoes

Fluffy Instant Pot Baked Potatoes

Make light and fluffy Instant Pot Baked Potatoes in a fraction of the time it takes in the oven with this simple, no-fail recipe!




  1. Scrub potatoes under warm water until clean. Pierce each potato several times with a fork or knife.
  2. Place cold water in inner liner of instant pot, then place trivet inside pot. Line potatoes in the pressure cooker, making sure they don’t touch the water.
  3. Place lid on pressure cooker and make sure vent is in sealed position.
  4. Cook on HIGH pressure for 13 minutes, followed by 10 minutes of Natural Pressure Release. Release remaining pressure and use caution when removing potatoes as they will be very hot.
  5. Cut open and enjoy with favorite toppings such as: butter, chives, sour cream, cheese, etc.


*If using larger baking potatoes, increase cook time by 2 minutes.

You can cook anywhere from 4 to 10 potatoes at a time, using the same amount of liquid and cook time (as long as they fit in your pressure cooker).

Time to come to Pressure: 8 minutes
Time to cook: 13 minutes
Pressure release: 10 minutes

Keywords: Baked Potato, Instant Pot, Fluffy, Side Dish