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Instant Pot Reuben Sandwiches

Cook Corned Beef in your Instant Pot Pressure Cooker for only a fraction of the time you would cook it in a slow cooker. This corned beef makes the best Reuben Sandwiches!

Course: Main dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Instant Pot, Reuben
Author: Kami | NoBiggie.net
In the Instant Pot:
  • 2.5 - 3 lb. Corned Beef Brisket with the spice packet
  • 2 Cups Water
For the Sandwiches:
  • Rye Bread
  • Thousand Island Dressing
  • Sauerkraut
  • Sliced Swiss Cheese
Cook the corned beef in the Instant Pot:
  1. To cook the corned beef in the instant pot. Start by taking the corned beef brisket out of the packaging, and rinse it in the sink.

  2. Place the beef brisket on the metal rack inside the inner stainless steel cooking pot of the instant pot.
  3. Pour the 2 cups of water over the beef into the pot. Sprinkle the spice packet (that was included in the packaging) over the beef .
  4. Secure the lid onto the instant pot making sure the steam release valve is in the sealing position.
  5. Set the timer to pressure cook for 1 hour and 30 minutes. When the time is up, give it more time to do a natural steam release, about 20 more minutes.
  6. To take it out carefully move the steam release valve to vent and then slowly remove the lid.
  7. Take the beef out and let it rest for a bit so the heat has time to escape and it’s not too hot to touch.
  8. With two forks shred the corned beef and remove and discard any fat.
For the reuben sandwiches:
  1. Spread thousand island dressing on the inside of two pieces of rye bread.
  2. Add slices of Swiss cheese to one side and sauerkraut to the other side.
  3. Place shredded corned beef onto one side and put the two pieces of bread together to make a sandwich.
  4. You can toast it in a panini press or on a hot pan until toasted on both sides and the cheese is melted.
  5. Serve with potato chips and a pickle. Enjoy!