Creamy and tender cooked salt potatoes in a serving bowl.

Instant Pot Salt Potatoes


Instant Pot Salt Potatoes

Fluffy Creamy Instant Pot Salt Potatoes are a delicious way to enjoy young baby potatoes. This Salt Potatoes recipe is a regional recipe from Syracuse New York.



  • 3 lbs new baby potatoes
  • 6 cups warm water
  • 1 cup coarse sea salt


How To Make Instant Pot Salt Potatoes

  1. Rinse and scrub the new young potatoes.
  2. Pour the warm water into the Instant Pot.
  3. Add the 1 cup of coarse sea salt to the Instant Pot. Whisk or stir until the salt begins to dissolve.
  4. Add the new potatoes to the Instant Pot and stir the potatoes to coat with the salt water.
  5. Place the lid on the Instant Pot and make sure it is locked into place.
  6. Set the valve to the sealing position.
  7. Push the manual button and set the Instant Pot pressure cooking time to 2 minutes.
  8. Once the Instant Pot beeps to let you know it has finished pressure cooking the salt potatoes allow the steam to naturally release for 15 minutes.
  9. After 15 minutes carefully push the Instant Pot valve to the releasing position. Allow the steam to release from the Instant Pot.
  10. Carefully open the lid of the Instant Pot.
  11. Using a slotted spoon remove the salted potatoes from the Instant pot and put them in a colander to drain.
  12. Serve with butter.
  13. Makes 3 lbs of salt potatoes. Or 6 to 8 servings.

  • Category: Instant Pot Recipes
  • Method: Instant Pot
  • Cuisine: Irish-American


  • Calories: 117

Keywords: Salt Potatoes recipe, Instant Pot Salt Potatoes, Salt Brined Potatoes, Syracuse recipe

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