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Instant Pot Baked Potato on a white plate
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Instant Pot Baked Potatoes

These Instant Pot Baked Potatoes can be make in just 1/3 of the time for a quick and healthy dinner. Find out how I get the skin to cook up crispy.
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Time to Pressure10 mins
Total Time22 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: how to get a crispy skin on a baked potato, How to make baked potatoes in an instant pot
Servings: 6
Calories: 172kcal
Author: Don't Mess With Mama


  • 1 cup water
  • 3 lbs medium potatoes all about the same size



  • Place the steam rack in the inner stainless steel pot. Add water, and place potatoes on top of the steam rack.
  • Close lid and turn the steam vent to "sealed". Set to Manual at High Pressure for 10 minutes. Remember it takes an additional 10-12 minutes for the Intstant Pot to come to pressure.
  • When the Instant Pot beeps when it's done, turn the steam vent to do a Quick Release of the pressure. Carefully remove the potatoes. 
  • You can serve potatoes as is. Or if you want the potatoes to have a crispy skin, brush them with olive or avocado oil and broil in the oven for 3-5 minutes. 


Serving: 8oz | Calories: 172kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 4g | Sodium: 24mg | Potassium: 936mg | Fiber: 5g | Vitamin C: 25.8mg | Calcium: 68mg | Iron: 7.3mg