Go Back
Glass plate with small salt potatoes on it with fork. Dish of butter and bowl of boiled potatoes in background

Salt Potatoes In The Instant Pot

Salt potatoes make a wonderful side dish for all kinds of meals, however, the normal way of cooking them is not that fast. I am going to show you how to make salt potatoes in the Instant Pot in much less time!

Course Side Dish
Keyword potato, garden fresh, salt potatoes,
Cook Time 2 minutes
Pressure Time about 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4


  • 1 lb 4 oz Small Bite Size White Potatoes (washed) while white potatoes are normal, any type will work
  • 3/4 Cup Table Salt
  • 3 Cups Water


  1. Place water and salt into the inner pot.

  2. Then add your washed potatoes into the pot.

  3. Place the lid on and twist until locked. Make sure the valve is on sealing.

  4. Push the manual button and add a cook time of 2 minutes.

  5. When it beeps that it has finished, allow it to natural release (NPR) for five minutes and then you can open the valve after that. 

  6. Drain off water and serve.

Recipe Notes

Serve with a small dish of melted butter or ghee.