40 Instant Pot Breakfast Recipes

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Looking for Instant Pot Breakfast Recipes? These tasty breakfast ideas will get you excited about what to make for breakfast in Instant Pot!

Instant Pot Breakfast

These easy Instant Pot breakfast recipes include traditional favorite breakfast, Asian breakfast or brunch, and some creative tasty ideas.

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1. Instant Pot No Knead Bread #15

Oh yasss! You can make Artisan No-Knead Bread in Instant Pot for breakfast!

For weeks, we did 15 experiments in our Test Kitchen to give birth to Cheesecake #17’s little sister: No Knead Bread #15.

4 simple ingredients + minimal hands-on time = tasty crusty artisan bread.

steamed buns

2. Instant Pot Steamed Buns (Baozi)

Add these Homemade Chinese Steamed Buns to your Best Instant Pot Breakfast recipes!

We included both pork filling and beef filling in the recipe. But you can also use Char Siu (Chinese BBQ Pork) filling to make some Char Siu Bao.

You can make ahead, freeze, then reheat them when you’re ready to eat.

instant pot hard boiled eggs

3. Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs

We conducted many eggsperiments to craft 2 easy ways to make perfect hard boiled eggs in Instant Pot.

You can choose between the High Pressure method or Low Pressure method.

Love how easy it is to make these perfect Instant Pot Breakfast Eggs. Plus, they’re so easy to peel!

chicken congee

4. Instant Pot Chicken Congee

Chicken congee (jook or rice porridge) is the ultimate soul-soothing comfort food. It’s an easy-to-make, heartwarming, healthy breakfast.

A warm bowl of congee lifts you up during cold weather or when you’re feeling unwell.

Plain Congee: Instant Pot Congee (Plain)

Instant Pot Breakfast Recipes: Egg Bites

5. Instant Pot Egg Bites

We crafted these easy Instant Pot Breakfast Egg Bites inspired by Starbucks sous vide egg bites.

These Cheesy Creamy Umami Bombs are easy to make, convenient, high protein breakfast.


Shumai Pork Dumplings

6. Instant Pot Shumai

Shumai (Siu Mai 燒賣) Pork Dumplings is one of the most popular dim sums!

Many people enjoy these tasty dumplings for breakfast, brunch, lunch, or afternoon snacks.

It’s easy to make ahead, freeze, then steam when ready to enjoy.

roasted potatoes

7. Instant Pot Roasted Potatoes

You can make these Crisp ‘n Creamy potatoes in under 30 minutes!

Serve these fluffy potatoes with a slight-crisp skin as your Instant Pot breakfast potatoes.

instant pot steel cut oats

8. Instant Pot Steel Cut Oats

We conducted 6+ tests to find the best way to make perfect creamy steel cut oats in Instant Pot!

It’s quick and easy to make this healthy Instant Pot breakfast. You don’t have to stand by the stove and babysit the pot. 

You can make ahead or make it the night before, so it’s hot and ready when you wake up.

Savory Egg Custard

9. Instant Pot Steamed Eggs

If you haven’t tried this Chinese Savory Egg Custard (蒸水蛋), you’re missing out!

You’ll love how these silky smooth eggs literally melt in your mouth.

Instant Pot Yogurt

10. Instant Pot Yogurt

We developed this Foolproof Step-by-Step Guide on How to Make Instant Pot Yogurt based on 12 experiments.

This smooth, creamy, and thick yogurt is one of the most popular, best Instant Pot breakfast recipes!

Other Yogurt Recipes:

lemon curd

11. Instant Pot Lemon Curd

We crafted this safe and easy no jar method to make some irresistible Buttery Velvety Lemon Curd!

You got to try this delicious lemon custard cream! You can use it as a spread, filling, drizzle over toast, scones, bread, waffles, muffins, or yogurt.

chinese sticky rice

12. Instant Pot Chinese Sticky Rice

Chinese Sticky Rice is yet another popular dish to order at dim sum restaurants. Better yet, you can enjoy this tasty comfort food for any meal of the day!


instant pot quinoa

13. Instant Pot Quinoa

It’s quick to make these easy Instant Pot Breakfast Quinoa with our “zero-minute” method!

Deliciously rich, nutty, fluffy Supergrain with a slight satisfying bite.

You can add your favorite toppings and creative spin to make a simple, healthy breakfast.

Ramen Eggs (Japanese Soft Boiled Eggs)

14. Instant Pot Ramen Egg

Ramen egg (味付け玉子) is a popular Japanese soft boiled egg. You’ll love the luxurious soft-set yolk, smooth just-set white, bursting with sweet-savory flavors.

3 easy steps to make this divine Japanese delight with a handful of ingredients.

You can enjoy these for breakfast, brunch, or afternoon snacks. So, don’t just eat it with ramen!

sausage gravy

15. Instant Pot Sausage Gravy

This Classic Biscuits and Gravy is the ultimate southern comfort food! It makes a hearty easy Instant Pot breakfast.

Plus, you can make this crisp, fluffy, and buttery biscuits from scratch with 2 ingredients.

egg loaf

16. Instant Pot Egg Loaf

You’ll love this Genius Hard Boiled Egg Hack!

It’s an easier and faster way to make Hard Boiled Eggs for salads, sandwiches, dips, and more.

No ice-bath, No peeling, just Crack, Cook, Chop. 

coconut oatmeal

17. Instant Pot Coconut Oatmeal

Coconut lovers, this is for you! If you want to take your morning oatmeal to the next level, try this Dreamy Creamy Coconut Oatmeal!

Start your day with this luxurious sweet breakfast that’s so satisfying to eat.


udon soup

18. Udon Soup

Start your morning with a heartwarming bowl of Japanese noodle soup. It’s easy to make with few ingredients.

Slippery al dente udon noodles with a satisfying chew in a light and well-balanced savory broth.

instant pot soft boiled egg

19. Instant Pot Soft Boiled Eggs

If you enjoy the simple pleasure of soft boiled eggs, it’s easy to make these for breakfast in Instant Pot!

Check out our fun eggsperiment.

lo bak go

20. Instant Pot Turnip Cake

Turnip Cake (Lo Bak Go 蘿蔔糕) is a popular savory Dim Sum you can eat for breakfast, brunch, or snack!

Fragrant umami bites that are slightly crisp on the outside and creamy soft on the inside. Yum~

strawberry compote

21. Instant Pot Strawberry Compote

It’s easy to make your own Strawberry Sauce with 6 ingredients. You can adjust it to your preferred sweetness.

It makes a great topping for waffles, pancakes, muffins, oatmeal, scones, yogurt, bread, crepes, and more.

Blueberry Sauce: Instant Pot Blueberry Compote

instant pot banana bread

22. Instant Pot Banana Bread

Nana’s Ultra Moist Banana Bread is one of fan’s favorite Instant Pot breakfast recipes. Deliciously rich and satisfying flavors that reminisce the taste of grandma’s homemade banana bread.

Pork Congee with Century Egg

23. Instant Pot Pork Congee with Century Egg

This Chinese Century Egg and Pork Congee (皮蛋瘦肉粥) is another popular comfort food.

This tasty creamy rice porridge is especially satisfying to eat during mornings, cool weather, or when feeling unwell.

chinese tea eggs

24. Instant Pot Chinese Tea Eggs

Chinese Tea Eggs (茶葉蛋) are a favorite breakfast or snack among various Asian cultures.

Perfectly cooked eggs infused with sweet-savory flavors and rich tea aroma. Easy, kid-friendly, healthy Instant Pot breakfast.

chicken pho

25. Instant Pot Pho Ga

Yes! Along with congee, Pho (Vietnamese noodle soup) is often eaten for breakfast!

This fragrant and comforting noodle soup warms your heart, nourishes the soul, and fuels you up. 

Beef Pho: Instant Pot Pho

Instant Pot Rice Pudding

26. Instant Pot Rice Pudding

Satisfy your sweet cravings and make this creamy rich rice pudding for a luxurious breakfast.

The best part is you can save time, and don’t need to worry about watching your pot. 

soy milk

27. Instant Pot Soy Milk

4 Easy Steps to make Fresh Pure Soy Milk with 3 ingredients.

This tasty homemade soy milk is silky smooth, clean, vegan, gluten-free, and healthy. No additives, and no added sugar.

apple butter

28. Instant Pot Apple Butter

It’s easy to make homemade apple butter with no added sugar. This tasty apple butter is great as a spread, flavoring, filling on toast, pancakes, waffles, biscuits, yogurt, and more.

instant pot breakfast recipes: polenta

29. Instant Pot Polenta

You won’t need to constantly stir for 30+ minutes anymore to enjoy Creamy Cheesy Polenta for breakfast.

We carefully tested different methods and liquid ratios to make sure it won’t trigger your Instant Pot’s “Burn” error.

Soy Sauce Eggs

30. Instant Pot Soy Sauce Eggs

Super flavorful Soy Sauce Eggs are a tasty alternative to plain hard boiled eggs! Perfectly cooked egg yolks, smooth egg whites, infused with deeply-flavorful aromatic master stock.

miso soup

31. Miso Soup

Great way to start your day with this light and heartwarming Japanese Miso Soup. It’s easy to make in 30 minutes with few healthy ingredients. 

taro milk

32. Instant Pot Creamy Taro Milk

Taro fans! You can easily make the tastiest Sweet Taro Milk (香濃芋頭鮮奶) with 5 ingredients in 25 minutes.

This creamy rich milk makes a filling and delicious Instant Pot breakfast beverage or afternoon drink.

instant pot breakfast recipes: oatmeal

33. Instant Pot Oatmeal

Easy to make this heart-healthy Instant Pot Breakfast Oatmeal. The creamy apple cinnamon oatmeal is a comforting way to start the morning. No need to tend the pot.

baked potatoes

34. Instant Pot Baked Potatoes

If you enjoy creamy and fluffy “baked” potatoes for breakfast, check out our Pressure Cooking Potato Time Chart. Created based on our potato experiments. 

Instant Pot Chicken Breast

35. Instant Pot Chicken Breast

After 18+ chicken experiments, we found the secrets on how to make the Juiciest and Tender Chicken Breast in an Instant Pot.

Our “Zero-Minute” Chicken Breast Recipe is very versatile. You can add your favorite seasonings or sauces to these sliceable chicken breast to make salads, sandwiches, wraps, and more.

instant pot sweet potato

36. Instant Pot Sweet Potatoes

Replace your breakfast potatoes with these buttery sweet, nutrients-packed, and creamy sweet potatoes. It’s healthy, filling, and delicious.

Mashed Sweet Potatoes: Instant Pot Mashed Sweet Potatoes

instant pot beef congee

37. Instant Pot Beef Congee

Hong Kong Style Minced Beef Congee (碎牛肉粥) is another popular heartwarming breakfast food. 

It’s a delicious alternative to chicken congee. It’s nutritious and easy to make with 7 ingredients.

instant pot beets

38. Instant Pot Beets

Start your morning with some healthy Superfood Beets! This nutrients goldmine is gluten-free, paleo, and whole food.

It’s super easy to make for salads, soups, pickled snacks, desserts, puree, or even smoothies.

instant pot acorn squash

39. Instant Pot Acorn Squash

If you love squash, you’ll enjoy these Buttery Sweet, Creamy Acorn Squash with caramelized Maple Butter Glaze.

It’s quick and easy to make this delicious, healthy, budget-friendly, and filling dish for breakfast.

butternut squash

40. Instant Pot Butternut Squash

Super easy way to cook whole butternut squash and make this sweet-savory breakfast in 20 minutes.

It’s a filling, budget-friendly, and healthy Instant Pot breakfast.

pulled pork waffles

Bonus: BBQ Pulled Pork Waffles

You got to try these BBQ Pulled Pork Savory Waffles!

The buttery waffle is crisp on the outside and fluffy on the inside. Stuffed with melted cheese and smoky pulled pork.

These sweet & savory waffles are delicious till the very last bite.

grilled cheese sandwich

Bonus: Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Thick-slice, toasted golden, pillowy-soft bread with warm melted cheese.

This grilled cheese sandwich is so simple, yet so satisfying and delicious.

Easy Apple Turnovers

Bonus: Easy Apple Turnovers

 4-ingredient Easy Apple Turnovers that only need 10 minutes prep. You’ll love the flaky, crisp buttery puff pastry, bursting with sweet cinnamon-spiced applesauce.

Make your own applesauce: Instant Pot Applesauce

What are some of your favorite Best Instant Pot Breakfast?

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