Instant Pot Coconut Oatmeal

How to cook Creamy Instant Pot Coconut Oatmeal Recipe (Pressure Cooker Oatmeal): Fall in love with the lingering sweet fragrance and taste, chewy yet luxurious mouthfeel. So addictive to eat!

Cook this Dreamy Creamy Instant Pot Coconut Oatmeal (Pressure Cooker Oatmeal). Love the lingering sweet fragrance & aftertaste. Chewy yet luxurious sweet breakfast – so addictive & satisfying to eat!!

If you’re someone who goes nuts for Coconut, you gotta try this Dreamy Creamy Instant Pot Coconut Oatmeal!

Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Someone is right up there with ya. Right, Jacky? ?

This super creamy, smooth, & hot coconut oatmeal with toothsome Steel Cut Oats is almost like a breakfast dessert.

Sweet . Fragrant . Luxurious taste of coconut heaven.

What a yummy & satisfying way to start the day – especially on a gloomy Monday morning. ?

How to cook Creamy Instant Pot Coconut Oatmeal Recipe (Pressure Cooker Oatmeal): Fall in love with the lingering sweet fragrance and taste, chewy yet luxurious mouthfeel. So addictive to eat!

You’ll Enjoy Instant Pot Coconut Oatmeal Because:

  • Super smooth & creamy sensation with a delicious coconut fragrant
  • Will kick your Oatmeal game up a notch!!
  • No more standing by the stove & babysitting your pot of oatmeal
  • Easy to achieve consistent results (perfect chewy texture & creamy mouthfeel)

Boost your mood with this Dreamy Creamy Instant Pot Oatmeal breakfast!!

How to cook Creamy Instant Pot Coconut Oatmeal Recipe (Pressure Cooker Oatmeal): Fall in love with the lingering sweet fragrance and taste, chewy yet luxurious mouthfeel. So addictive to eat!

Instant Pot Coconut Oatmeal

How to cook Creamy Instant Pot Coconut Oatmeal Recipe (Pressure Cooker Oatmeal): Fall in love with the lingering sweet fragrance and taste, chewy yet luxurious mouthfeel. So addictive to eat!
4.92 from 12 votes
Total: 35 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 411kcal
Author: Amy + Jacky

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Ingredients

Sweetener:

  • Honey, Maple syrup, or Brown sugar

Instructions

  • Toast Steel Cut Oats:
    Heat up your pressure cooker over medium heat (Instant Pot: press Saute button). Melt 1 tbsp (15ml) coconut oil in the pressure cooker and toast 1 cup (160g) steel cut oats until fragrant (~2 minutes).
  • Pressure Cook Steel Cut Oats:
    Pour 313ml (1¼ cup) cold water, a pinch of salt, 1 tsp (5ml) vanilla extract, and 1 can (400ml) coconut milk in the pressure cooker. Make sure all the steel cut oats are submerged in the mixture and nothing is sticking to the bottom. Close lid and pressure cook at High Pressure for 10 minutes, then Full Natural Release (~12 minutes). Open the lid carefully.
  • Thicken Oatmeal: The oatmeal will look watery when you first open the lid. Give a few quick stirs with a silicone spatula to combine and thicken the oatmeal.
  • Serve: Sweeten the coconut oatmeal accordingly with your choice of sweetener (honey/maple syrup/brown sugar). Serve with thinly sliced banana and granola. Drizzle more honey or maple syrup on the oatmeal if desired.

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Recipe Notes:

1. Serving Portion: eating ¼ cup (20g) of steel cut oats per person for breakfast can keep us full for roughly 3 hours.
2. Maximum Amount of Steel Cut Oats to Make: Do not fill your pressure cooker more than half way full with steel cut oats, as it is a foamy food.
3. Coconut Milk: Coconut Milk used in this oatmeal recipe is NOT the beverage or refrigerated type of Coconut Milk.
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Nutrition Information:

Calories: 411kcal (21%)Carbohydrates: 36g (12%)Protein: 9g (18%)Fat: 28g (43%)Saturated Fat: 22g (138%)Sodium: 17mg (1%)Potassium: 326mg (9%)Fiber: 5g (21%)Sugar: 4g (4%)Vitamin A: 19IUVitamin C: 4mg (5%)Calcium: 38mg (4%)Iron: 5mg (28%)
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Course: Breakfast, Brunch, Dessert, Lunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: coconut oatmeal, instant pot oatmeal, oatmeal recipes, pressure cooker oatmeal

Step-by-Step: Instant Pot Coconut Oatmeal

Ingredients for Instant Pot Coconut Oatmeal

Creamy Instant Pot Coconut Oatmeal Recipe (Pressure Cooker Oatmeal) Ingredients

  • 1 cup (160g) steel cut oats
  • 1 can (400ml) 100% unsweetened coconut milk* – this is the best tasting one out of the 4 brands we tried while developing recipes. It’s not diluted, no additives, stabilizers, thickeners, gums, or preservatives.
  • 1 tablespoon (15ml) coconut oil
  • 1 ¼ cup (313ml) cold water
  • 1 teaspoon (5ml) vanilla extract
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1 banana, thinly sliced
  • Optional: Crunchy granola

Sweetener:

  • Honey, Maple syrup, or Brown sugar

*Pro Tip: please note that the coconut milk we used in this oatmeal recipe is NOT the beverage or refrigerated type of Coconut Milk.

Tools for Instant Pot Coconut Oatmeal


How to cook Creamy Instant Pot Coconut Oatmeal Recipe (Pressure Cooker Oatmeal): Fall in love with the lingering sweet fragrance and taste, chewy yet luxurious mouthfeel. So addictive to eat!

Step 1
Toast Steel Cut Oats


Heat up your pressure cooker over medium heat (Instant Pot: press Saute button).

Melt 1 tbsp (15ml) coconut oil in the pressure cooker and toast 1 cup (160g) steel cut oats until fragrant (~ 2 minutes).

Toasting Steel Cut Oats

Step 2
Pressure Cook Steel Cut Oats


Pour 313ml (1¼ cup) cold water, a pinch of salt, 1 tsp (5ml) vanilla extract, and 1 can (400ml) coconut milk in the pressure cooker.

*Pro Tip: Make sure all the steel cut oats are submerged in the mixture and nothing is sticking to the bottom.

Creamy Instant Pot Oatmeal Recipe (Pressure Cooker Oatmeal)

Close lid and pressure cook at

  • Pressure Cooking Method: High Pressure for 10 minutes, then Full Natural Release (~12 minutes)

Open the lid carefully.

Step 3
Thicken Oatmeal


The oatmeal will look watery when you first open the lid. Don’t panic! It’s normal.

Creamy Instant Pot Oatmeal Recipe (Pressure Cooker Oatmeal)

Give a few quick stirs with a silicone spatula to combine and thicken the oatmeal.

Step 4
Serve Instant Pot Coconut Oatmeal


Sweeten the coconut oatmeal accordingly with your choice of sweetener (honey/maple syrup/brown sugar).

Serve with thinly sliced banana and granola.

Drizzle more honey or maple syrup on the oatmeal if desired.

How to make Creamy Instant Pot Oatmeal Recipe (Pressure Cooker Oatmeal): Fall in love with the lingering sweet fragrance and taste, chewy yet luxurious mouthfeel. So addictive to eat!

Cooking Tips for Instant Pot Coconut Oatmeal


1. Serving Portion:

As a reference, eating ¼ cup (20g) of steel cut oats per person for breakfast can keep us full for roughly 3 hours.

2. What is the Maximum Amount of Steel Cut Oats I Can Make in the Instant Pot?

Do not fill your pressure cooker more than half way full with steel cut oats, as it is a foamy food.

3. Coconut Milk

Take note that the Coconut Milk we used in this oatmeal recipe is NOT the beverage or refrigerated type of Coconut Milk.

This 100% unsweetened coconut milk is our favorite! We always keep a couple in stock (to keep Jacky happy ?).

How to cook Creamy Instant Pot Coconut Oatmeal Recipe (Pressure Cooker Oatmeal): Fall in love with the lingering sweet fragrance and taste, chewy yet luxurious mouthfeel. So addictive to eat!

Enjoy this Instant Pot Oatmeal & have a wonderful day!

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Experiment + Recipe: Instant Pot Steel Cut Oats

After 6+ tests with Steel Cut Oats, we solved the mysteries to perfectly Creamy Oatmeal (plus overnight instructions)!

Creamy Instant Pot Steel Cut Oats Recipe (Pressure Cooker Steel Cut Oats) in 30 mins. Make-ahead or set it overnight. Make perfect oatmeal without babysitting the pot!

How to cook Creamy Instant Pot Coconut Oatmeal Recipe (Pressure Cooker Oatmeal): Fall in love with the lingering sweet fragrance and taste, chewy yet luxurious mouthfeel. So addictive to eat!
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