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braised brussel sprouts with onions on white plate

Instant Pot Coconut Braised Brussel Sprouts

Quick and delicious braised Brussel sprouts recipe
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Modern Soul Food
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 335kcal
Author: Marwin Brown


  • instant pot


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ medium Red onion sliced
  • ½ tbsp Kosher Salt
  • ½ tbsp Black Pepper
  • 4 cups Brussels Sprouts halved
  • ¼ cup Balsamic vinegar
  • 15 oz can Coconut milk


  • Turn the Instant Pot on “Saute” settings and add olive oil once the pan is hot. Add red onions and sauté 2-3 minutes. Season with half the spices.
  • Add the sprouts and cook another 2-3 minutes to brown the sprout halves.
  • Add the balsamic vinegar cooking 1-2 minutes. Stir the sprouts as needed.
  • Turn off the “saute” settings. Add the coconut milk plus remaining spices. Mix well.
  • Close the instant pot with lid. Pressure cook on high for 2 minutes then quick release and serve.


Halve the sprouts to give them more surface area for cooking
Use the best balsamic vinegar you can afford. Aged vinegar adds more complexity of flavor
Saute the Brussel sprouts to get a nice caramelization


Calories: 335kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 23g | Sodium: 914mg | Potassium: 670mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 664IU | Vitamin C: 79mg | Calcium: 65mg | Iron: 3mg
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