5. Making Stocks and Broths
Use your Instant Pot to make chicken stock, beef stock, and even bone broth. Cook up batches of broths or stocks to use in future recipes and avoid the extra salt and additives found in store-bought broths. Click here to check out Bon Appetit’s recipe for Instant Pot Vegetable Stock.
4. Making Wine
You already know you can use your Instant Pot to sear a steak, steam some veggies, and bake a cheesecake. It only makes sense that you can also use your Instant Pot to make some wine to round out your meal. David Murphy shares his recipe for Instant Pot Wine at foodnservice.com. Murphy works his magic with just grape juice, sugar, a funnel, red wine yeast, clear tape, an Instant Pot, and patience.
3. Popping Popcorn
Pop up some hot, buttery popcorn in your Instant Pot using the saute feature, coconut oil, and butter. Melt the butter and coconut oil using the saute button adjusted to hot. Add popcorn kernels and cover with the glass lid. In about five minutes, the kernels should stop popping, and you can remove the lid to enjoy your snack.
2. Make Rotisserie-Style Chicken at Home
Your Instant Pot can help you cook up a chicken reminiscent of those mouth-watering rotisserie chickens available at the local grocery store. A 2 ½ pound chicken, one lemon, olive oil, seasonings, and chicken broth combine to make a juicy Instant Pot Lemon Rotisserie Chicken from Allrecipes.com. Instant Pot provides a recipe for a “Faux-tisserie Roasted Chicken Dinner” on their website.Related: 20 Mistakes to Avoid When Cooking Chicken
1. Get the Recipe App
The folks at Instant Pot are so dedicated to making sure you get the most out of your appliance that they are always looking for ways to make it easier. Be sure to check out their free recipe app containing more than 850 recipes to try. Log on to their website for more recipes and links to approved Instant Pot cookbooks for more tips on using this versatile appliance.Related: Why You Should Pound Chicken Breast Before Cooking