If you’re new to the Instant Pot Tribe. Congrats and welcome!! You’re officially one of the cool kids 😉
Here are 33+ Easy Instant Pot Recipes (Pressure Cooker Recipes) we handpicked for you. From Top Instant Pot Recipes to One Pot Meals, to recipes for ChickenRice, Eggs, Vegetables & Fruits.

Perfect newbie beginner Instant Pot Recipes to kick start your amazing cooking journey with your Electric Pressure Cooker.

We categorized the Easy Instant Pot Recipes in 6 sections:

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TOP EASY INSTANT POT RECIPES


1. BBQ Instant Pot Ribs

Make this super easy no fuss 4-ingredient ribs done in 40 mins!

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Ribs

2. Pressure Cooker Mac and Cheese (Kid-Friendly!)

Make this dreamy & creamy Mac and Cheese with a smooth, gooey, & rich cheddar cheese sauce.

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Pressure Cooker Mac and Cheese

3. Instant Pot New York Cheesecake #17

After 16 17 Cheesecake experiments, we’re finally satisfied enough to share our Cheesecake Recipe with you!! 😀

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot New York Cheesecake Recipe

4. General Tso’s Instant Pot Shredded Chicken (Low Carb!)

Low carb lettuce wrap inspired by the legendary General Tso’s Chicken! Addictive sweet & sour sauce with a tad spicy kick. You can also pair it with rice, noodles, or your favorite side dishes.

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: General Tso's Instant Pot Shredded Chicken

5. Instant Pot Cheesecake Creme Brulee Bites

Impress your guests with this crowd-pleasing taste of heaven in one bite!Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Cheesecake Creme Brulee Bites Recipe

6. Umami Instant Pot Pot Roast

Hearty pot roast made with tender & juicy beef soaked in deliciously rich umami gravy.

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Pot Roast

7. Instant Pot Beef Stew

Soul-satisfying classic American Instant Pot Beef Stew in half the cooking time.

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Beef Stew

8. Instant Pot Pork Chops in HK Tomato Sauce

Tender & moist pork chops drizzled with favorite comfort umami sauce done in 30 mins.

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Pork Chops in HK Tomato Sauce

9. Creamy Instant Pot Cauliflower Potato Soup

Budget-friendly & low-carb soup stacked with layers of umami flavors waiting to explode in your mouth!

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Cauliflower Potato Soup

10. Korean Pressure Cooker Ribs

Fall-off-the-bone tender & moist ribs with finger-licking caramelized Kalbi marinade.

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Korean Ribs

11. Easy Instant Pot Chili

Make this Chili under an hour! Loaded with umami & spicy flavors, this will satisfy your craving for hearty comfort food.

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Easy Instant Pot Chili Recipe

12. Instant Pot Pork Chops in HK Onion Sauce

Jacky’s mom taught him how to make this sweet, savory, sour, umami Hong Kong style Pork Chops when he was 9!

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Pork Chops in HK Onion Sauce

13. Instant Pot Spare Ribs with Black Bean Sauce

Dim Sum Time! Super Easy 5-mins prep to make this moist & tender spare ribs.

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Spare Ribs with Black Bean Sauce

EASY ONE POT MEALS


Say YES to less dishes to wash.

14. One Pot Pressure Cooker Pasta Bolognese

Super flavor-packed comfort food that’s soo satisfying to eat.

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Pasta Bolognese

15. One Pot Instant Pot Teriyaki Chicken and Rice (Pot-in-Pot)

Lifesaving Pot-in-Pot (PIP) technique: Cook the teriyaki chicken AND rice separately in the Instant Pot at the same time!

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Teriyaki Chicken and Rice

16. Chinese Instant Pot Chicken and Rice

This classic Shiitake mushrooms chicken rice is the ultimate comfort food.

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Chicken and Rice

17. One Pot Instant Pot Penne Rigate Pasta (Vegetarian/Vegan)

Easy, quick, bursting with flavors. Great for those hectic weeknights or lazy days.

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Penne Rigate Pasta

18. Instant Pot Chicken Congee

4-ingredients, 5-mins prep. Can never say no to a simple, warm and comforting bowl of Chicken Congee!

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Chicken Congee

INSTANT POT CHICKEN RECIPES


19. Instant Pot Chicken Breast Salad

5 mins prep to make this moist, juicy, & tender chicken salad drizzled with homemade honey mustard dressing.

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Chicken Breast with Honey Mustard Vinaigrette

20. Instant Pot Salt Baked Chicken

Super tender chicken dish inspired by the well-loved traditional Hakka Salt Baked Chicken.

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Salt Baked Chicken

21. Honey Soy Instant Pot Chicken Wings

Make big batch of wings for parties, picnics, or BBQ. Done in less than an hour (including marinating).

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Honey Soy Instant Pot Chicken Wings

22. Instant Pot Chicken Adobo

A burst of sweet, savory, & sour flavors wrapped with a kick of spice. Perfect over rice.

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Chicken Adobo

INSTANT POT RICE


Say goodbye to your rice cooker! Make Asian-approved perfect rice every time in your Instant Pot.

23. Perfect Instant Pot Rice

Try this easy fail-proof method to make your Jasmine White Rice.

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Rice

24. Perfect Instant Pot Basmati Rice

No more uncooked, burnt, or mushy rice! No soaking, half the cooking time.

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Basmati Rice

25. Perfect Instant Pot Brown Rice

Make perfect brown rice in 20 minutes. Set it and forget it.

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Brown Rice

26. Instant Pot Coconut Rice

Yes, it might look like the plain old white rice, but the extra delicious boost makes it all that special. This sweet smelling Coconut Rice is great with bold or spicy dishes like curries.

Easy Instant Pot Coconut Rice Recipe with sweet aroma & creamy flavors. Perfect pressure cooker side dish to spicy, bold Asian food.

27. Instant Pot Sticky Rice

After 5+ tests with Glutinous Rice, we found the Golden Key to deliciously Easy, No-soak Sticky Rice done in 30 mins ? Yes, no soaking required!!

Instant Pot Sticky Rice Recipe (sweet rice or glutinous rice)

28. Instant Pot Congee

1 min to prep this 4-ingredient Congee. Thick & creamy rice porridge, perfect comfort food for cold or sick days.

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Congee

INSTANT POT EGGS


Make super easy-to-peel hard boiled eggs or marinated egg delicacies in the Instant Pot.

29. Perfect Pressure Cooker Soft, Medium, Hard Boiled Eggs Guide

We’re taking the guesswork out of making the perfect eggs with our “eggsperiment“. Find your favorite in this guide!

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Soft Boiled Eggs, Instant Pot Medium Boiled Eggs, Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs

30. Instant Pot Steamed Eggs (Savory Egg Custard)

Super easy 5-ingredient, silky smooth eggs that literally melt in your mouth.

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Chinese Steamed Eggs (Savory Egg Custard)

31. Soy Sauce Eggs

Perfectly cooked egg yolks & smooth egg whites, deeply infused with homemade Chinese Master Stock.

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Soy Sauce Eggs

32. Ramen Egg (Japanese Soft Boiled Eggs)

3 easy steps & 5 mins prep to make this sweet & savory egg with luxurious soft-set yolk and smooth just-set white.

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Ramen Eggs (Japanese Soft Boiled Eggs)

INSTANT POT VEGETABLES & FRUITS 


33. Quick “Baked” Instant Pot Potatoes

For someone who’s obsessed with potatoes, this is one of the reasons why I love my Instant Pot!

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Potatoes

34. Instant Pot Spaghetti Squash

15 Mins Beautiful Golden Strands of Healthy Yum. Gluten Free . Low Carb . Refreshing!

Instant Pot Spaghetti Squash (Pressure Cooker Spaghetti Squash) in 15 mins! Low carb, gluten free, paleo substitute for pasta.

35. Instant Pot Broccoli with Garlic

Did you know that you can cook for “0 minute” in your Instant Pot?

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Broccoli

36. Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes

Fluffy & creamy butter garlic mashed potatoes, sprinkled with pepper and cheese.

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes

37. Instant Pot Applesauce

Imagine a sweet, warm, cinnamon-spiced homemade apple pie filling. One of the reasons to embrace Autumn.

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Applesauce

38. Creamy Instant Pot Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Make these creamy mashed sweet potatoes on the table in less than 30 mins.

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Mashed Sweet Potatoes

39. Instant Pot Corn on the Cob

Make these juicy Corn on the Cob brushed with a sweet & savory secret sauce, plus a slight kick of spiciness.

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Corn on the Cob

40. Sweet Instant Pot Carrot Puree

Great way to get your picky eaters love eating their veggies. ?

Thanksgiving Pressure Cooker Recipes: Instant Pot Carrot Puree

41. Instant Pot Cranberry Sauce

Homemade . Tangy . Sweet . Jam-like . Cranberry Sauce in the Instant Pot. Perfect for Thanksgiving!

Easy Instant Pot Recipes: Instant Pot Cranberry Sauce

Yes! You can make all these and so much more with your brand new Instant Pot!

*We’ll continue to update this list. So, be sure to bookmark these Instant Pot Recipes for later.

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