29 Best Instant Pot Recipes 2018

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Based on Instant Pot & Pressure Cooker users’ feedback and reviews, we’re thrilled to announce our 29 Best Instant Pot Recipes of 2018 (Best Pressure Cooker Recipes of the Year)!!

Can’t believe 2018 is already coming to an end!!

2018 has been an amazing year for Jacky & I. Full of big changes filled with ups & downs, laughter & tears.

Thank you for being with us on this awesome journey!

As we always say, we’re simply blessed to be able to do what we love because of YOUour A+J Crew! 😀

So, what better way to wrap up the delicious year with Amy + Jacky Fans’ Top Instant Pot Recipes of 2018?

After months of collecting & reading our fans’ feedback and reviews, here are the 29 Most Popular & Most Loved – the Best Instant Pot Recipes of 2018 on our site! 🙂

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BEST INSTANT POT RECIPES of 2018

1. Instant Pot New York Cheesecake #17

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Our most beloved New York Cheesecake #17 Recipe clearly wins the race for the Best Instant Pot Recipes of 2018!! No other recipes can compare how much love & praise we’ve received from our dear fans than Cheesecake #17. 🙂

It gives us so much joy everytime we see how your Cheesecake #17 has brought happiness & deliciousness to loved ones and workplaces around the world. Thank you~ <3

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2. Instant Pot Game-Changing Whole Chicken

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After months of testing, we were super thrilled to introduce this whole new Game-Changing Deep Poaching Technique into the Instant Pot World!

And we’re definitely overwhelmed with your love on how beautifully tender & deliciously juicy your chickens come out every time! 🙂

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3. Instant Pot Mouthwatering Lasagna

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This Glorious Lasagna can conquer the world through our stomachs. We either surrender or chow it down! hehe~

P.S. The Instant Pot Lasagna in this photo does look like a pizza. 😛

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4. Award Winning 5-Star Instant Pot Umami Chili

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This Instant Pot Umami Chili still tops the charts as one of A+J fans’ all-time favorite Instant Pot Recipes!! It never ceases to wow guests and even wins chili competitions!

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5. Italian-Inspired Instant Pot Tuscan Chicken

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How can we miss this Crazy Delicious Creamy Tuscan Chicken in our Best Instant Pot Recipes list? Easy enough for weeknights, yet fancy enough for special occasions!

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6. Instant Pot Umami Pot Roast

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Our legendary Umami Pot Roast will always land on our Best Instant Pot Recipes list! A must-try! 

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7. Instant Pot Glorious Butter Chicken

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This has become one of our favorite Best Instant Pot Recipes. The explosion of layers of flavors..ohh yaasss! The ever-glorious sauce – it’s butter-licking good !!

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8. Instant Pot Red Wine Short Ribs

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Melt-in-your-Mouth Red Wine Braised Short Ribs in Instant Pot. Every bite is rewarding! You can also save time & make PIP Mashed Potatoes in the same pot!

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9. Instant Pot Chicken and Dumplings

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Can never say no to mama’s Chicken & Dumplings in Instant Pot! Love those fluffy dumplings in soul-satisfying chicken broth. Definitely an all-time family favorite!

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10. No-Fuss Instant Pot BBQ Ribs

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A newbie favorite! Super Easy Finger-licking 4-ingredient BBQ Ribs.

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11. Instant Pot Umami French Dip

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Families have been loving this Instant Pot Umami French Dip – I could eat this every day!!! Toasted crusty Baguette, tender & juicy beef, warm melted cheese, dipped into the hot beefy Au Jus. oh~Soooo good!!

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12. Instant Pot Crisp ‘n Creamy Roasted Potatoes

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We did 6+ experiments to find the best way to make Crisp ‘n Creamy Roasted Baby Potatoes in Instant Pot! Slightly crisp on the outside and creamy soft & fluffy smooth on the inside. oh sooo good!!

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13. Instant Pot HK Beef Curry

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One of our Best Instant Pot Recipes – Classic Hong Kong Style Beef Curry (Chinese: 咖喱牛腩). Creamy Hearty Beef Stew with tender beef in an addictively delicious curry. The satisfying deep layers of flavors & luring aromas will have your guests beg for more! 😉

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14. How to Make Mega Juicy Instant Pot Pork Tenderloin

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After many experiments, we found the Secrets to cooking Mega Juicy Tender Pork Tenderloin in Instant Pot!! Unbelievably juicy & extremely easy to make.

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15. Instant Pot Zuppa Toscana

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One of Fans’ favorite soup of all times – Italian-inspired Creamy Zuppa Toscana! Done in an hour.

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16. Instant Pot Lemon Chicken

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A+J Fans are crazy about this Lemon Chicken Recipe inspired by my dad’s restaurant!

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17. Madly Addictive: Instant Pot Firecracker Candied Pecans

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Firecracker Candied Pecans – made with our Secret Ingredient! Perfectly sweet-savory nuts with a little kick. These are soooo yummy & addictive!!

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18. How to Make the Most Tender & Juicy Instant Pot Chicken Breasts

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After many experiments, we found the Secrets to cook the Most Tender & Juicy Chicken Breasts in Instant Pot! This yields Super Moist chicken you can slice, shred, or dice for salad, taco, sandwiches, enchiladas…

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19. Instant Pot Luxurious Lava Cake

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This is what I call Chocolate Therapy! 😉 Super easy & ready in 30 mins.

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20. Instant Pot HK Chicken

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Classic Cantonese Poached Chicken (Chinese: 白切雞) with Ginger Scallion Sauce. Super Easy, 5 ingredients, Done in an hour.

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21. Instant Pot Tofu Pudding

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Fall in love with this silky smooth melt-in-the-mouth Fresh Sweet Tofu Pudding with Ginger Syrup (Chinese: 香滑豆腐花).  Soo satisfying to eat!

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22. Instant Pot HK Borscht Soup

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Many fans’ childhood favorite: HK Style Borscht Soup (Chinese: 羅宋湯)! Extremely easy to make with simple ingredients.

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23. Classic Instant Pot Chinese Beef Stew

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Classic HK Beef Brisket Stew with Beef Tendon & Daikon (Chinese: 柱侯蘿蔔牛筋腩) is the Ultimate Chinese Comfort Food.

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24. Instant Pot French Onion Soup

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Cheesy crusty toasted golden croutons in sweet caramelized onion goodness. Yummy!

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25. Instant Pot Pork Roast

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Comforting 60-Minute Pork Roast – Easy & Big on flavors!! Simple & budget-friendly weeknight meal.

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26. Divine Instant Pot Creme Brulee

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Be warned. You’ll love how amazingly silky smooth & rich it comes out. Oh man, this is heavenly dangerously good!

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27. Instant Pot Roasted Tomato Basil Soup

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28. Instant Pot Spare Ribs and Rice

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Super Easy One Pot Wonder: Spare Ribs & Rice (Chinese: 豉汁排骨飯). You won’t believe how Tasty it comes out! The spare ribs are so tender & flavorful. Classic feel-good Chinese Comfort Food.

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29. Instant Pot Jazzy Chicken Soup

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This isn’t your ordinary chicken soup! Soothe your soul with this cozy bowl of Jazzy Chicken Soup made with a few simple healthy ingredients.

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That’s all we have for the 29 Best Instant Pot Recipes for this year. Can’t wait for what’s in store in 2019!! 😀


Summary – Best Instant Pot Recipes 2018:

  1. Instant Pot New York Cheesecake #17
  2. Instant Pot BBQ Whole Chicken
  3. Instant Pot Lasagna
  4. Instant Pot Umami Chili
  5. Instant Pot Tuscan Chicken
  6. Instant Pot Umami Pot Roast
  7. Instant Pot Butter Chicken
  8. Instant Pot Short Ribs
  9. Instant Pot Chicken and Dumplings
  10. Instant Pot BBQ Ribs
  11. Instant Pot French Dip
  12. Instant Pot Roasted Potatoes
  13. Instant Pot HK Beef Curry
  14. Instant Pot Pork Tenderloin
  15. Instant Pot Zuppa Toscana
  16. Instant Pot Lemon Chicken
  17. Instant Pot Firecracker Pecans
  18. Instant Pot Chicken Breasts
  19. Instant Pot Lava Cake
  20. Instant Pot HK Chicken
  21. Instant Pot Tofu Pudding
  22. Instant Pot HK Borscht Soup
  23. Instant Pot Chinese Beef Stew
  24. Instant Pot French Onion Soup
  25. Instant Pot Pork Roast
  26. Instant Pot Creme Brulee
  27. Instant Pot Tomato Soup
  28. Instant Pot Spare Ribs and Rice
  29. Instant Pot Chicken Soup

Did your favorite Instant Pot Recipes make it to the Best Instant Pot Recipes 2018 list?

We’ll definitely continue to work hard to test & experiment with more delicious recipes. We’re excited to bring you more yummy Instant Pot Recipes & Pressure Cooker Recipes!

So stay connected for more Tried & True Instant Pot Recipes! 😉

Wish you & your loved ones a joyful New Year with many blessings to come!

Love,
Amy + Jacky

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  1. Hi there I’m from Toronto. I have printed some recipes, I really like how you’ve shared your tips and went through the experimental stage. Keep going you’re doing a fantastic job in instructing and details, I am anxious to try these out!

  2. Hi. I absolutely love the recipes that you share with us. I take every opportunity to put the word out about your site. Thank you so much!
    It sounds like you have had such a hectic time lately, and it’s nice to hear that life’s challenges are getting better.
    All the best to both of you and your families!

    1. Hi Heather,

      thank you so much for such a positive and supportive comment 🙂

      We are doing well and breaking thru all the challenges/obstacles in our way.

      Please take care! All the best to you and your family as well!
      Jacky

  3. Since I had time made the umami chili conventional style. WAS DELICIOUS. My grandkids, who are picky, loved it. Thanks for the recipe. Thisi is my favorite chili recipe.

  4. Hi Amy & Jacky! I was browsing ideas for soup club at work & Pinterest has led me to your wonderful website!

    Super thrilled to have found your site where there are hundreds of delicious & authentic recipes that I can replicate with my new IP! Can’t wait to try out the spicy maple pecan & HK curry beef recipe from your site!! Thanks so much for the hard work & for creating these wonderful recipes!!

    Happy new year to you both & your loved ones!!

  5. Thank you so much for all your hard work developing these wonderful recipes for the IP! You are my go-to site! Wish you a Happy and Prosperous New Year!

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