Best Instant Pot Accessories

Are you looking for Instant Pot Accessories to go with your Electric Pressure Cooker? You’re in the right place!

We get asked a lot what are the best or must have Instant Pot Accessories, or which pressure cooker accessories are our personal favorites.

So, we hand-picked the 15+ most highly rated & must-have Instant Pot Accessories among fellow Instant Pot users (including us) to give you some ideas!

These products have the best overall value – meaning high-quality products with the most affordable prices.

Feel free to reach out to us if you have any questions. Have fun shopping! 🙂

Updated: July 11, 2017

OFFICIAL INSTANT POT ACCESSORIES


1. Must Have: Genuine Instant Pot Silicone Sealing Ring

Instant Pot Sealing Ring – 5 or 6 Quart
  • Integral part of the Instant Pot safety mechanisms. This authentic Instant Pot sealing...
  • Manufactured from the highest quality food safe Silicone, passed UL, FDA, and LFGB tests...

Instant Pot Sealing Rings’ life expectancy varies. If steam starts to leak around the lid, you’ll need to replace the Instant Pot Sealing Ring immediately.

Avoid buying sealing rings from third parties, as it is vital to Instant Pot’s safety features. Direct Quote from the Instant Pot Company: “There may be serious safety concerns associated with using an untested sealing ring on Instant Pot products.”

For 8 Quart Instant Pot DUO80: Genuine Instant Pot Silicone Sealing Ring (8Qt)

Genuine Instant Pot Sealing Ring Clear, 8 Quart
  • Integral part of the Instant Pot safety mechanisms. Designed, engineered, and built with...
  • Manufactured from the highest quality food safe Silicone, passed UL, FDA, and LFGB tests...

2. Genuine Sweet & Savory Silicone Sealing Ring – Two Pack

Genuine Instant Pot Sealing Ring 2-Pack - 6 Quart Red/Blue
  • 2-Pack color set, one for sweet, the other for savory
  • Integral part of the Instant Pot safety mechanisms. Designed, engineered, and built with...

The official Sweet & Savory Silicone Sealing Ring are finally in stock (US only)!!

Since the Silicone Sealing Ring tends to absorb the food odor after cooking, many users like to use separate sealing rings for cooking savory dishes and desserts.

With 2 separate colors, you don’t have to worry about mixing them up again.

3. Inner Pot with 3 Ply Bottom, 6 quart, Stainless Steel

Genuine Instant Pot Stainless Steel Inner Cooking Pot - 6 Quart
  • Instant Pot stainless steel inner cooking pot, food grade 304 (18/8), no chemical coating
  • Genuine Instant Pot pressure cooker accessory, dishwasher safe

It’s very handy to have an extra Instant Pot Inner Pot. One for cooking and the other for storing leftovers with the glass or silicone lid in the fridge.

For 8 Quart Instant Pot DUO80: 8 Qt Stainless Steel Inner Pot

Genuine Instant Pot Stainless Steel Inner Cooking Pot - 8 Quart
  • Instant Pot stainless steel inner cooking pot, food grade 304 (18/8), no chemical coating
  • Genuine Instant Pot pressure cooker accessory, dishwasher safe

Non-stick Inner Pot, 6 quart, Stainless Steel

Genuine Instant Pot Ceramic Non-Stick Interior Coated Inner Cooking Pot - 6 Quart
  • Instant Pot electric pressure cooker 6 qt ceramic non-stick interior coating, plastic PTFE...
  • Genuine Instant Pot pressure cooker accessory. Dishwasher safe perfect for slow cooking,...

This ceramic non-stick inner pot is both PTFE and PFOA free. If you prefer a non-stick inner pot, this is a good option for your 6 quart Instant Pot.

5. 9 inch Instant Pot Tempered Glass Lid

Genuine Instant Pot Tempered Glass lid, Clear – 9 in. (23 cm) – 6 Quart
  • Instant Pot Tempered glass lid with steam vent and stainless steel rim and handle
  • Genuine Instant Pot pressure cooker accessory

Great for slow cooking in the Instant Pot. You can use this Instant Pot Glass Lid for “Keep Warm Mode” and storing the whole inner pot with leftovers in the fridge.

*Note: This works with the Slow Cook function on all Instant Pot models purchased after Jan. 2014.

6. Instant Pot Silicone Cover

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Genuine Instant Pot Silicone Lid 5 and 6 Quart
  • Instant Pot silicone lid creates an airtight, spill proof and watertight seal on the...
  • Manufactured from the highest quality food safe Silicone, passed FDA and LFGB tests for...

This cover fits your 6 quart Instant Pot’s Inner Pot. It’s a great way to store leftovers straight in the inner pot without dirtying another container, especially if you don’t have the above Instant Pot Glass Lid.

8 Qt Silicone Cover

Genuine Instant Pot Silicone Lid 8 Quart
  • Creates an airtight, spill proof and watertight seal on the Instant Pot stainless steel...
  • Manufactured from the highest quality food safe Silicone, passed FDA and LFGB tests for...

7. Instant Pot Silicone Mitts

Genuine Instant Pot Mini Mitts
  • Genuine Instant Pot Mini mitts for easy gripping of the inner pot
  • Ridged gripping surface, non-stick

These food-grade heat resistant silicone mitts are more flexible than the full-on silicone gloves. It will not provide as much protection, but it is more convenient for lighter work. You can easily slip them on and off.

Plus, it’ll bring out your inner child with some puppet fun! 😉 

PRESSURE COOKER INSERTS


8. Wide Rim Mesh Basket

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RSVP Endurance Stainless Steel Wide Rim 8 inch Mesh Basket, 3-Quart capacity
  • Lightweight and versatile 3 quart stainless steel mesh basket functions as a steamer or...
  • Measures 10-1/2-inches by 8-1/4-inches by 4-1/2-inches tall - the bottom of the basket...

Such a game changer!

Use this as a steamer basket or strainer – wash your vegetables, put them in the basket, and put the basket straight into Instant Pot’s inner pot.

It saves time especially when you’re making things like chicken stock. You can easily remove all the ingredients at once instead of scooping them out bit by bit.

No wonder this is one of the fans’ favorite Instant Pot Accessories!

*Note: Remove the two handles with a plier to fit it in your Instant Pot.

9. Must Have: Stainless Steel Steaming Rack Stand 5 inch Diameter

Household Stainless Steel Cooking Ware Steaming Rack Stand 7" Diameter
  • Product Name: Steamer Rack Stand 7" Diameter x 1.8" Height
  • Color: Silver Tone; Material: Stainless Steel

A popular budget-friendly steaming rack we couldn’t live without! They’re so useful that we actually have 4 of these for daily usage.

It’s especially useful for our Pot-In-Pot (PIP) Recipes such as pressure cooker teriyaki chicken and rice and regular steaming on stovetop.

10. Must Have: 100% Premium Stainless Steel Steamer Basket (Must Have!)

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PREMIUM Veggie Steamer Basket - Large - 6.4-10.3" - 100% Stainless Steel - BONUS Safety Tool +...
  • SUMMER SALE - EXTRA 10% OFF - LIMITED TIME DEAL - Scroll up for Promotion - NEW IMPROVED...
  • SUPERIOR BUNDLE - FREE SAFETY TOOL - FREE RECIPE EBOOK - FREE JULIENNE PEELER - #1 Best...

Another great steamer basket we use frequently! Fits perfectly in the Instant Pot. The feet can keep the veggies and other food out of the liquid for optimal steaming results in your Instant Pot.

11. Silicone Steamer Basket

OXO Good Grips Silicone Steamer, Green
  • High walls keep contents contained and away from boiling water, while stay-cool handles...
  • Pleats allow steamer flex accommodating pots that have a 7" diameter or greater

This is another popular steamer basket option if you prefer silicone over stainless steel. It’s made of BPA free silicone, flexible, easy to clean, with nice long handles, and easy storage.

12. Steam Rack Basket Set

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Secura 6-quart Electric Pressure Cooker Steam Rack Basket Set
  • Steam Rack Basket Set for Secura 6-quart Electric Pressure Cooker

This is another popular Stainless Steel Steamer Rack and Basket Set that fits the 6 quart Instant Pot perfectly. The handles on the steamer basket provide ease to lift food from the pot.

Users also love how it’s sturdy, quality built, works great, and easy to clean.

13. 2 Tiers 8 Inches Bamboo Steamer

Happy Sales HSST-BMB08, Three Piece 8 Inch Bamboo Steamer
  • Two 8 inch bamboo steamers and a bamboo lid included
  • Easy to use

The perfect companion for dim sum such as Shumai Recipe (Shrimp & Pork Dumplings) or Har Gow (Shrimp Dumplings). Trust me, dim sum simply tastes better in a bamboo steamer as some of its natural bamboo fragrance will be infused while steaming. 😉

FOR MAKING CHEESECAKE


14. 7 Inch Cheesecake Pan with Removable Bottom

Fat Daddio's Anodized Aluminum Round Cheesecake Pan with Removable Bottom, 7 Inch x 3 Inch
  • Heats faster and cool quicker allowing your recipes to turn out the way they should
  • Non-reactive 18 gauge anodized aluminum

This is one of the most popular Instant Pot Accessories cheesecake pans in the Instant Pot community. Make sure to get the 7-inch, as the 8-inch cheesecake pan will not fit in the 6 quart Instant Pot.

FOR MAKING YOGURT


15. Euro Cuisine GY50 Greek Yogurt Maker

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Euro Cuisine GY50 Greek Yogurt Maker
  • Transform up to 2qt of plain Yogurt into Greek Yogurt
  • For Making Greek Yogurt/Cheese Yogurt

This BPA free strainer will transfer your homemade Instant Pot yogurt into a thick, creamy Greek yogurt 🙂

16. Euro Cuisine GY60 Greek Yogurt Maker - NEW!

This is the one we use. It’s a newer version of the Euro Cuisine Greek Yogurt Maker that features a stainless steel strainer.

INSTANT POT STARTER KIT


17. Instant Perrrt! Silicone Starter Kit

Instapot Accessories Silicone Starter Kit - Pair of Mini Mitts, Pot Holder, and Sealing Lid
  • PERFECT STARTER KIT FOR INSTA POTS- Have everything you need bundled together to start...
  • FROM INSTA POT LOVERS - FOR INSTA POT LOVERS - We Love our Insta Pot and we've put...

This is a highly popular starter kit among our Instant Pot readers.

This Instant Pot Starter Accessories Kit includes:

  • Pair of Mini Mitts – Great for gripping the inner pot while sautéing or grabbing the inner pot when removing it from the main unit.
  • Heat Resistant Mat / Pot Holder –  Keep your counters & tables safe by sitting your inner pot on these heat resistant pot holders.
  • Suction Sealing Lid – Cover the inner pot with this lid to keep the heat in your pot when it’s removed from the main unit. Or you can put it over the main unit while your inner pot is removed, so you won’t accidentally pour ingredients into your main unit (this happens more easily and often than you’d think! ? ).

FOR HANDLING HOT CONTAINERS


18. Hot Dish Retriever Tongs

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Topoko Kitchen Stainless Steel Exquisite Bowl Pot Pan Gripper Clip Hot Dish Plate Bowl Clip...
  • Improved design - this one is the newest and best plate retriever tongs
  • Innovative clever kitchen tool - instead of oven mittens and pot holders, this ingenious...

Great for taking hot pans and dishes out of the Instant Pot for the Pot-in-Pot (PIP) cooking method.

19. Eco Grab Heat Resistant Silicone Gloves

NEWEST 2016 EDITION Heat Resistant Silicon Gloves For Barbecue & Oven Use, Made For Grilling,...
  • SHARE: Are you invited for dinner or BBQ? Consider ordering one par for yourself and...
  • YOUR BEST COMPANION WHILE GRILLING COOKING OR BAKING: Fire up your BBQ! Designed...

We always suffer with wet oven mitts. Never ever grab a hot pan with wet oven mitts as the heat transfers so much faster this way!

So, we bought these quality, well-made Heat Resistant Silicone Gloves. They are waterproof and steam cannot penetrate through. This Best Seller is made with premium FDA rated silicone.

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Last update on 2017-10-21 based on Amazon US | Images from Amazon Product API

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