Instant Pot Accessories

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

Many readers often ask us what Instant Pot Accessories do we need? What are the must have & best Instant Pot Accessories? Which accessories work best in Instant Pot? Or what are our favorite pressure cooker accessories.

So, we hand-picked the 20+ most highly rated – Best Instant Pot Accessories among fellow Instant Pot users (including us) to give you some shopping ideas for your 3 qt, 6 qt, 8 qt Instant Pot!

These accessories have been super helpful for cooking in Instant Pot Pressure Cookers.

We also picked products that provide the best overall value – meaning high-quality products at the most affordable prices.

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

Instant Pot Accessories

Here are the 20+ Best Instant Pot Accessories to buy:

Instant Pot Pressure Cooker – Our Pick

Instant Pot Duo Plus Series  #AmyJacky #InstantPot #PressureCooker

Instant Pot DUO Plus Series

Thanks to our working relationship with the Instant Pot Company, we get to experiment with all the Instant Pot Models extensively for recipe development. We recommend the Instant Pot DUO Plus Series because it’s one of the most user-friendly models.

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The Best-Selling Instant Pot

Instant Pot Duo Series  #AmyJacky #InstantPot #PressureCooker

Instant Pot DUO Series

The Instant Pot DUO Series is our first Instant Pot and we still use it & love it to this day. It’s one of the most popular models and it does everything well. A slight step-down on user-friendliness from the Duo Plus, but it’s slightly more budget-friendly.

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The Best Official Instant Pot Accessories

Instant Pot Air Fryer Lid

1. Instant Pot Air Fryer Lid

This is the official detachable Instant Pot Air Fryer lid. It can turn your existing Instant Pot into an Air Fryer! It fits onto most 6 quart Instant Pot models.

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Instant Pot Silicone Ring  #AmyJacky #InstantPot #PressureCooker

2. Silicone Sealing Rings

The Silicone Sealing Ring is critical to the pressure cooking process. Every Instant Pot comes with 1 Silicone Sealing Ring. and they do wear and tear over time.

If the ring is damaged or you find that steam starts to leak around the lid, you won’t be able to use your Instant Pot until you replace the Instant Pot Sealing Ring with a new one.

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*Pro Tip: 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.”

Instant Pot Silicone Ring Sweet & Savory  #AmyJacky #InstantPot #PressureCooker

3. Red & Blue Sealing Rings

These Sweet & Savory Silicone Sealing Rings are super handy!

Since the Silicone Sealing Ring tends to absorb the food odor after cooking, many users like to use separate sealing rings for cooking Savory vs. Sweets. With 2 separate colors, you don’t have to worry about mixing them up again! 🙂

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Instant Pot Stainless Steel Inner Pot  #AmyJacky #InstantPot #PressureCooker

4. Stainless Steel Inner Pot

Every Instants Pot comes with 1 Stainless Steel Inner Pot. It’s often very handy to have an extra Instant Pot Inner Pot as a backup. For example, you can use one for cooking and the other for storing leftovers with the glass or silicone lid in the fridge.

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Instant Pot Non Stick Inner Pot  #AmyJacky #InstantPot #PressureCooker

5. Non-Stick Inner Pot

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 Instant Pot.

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Instant Pot Glass Lid  #AmyJacky #InstantPot #PressureCooker

6. Tempered Glass Lid

This Glass Lid is great for slow cooking in 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.

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Instant Pot Silicone Lid  #AmyJacky #InstantPot #PressureCooker

7. Silicone Cover

This cover fits your 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. It also makes it easier for you to reheat food in Instant Pot.

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Instant Pot Silicone Mitts  #AmyJacky #InstantPot #PressureCooker

8. Silicone Mitts

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, as you can easily slip them on and off.

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The Best 3rd Party Instant Pot Accessories

Instant Pot Inserts

If you check out our Instant Pot Recipes, you’ll notice that we use a variety of Instant Pot Inserts such as Steamer Rack, Trivet, Steamer Basket, Insert Pans a lot! They are super helpful & must-have accessories for Instant Pot.

Instant Pot Hatrigo Steamer Basket  #AmyJacky #InstantPot #PressureCooker

9. Hatrigo Steamer Basket

This stainless steel steamer basket is such a game-changer!

You can use this as a steamer basket or strainer – wash your vegetables, put them in the basket, then 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.

It has silicone wrapped legs on the base to prevent scratching and slipping.

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Instant Pot Steamer Basket  #AmyJacky #InstantPot #PressureCooker

10. House Again Steamer Basket

This popular steamer basket is slightly cheaper than the above Hatrigo steamer basket. All the parts including the handle, steamer insert, and trivet are made of quality 18/8 stainless steel. Dishwasher safe, easy to clean and no retained odors.

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Instant Pot Hatrigo Divided Steamer Basket  #AmyJacky #InstantPot #PressureCooker

11. Hatrigo Divided Steamer Basket

This steamer basket allows you to save time by cooking multiple foods separately in Instant Pot at the same time!  

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Instant Pot Silicone Sling  #AmyJacky #InstantPot #PressureCooker

12. OXO Bakeware Sling

No need to make any more foil slings! Durable and reusable sling that lets you easily lift cheesecake, lasagna, banana bread, and any other pans out of your Instant Pot. It uses high heat resistant food-safe silicone & it’s dishwasher safe.

Here is another popular version that will fit into a 3 quart Instant Pot Mini.

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Bamboo Steamer Basket  #AmyJacky #InstantPot #PressureCooker

13. 2 Tiers Bamboo Steamer (8 inches)

This Bamboo Steamer works great in the Instant Pot! It prevents condensation from dripping onto your food.

It’s the perfect companion for dim sum such as Shumai 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. 😉 You can also use this for steaming veggies, fish….etc.

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Silicone Steamer Basket  #AmyJacky #InstantPot #PressureCooker

14. OXO Silicone Steamer Basket

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

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Instant Pot Premium Stainless Steel Steamer Basket  #AmyJacky #InstantPot #PressureCooker

15. Premium Stainless Steel Steamer Basket

Another great steamer basket we use frequently! It 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.

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Instant Pot Stackable Stainless Steel Steamer Insert Pans  #AmyJacky #InstantPot #PressureCooker

16. Stackable Steamer Insert Pans

These stainless steel stackable steamer pans are popular among Instant Pot users because they work great for the Pot-in-Pot (PIP) cooking method.

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For Pot in Pot Cooking Method

Instant Pot Stainless Steel Inner Pot #AmyJacky #InstantPot #PressureCooker

17. 3 Qt Instant Pot Stainless Steel Inner Pot

Instant Pot’s official 3 Qt stainless steel liner is the best container for the Pot in Pot Method in the 6 Qt or 8 Qt Instant Pot.

Overall, it has one of the fastest heat transfer rates and best heat-retaining rates. Due to the tall height, it’ll prevent foamy food from spilling out of the container.

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For Making Instant Pot Cheesecake

Instant Pot Fat Daddio Cake Pan  #AmyJacky #InstantPot #PressureCooker

18. 7 Inch Cheesecake Pan with Removable Bottom

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 Instant Pot Mini 3 qt, get the 6 inch here.

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Instant Pot Springform Pan #AmyJacky #InstantPot #PressureCooker #accessories

19. 7 Inch Non-stick Springform Pan

According to our research, this is the second most popular cheesecake pan among the Instant Pot community. This is a non-stick springform cake pan. Make sure to get the 7-inch, as the 8-inch cheesecake pan will not fit in the 6 quart Instant Pot. For Instant Pot Mini 3 qt, get the 6 inch here.

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Instant Pot Silicone Baking Cups  #AmyJacky #InstantPot #PressureCooker

20. Silicone Baking Cups

12-pack of reusable baking cups; made of food-grade silicone; ideal for cheesecake bites, egg bites, and more.

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For Making Instant Pot Yogurt

Instant Pot Accessories Euro Yogurt Maker  #AmyJacky #InstantPot #PressureCooker

21. Euro Cuisine GY60 Greek Yogurt Maker

This BPA free strainer will transfer your homemade Instant Pot yogurt into a thick, creamy Greek yogurt. It features a stainless steel strainer.

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For Making Instant Pot Egg Bites

Instant Pot Egg Bites Mold  #AmyJacky #InstantPot #PressureCooker #accessories

22. Silicone Egg Bites Molds

These egg bites molds are made with high quality food grade silicone. These are totally stackable and will fit 6 or 8 quarts Instant Pot.

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More Must Have Accessories for Instant Pot

Instant Pot Silicone Gloves  #AmyJacky #InstantPot #PressureCooker #accessories

23. Extreme Heat Resistant Gloves

We always suffer from 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 this quality, well-made Heat Resistant Silicone Gloves. They are waterproof and steam cannot penetrate through. Your hands are protected from temperatures of up to 500°F.

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General FAQ for Instant Pot Accessories

Do I need an Egg Rack for Instant Pot?

We don’t think it is one of the necessary accessories for Instant Pot. This is because you can cook the same amount of eggs on the trivet that is included with your Instant Pot Pressure Cooker.

Is Pyrex or Glass Bowl safe in the Instant Pot?

The official word from the Pyrex company is no, it is not safe to use Pyrex bowls in Instant Pot. If the Pyrex or glass bowl has fine crack or scratch, there is a small chance the bowl will crack or shatter in Instant Pot. Having said that, many users have been using Pyrex bowls in Instant Pot or other pressure cookers.

What material is the safest in the Instant Pot?

High quality stainless steel is the safest material to use in Instant Pot. A tip is to look for stainless steel bowls such as this one that have multiple layers. Ideally, it should have aluminum or copper in the middle layer to improve heat conductivity. Furthermore, high quality stainless steel will not react or leach harmful chemicals to your food.

Is parchment paper safe in the Instant Pot?

Yes, parchment paper is safe to use in the Instant Pot. Many users have been using it to line their cheesecake pan.

Is silicone really safe in the Instant Pot?

According to Health Canada, as of now, there are no known health hazards associated with the use of food grade silicone cookware. Silicone rubber does not react with food or beverages. It also does not produce any hazardous fumes.

What do you think of these Instant Pot Accessories?


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