6. Are there Any Disadvantages with Cooking in Instant Pot?
One disadvantage of cooking with any pressure cooker is that you can’t inspect, taste, or adjust the food along the way.
That’s why it’s essential, especially in the beginning, to follow tested Instant Pot Recipes with accurate cooking times, seasoning, amount of liquid to ensure the food quality.
7. Is Instant Pot Safe to Use?
Modern day electric pressure cookers such as the Instant Pot are quiet, very safe and easy to use.
It has 10 or more UL Certified proven safety mechanisms to prevent most of the potential issues. Here are some safety tips.
8. What is Instant Pot’s Working Pressure?
The current Instant Pot models have working pressure in the range of 10.15~11.6 psi.
9. Can Instant Pot be Used for Pressure Canning?
This is a direct quote from Instant Pot’s official website: “Instant Pot has not been tested for food safety in pressure canning by USDA. Due to the fact that programs in Instant Pot IP-CSG, IP-LUX and IP-DUO series are regulated by a pressure sensor instead of a thermometer, the elevation of your location may affect the actual cooking temperature. For now, we wouldn’t recommend using Instant Pot for pressure canning purpose.“
10. Can I Use Instant Pot for Pressure Frying?
Please don’t attempt to pressure fry in any electric pressure cookers! The splattering oil may melt the gasket.
KFC uses a commercial pressure fryer (modern ones operate at 5 PSI) specially made to fry chickens. This Pressure Cooker Chicken is probably as close as it gets.
11. Which Instant Pot Makes Yogurt?
All Instant Pot DUO, DUO Plus, Ultra Models have the Programmable Yogurt Function for making Instant Pot Yogurt!
12. Which Instant Pot Should I Buy?
Instant Pot currently offers 4 lines of Instant Pot products: