Category: Recipe

Chicken Alfredo

By , July 31, 2017

Instant Pot Chicken Alfredo by Amy + Jacky @ Pressure Cook Recipes

Ingredients

  • 1 pound penne pasta
  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 cups (80g) baby spinach, washed
  • 3 cups (750ml) unsalted chicken stock
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 8 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cup (250ml) heavy cream
  • 2 tbsp (30g) unsalted butter
  • 32 grams Parmesan Cheese, finely grated
  • Salt and black pepper to taste

Directions

    1. Generously season chicken breasts with salt and ground black pepper. Saute in the Instant Pot with 1 tbsp olive oil for roughly 1.5 minutes per side. Set aside chicken breasts.
    2. Saute minced garlic until fragrant. Add sauteed garlic,  1 cup heavy cream, 2 tbsp unsalted butter into a stainless steel bowl
    3. Deglaze Instant Pot with 1/2 cup unsalted chicken stock.
    4. Add 1 pound penne pasta, chicken breasts, and the remaining chicken stock into the Instant Pot. Submerge all the penne pasta in the chicken stock.
    5. Layer stainless steel bowl on the pasta and cook at High Pressure for 4 minutes + 4 minutes Quick Release.
    6. Release the remaining pressure. Set aside stainless steel bowl and chicken breast. Add and melt Parmesan cheese 1/3 at a time in the stainless steel bowl. Taste and season with salt and black pepper.
    7. Heat up the Instant Pot and mix in baby spinach and 3/4 of the Alfredo sauce. Taste and season with salt and black pepper. Serve with sliced chicken breast.

 

Sweet Potatoes

By , July 31, 2017

Instant Pot Sweet Potatoes by Amy + Jacky @ Pressure Cook Recipes

Ingredients

  • 2 – 4 whole sweet potatoes (circumference: 6 – 12 inches, weight: 160g – 700g)
  • 1 cup (250ml) cold water

Directions

    1. Add 1 cup (250ml) cold water and trivet in the Instant Pot. Layer sweet potatoes on top of the trivet.
    2. Close lid & Pressure cook at High Pressure for 15 minutes (for 6 inches circumference sweet potatoes) – 50 minutes (for 12 inches circumference sweet potatoes) + Natural Release.
    3. Serve with maple syrup and butter.

 

Baked Beans

By , June 27, 2017

Instant Pot Baked Beans by Amy + Jacky @ Pressure Cook Recipes

Ingredients

  • Soak Navy Beans:
    • 1 lb (454g) dried navy beans (soaked overnight for at least 8 – 16 hours)
    • 1 ½ tbsp (25g) fine table salt
    • 6 cups (1.5L) cold water
  • Baked Beans Sauce & Aromatics:
    • 6 strips (242g) thick-cut bacon, roughly diced
    • 1 (159g) small onion, roughly diced
    • 2 (6g) garlic cloves, roughly chopped
    • 1 ¾ cup (438ml) cold water
    • ¼ cup (80g) blackstrap molasses
    • ¼ cup (60g) maple syrup
    • 1 tbsp (15ml) light soy sauce
    • ¼ tsp fine table salt
    • 2 bay leaves
    • Ground black pepper to taste
    • 2 tsp (12g) dijon mustard
    • 1 tsp (5ml) apple cider vinegar

Directions

    1. Press Saute button, saute chopped bacon in the Instant Pot®. Allow the bacon bits to crisp. Stir occasionally.
    2. Add in onion, freshly ground black pepper and sauté until soften. Add in garlic cloves and sauté until fragrant.
    3. Mix & combine blackstrap molasses, maple syrup, light soy sauce, and cold water in a container.
    4. Deglaze the bottom of the inner pot with some of the molasses mixture.
    5. Add fine table salt, bay leaves, soaked navy beans and the remaining molasses mixture in the Instant Pot®. Mix well and make sure all the beans are submerged in the molasses mixture. Pressure cook at High Pressure for 20 minutes + 20 minutes Natural Release.
    6. Add dijon mustard, and apple cider vinegar into the cooked baked beans. Mix well. Press the saute button and stir to thicken the baked beans to desired consistency. Taste & add more blackstrap molasses, salt, or vinegar if necessary.

 

Yogurt #12

By , April 27, 2017

After 2 months, 12 homemade yogurt experiments, hundreds of tablespoons of homemade yogurt…

Here’s our Easy Step-by-Step Guide on How to Make Smooth, Creamy & Thick yogurt!! 😊 Enjoy~

Full Printable Recipe & Cooking Tips: Instant Pot Yogurt

 

 

Corned Beef and Cabbage

By , March 12, 2017

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with this Traditional Irish-American Corned Beef and Cabbage Recipe!

This beautifully pink, tender, juicy, and big-flavored cured beef brisket is a classic favorite.

Have fun cooking & Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Full Printable Recipe & Cooking Tips: Instant Pot Corned Beef and Cabbage

 

 

Irish Beef Stew and Mashed Potatoes (Pot-in-Pot)

By , March 7, 2017

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with this rich & hearty Irish Beef Stew with deep flavor & thick gravy or Instant Pot Corned Beef and Cabbage Recipe.

This one-of-a-kind “One Pot Meal” using the Pot-in-Pot Method allows you to cook both the Irish Beef Stew AND the Mashed Potatoes separately in the same pot at the same time!

You’ll love this time-saving convenient trick. Enjoy~ 😀

Full Printable Recipe & Cooking Tips: Instant Pot Irish Beef Stew

 

 

Classic American Beef Stew

By , February 10, 2017

Make this soul-satisfying Classic American Beef Stew in ~1.5 hours.

Tenderized & moist chuck roast immersed in a rich, hearty sauce packed with earthy umami flavors! Enjoy :)

Full Printable Recipe & Cooking Tips: Instant Pot Beef Stew

 

Pressure Cooker Pot Roast

By , February 7, 2017

Make this hearty Umami Pressure Cooker Pot Roast Recipe in less than 2 hours.

Your family will LOVE the tender & juicy beef soaked in a deliciously rich umami gravy! 😀

We developed this Pressure Cooker Pot Roast Recipe based on the results of our little pot roast experiment.

Full Printable Recipe & Cooking Tips: Pressure Cooker Pot Roast

 

Umami Chili

By , February 6, 2017

Make this Easy Umami Chili Recipe under an hour!

The layers of flavors & textures will satisfy your cravings for hearty comfort food.

Perfect for the cool winter days. Have fun cooking! :)

Full Printable Recipe & Cooking Tips: Instant Pot Chili

 

Meatloaf

By , February 4, 2017

Learn how to make this incredibly juicy Instant Pot Meatloaf soaked in homemade umami tomato sauce!

The satisfying texture and mouthful of meat bursting with umami flavors are truly irresistible!

Easy to make, fulfilling, and thrifty. Enjoy :)

Full Printable Recipe & Cooking Tips: Instant Pot Meatloaf

 

Hard Boiled Eggs

By , February 1, 2017

Hard Boiled Eggs are one of the most popular first dishes Instant Pot users make.

Try this super easy way to make Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs that peel like a dream! :)

Full Printable Recipe & Cooking Tips: Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs

 

BBQ Pulled Pork

By , December 30, 2016

Making BBQ Pulled Pork has never been this quick & easy!

Make this super tender & juicy Instant Pot Pulled Pork, exploding with sweet & smoky flavors.

Learn how to make Instant Pot Pulled Pork with this short recipe video.

Full Printable Recipe & Cooking Tips: Pressure Cooker Pulled Pork

 

Easy 4-Ingredient BBQ Ribs

By , December 29, 2016

Super easy no fuss 4 ingredients BBQ Instant Pot Ribs in 40 mins!

Brushed with your favorite sweet & smoky BBQ sauce, these tender baby back ribs are finger lickin’ good.

Have fun cooking~ :)

Full Printable Recipe & Cooking Tips: Instant Pot Ribs

 

Easy Mac and Cheese

By , December 27, 2016

Short Recipe Video Tutorial on How to make dreamy & creamy Instant Pot Mac and Cheese.

Imagine a spoonful of tender macaroni immersed in a smooth, gooey, & rich cheddar cheese sauce.

Have fun cooking! :)

Full Printable Recipe & Cooking Tips: Pressure Cooker Mac and Cheese

 

 

New York Cheesecake #17

By , December 26, 2016

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

Pamper yourself or impress your guests with your choice of smooth & creamy or rich & dense cheesecake with a crisp crust.

Have fun cooking~ :)

Full Printable Recipe & Cooking Tips: Instant Pot Cheesecake

 

Teriyaki Chicken and Rice (Pot-in-Pot)

By , December 25, 2016

Have you heard of the Pot-in-Pot (PIP) method used in the Instant Pot?

This convenient trick is a lifesaver! You can cook rice & main dish separately in the Instant Pot at the same time.

See PIP in action through this Easy Instant Pot Teriyaki Chicken and Rice Recipe Video.

You’ll love the sweet & savory teriyaki sauce brushed on the moist & tender chicken over perfectly cooked Japanese rice. Enjoy :)

Full Printable Recipe & Cooking Tips: Instant Pot Chicken and Rice

 

Turkey One Pot Meal

By , December 11, 2016

Make this Easy Instant Pot Turkey One Pot Meal in an hour!

Tender & flavorful Turkey, with smooth & buttery Mashed Potatoes, drizzled with rich Homemade Turkey Gravy – all made in the same pot at the same time!

This is what we call the “3-in-1” One. Pot. Meal.

Made with healthy, simple ingredients from your pantry.

Have fun cooking~ :)

Full Printable Recipe & Cooking Tips: Pressure Cooker Turkey

 

 

Cranberry Sauce

By , December 8, 2016

Tangy & sweet fresh homemade Instant Pot Cranberry Sauce is great as:

  • Jam-like spread
  • Dessert topping
  • Pastry filling
  • Glaze for meat
  • Extra flavor for yogurt or smoothie

Perfect for Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays!

Have fun cooking :)

Full Printable Recipe & Cooking Tips: Instant Pot Cranberry Sauce

 

Super Easy Steamed Eggs (Savory Egg Custard)

By , December 7, 2016

Try this Super Easy Chinese Steamed Eggs (Savory Egg Custard) 蒸水蛋 in the Instant Pot!

The silky smooth eggs literally melt in your mouth.

Serve over rice to make a quick & easy dinner that the whole family will love.

Have fun cooking! :)

Full Printable Recipe & Cooking Tips: Steamed Egg

For more healthy recipes & experiments: Instant Pot Yogurt

 

Instant Pot Jambalaya

By , December 3, 2016

Video credit to @amazonkitchen.com

Serves 8-10

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lb chicken breasts and thighs diced
  • 1 lb prawns
  • 2 cups yellow onions, finely diced
  • 2 cups tri-color bell peppers, dices
  • 2 Tbsp garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 cups rice
  • 3 1/2 cups chicken stock
  • 1 cup crushed tomatoes
  • 1 Tbsp plus 1 tsp creole seasoning
  • 1 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 lb Andouille sausage, pre-cooked and sliced

Preparation

  1. Set Instant Pot to “Saute”.  Coat chicken with 1 Tbsp creole seasoning, and brown the meat on all sides.  Remove the chicken from heat and set aside.
  2. Add onions, peppers, and garlic, and sauce until the onions are translucent.  Add rice, and sauce for 2 minutes.  Add tomato puree, creole seasoning, Worcestershire, and chicken.  Close the lid and press “Rice”.
  3. When the rice is cooked, release steam, remove the lid, and add sausage and prawns.  Place lid back on the Instant Pot, press “Manual”, and cook an additional 2 minutes.