As with conventional cooking, cooking with Instant Pot is full of personal choices, creativity, a lot of science and experimentation. No two people would have exactly the same tastes, preferences of tenderness and texture of food. The cooking time tables provided is for reference purpose only. The user is encouraged to experiment and find your own time setting for the best result to the user’s own preferences.
There are other factors that may affect the cooking time. Different cuts of meat and different types of rice, for example, may require different cooking time to yield the same tenderness or texture.
The following pressure cooking time tables provide a general guideline on the length of pressure cooking time for various food.
- Dry Beans, Legume and Lentils
- Meat (Poultry, Beef, Pork and Lamb)
- Seafood and Fish
- Rice and Grains
- Fresh or Frozen Vegetable
When cooking frozen food, there is no need to defrost the food in the microwave prior to preparing. However, frozen food will prolong the pre-heating time and cooking time by a few additional minutes depending on the amount of food. To ensure to have your meal ready when you wish to eat it is important to plan accordingly.