Instant Pot is a smart multi-use Electric Pressure Cooker designed with the objective of being Convenient, Dependable and Safe. It speeds up cooking by 2-6 times making it extremely energy-efficient, while, preserving nutrients and preparing healthy, tasty dishes.
Instant Pot Lux Mini 3 Quart 6 in 1 Programmable multi-cooker replaces 6 kitchen appliances, it combines the functions of a Pressure Cooker, Slow Cooker, Rice Cooker, Sauté, Steamer, and Warmer. 10 smart built-in programs – Soup/Broth, Meat/Stew, Egg, Sauté, Rice, Porridge, Steam, Pressure Cook, Keep Warm and Slow Cook, your favorite dishes are as easy as pressing a button. The Egg Program prepares, soft, medium and hard-boiled eggs perfectly in just a few minutes.
Built with the latest 3rd generation technology with an embedded microprocessor. During cooking the microprocessor monitors pressure, temperature, keeps time, and adjusts heating intensity and duration. Even the volume of food is taken into consideration, all greatly improving cooking results and consistency of the dishes.
A 24-hour delay start timer for delayed cooking. Automatic keep warm holds the temperature of the dish until you serve. The fully sealed environment traps the flavors, nutrients and aromas within the food without heating up the kitchen. The 3-ply inner pot stainless steel bottom is extremely durable and leaves no health concerns as associated with non-stick coatings. Brushed stainless steel exterior is finger print resistant with a large, clear display panel.
UL certified, carefully designed with 10 proven safety mechanisms to eliminate many common errors that could cause harm or spoil food providing you uncompromised assurance.
Instant Pot is the ideal kitchen appliance for your faced-paced, healthy, eco-friendly lifestyle.
Instant Pot Lux 3 Quart 6 appliances in 1 enhanced version includes an egg program in addition to the Pressure Cooker, Slow Cooker, Rice Cooker, Sauté, Steamer, and Warmer.
Features 10 Smart Built-In Programs – Soup/Broth, Meat/Stew, Egg, Sauté, Rice, Porridge, Steam, Pressure Cook, Keep Warm and Slow Cook, your favorite dishes are as easy as pressing a button
Built with the latest 3rd generation microprocessor technology, up to 240 minutes pressure-cooking, up to 24 hours delay start, automatic Keep Warm up to 10 hours, 3 temperatures in Sauté & Slow Cook
Stainless steel (18/8) inner cooking pot, food grade 304, no chemical coating, with 3-ply bottom for even heat distribution, fully sealed environment traps the flavours, nutrients and aromas
UL and ULC certified, includes 10 safety mechanisms to provide users with assurance and confidence, designed to eliminate many common errors
Accessories include – stainless steel steam rack without handles, rice paddle, soup spoon, measuring cup, recipe booklet (English), manual and time table
Dimensions: 11.50 x 10.51 x 10.50 inches
Weight: 8.50 pounds
Power supply: 120V – 60Hz
Power: 700 watts
Power Supply Cord: 33 inches, detached, 3 prong
Lux series comes in four models:
Lux 30: 3qt cooking pot and 700W heating element
Lux 50: 5qt cooking pot and 900W heating element
Lux 60: 6qt cooking pot and 1000W heating element
Lux 80: 8qt cooking pot and 1200W heating element
Instant Pot® has been carefully designed to eliminate many common errors from causing harm or spoiling food. It has passed the stringent UL & ULC certification giving you uncompromised safety and peace of mind. Instant Pot protects you with 10 proven safety mechanisms and patented technologies.
Pressure Regulator, ensures working pressure below the safety limit
Anti-Blockage Vent, prevents food debris from blocking the vent
Safety Lid Lock, prevents accidental opening of the cooker while it is pressurized
Designed with a sensor for lid position detection, monitors whether the lid is in an unsafe position for pressure cooking
Automatic temperature control, regulates temperature based on the type of program being selected
High Temperature monitoring, avoids burning food
Automatic Pressure Controller, keeps pressure always in the safe range
Electrical current and temperature fuse cuts off power if the current or internal temperature exceeds safety limits
Excess Pressure Protection, releases excess pressure into internal chamber in a dangerous situation
Smart detection of leaky lid (e.g. steam release is in the open position)
Read warning card and warning stickers. Remove all packaging materials and removable warning cards from the cooker and accessories.
Read warning cards and warning labels. Remove all packaging materials and removable warning cards from the cooker and accessories.
Clean the inner pot, lid and accessories with water and detergent before the first use.
Install the condensation collector (where applicable: only on Lux Mini and Lux80) at the rear of the cooker by aligning the top of the collector with the guides on the cooker and press in.
Place the steam release handle on the lid.
The steam release handle does not lock tight into the lid but will fit loosely.
Before using your Instant Pot®
To remove the lid, hold the handle, turn the lid counter clockwise and lift.
Remove the inner pot from the cooker.
Add food and liquids to the inner pot as the recipe directs. If steaming, place the steam rack on the bottom of the inner pot first. See “Cooking and Safety Tips” for the minimum liquid requirement for pressure cooking.
Wipe the outside of the inner pot dry. Make sure there is no food debris on the heating element.
Put the inner pot back into the cooker. Rotate slightly to ensure that it is seated correctly.
When installing the sealing ring, make sure the sealing ring rack is completely set in the groove on the inside of the sealing ring. Ensure there is no deformation on the sealing ring rack. Do not attempt to repair a deformed ring rack.
To place lid, reverse Step 1. Place the lid on the cooker, align the mark on the lid with the mark and turn clockwise to the mark.
Make sure the steam release valve, float valve, and anti-block shield are clean and free from debris.
After putting the lid on, make sure the float valve on lid top drops down.
Do not put the lid on for the Sauté program.
Initial Test Run
To familiarize yourself with the Instant Pot® and check if the cooker is working properly:
Add 3 cups of water into the inner pot using the plastic measuring cup provided.
Close the lid. Turn steam release handle to sealing position.
Press the Steam button and press the + / – keys to adjust the steaming time to 2 minutes.
The preheating cycle will start after 10 seconds and the cooker with Display On. Traces of steam may release until the float valve pops up. The Steam program will begin after a few minutes when working pressure is reached. The cooker will beep and switch to KeepWarm mode if the Auto Keep Warm function is ON.