TOP 10 Instant Pot Lunar New Year Delights

While the Lunar New Year was technically yesterday, why not take a page from the way they do it in China and celebrate the Chinese New Year all week long? These scrumptious recipes for your Instant Pot will help make it a tasty time.

Instant pot recipes noodle soup with tofu
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Noodle Soup with Tofu

By: Instant Flat Belly Cookbook by Patricia Gilroy

This dish has it all: it’s quick, it’s easy and kids love it. Swap the chicken base with vegetable and it’s also vegetarian – and vegan – too!

Instant pot recipes danda noodles
02

Dan Dan Noodles

By: The Instant Pot Bible by Bruce Weinstein

Hot, spicy, and satisfying, this streamlined version of the classic dish takes the chill off any evening. It’s traditionally made with fresh noodles, but by cooking dried spaghetti right in the sauce the flavors meld into a cross between a pasta casserole and a Chinese classic.

Instant pot recipes chicken fried rice
03

Better Than Take-Out Chicken Fried Rice

By: Chop Secrets

Put the phone down and forget about ordering Chinese take-out. Your Instant Pot is the ticket to better than take-out taste in less time and for a lot less money. And who doesn’t love fried rice?

Instant pot recipes orange chicken
04

Better Than Take-Out Orange Chicken

By: Chop Secrets

While you’re opting for home-cooked over take-out, pair that yummy fried rice with a flavorful orange chicken dish that will leave even the pickiest eater asking for seconds. The secret to the sauce is marmalade!

Instant pot recipes super easy steamed eggs
05

Chinese Steamed Eggs (Savory Egg Custard)

By: Amy Jacky

Egg custard tarts are a favorite Chinese dessert, and this delicious steamed eggs recipe turns your Instant Pot into the doorway to a silky smooth custard treat you can enjoy any time.

Instant pot recipes turnip cake
06

Turnip Cake

By: MaoMao Mom

You will love this mouth-watering dish made with daikon, sausage and shrimp.  A traditional Chinese classic that you can easily prepare at home, thanks to an Instant Pot.

Instant pot recipes sesame noodles
07

Spicy Sesame Noodles and Vegetables

By: The Ultimate Instant Pot Cookbook for Two by Janet Zimmerman

Knowing how to cook Chinese noodles in your Instant Pot is a great trick to keep up your sleeve. In this recipe, the noodles cook with the vegetables and the cooking liquid transforms into a delicious sauce.

Instant pot recipes five spice pork ribs
08

Five-Spice Pork Ribs

By: Williams Sonoma Book 2

Don’t let the mistaken idea that you have to spend all day cooking spare ribs scare you away from fall-off-the-bone flavor. Pressure cooking the meat in your Instant Pot delivers delicious Chinese five spice flavored pork ribs in a fraction of the time.

Instant pot recipes sesame chicken
09

Sesame Chicken

By: The Instant Pot College Cookbook by Julee Morrison

Satisfy your cravings for lip-smacking Chinese taste, with this clever Instant Pot recipe for sweet sesame chicken with just the right amount of kick.

Instant pot recipes Chinese chicken wings
10

Chinese Chicken Wings

By: I Love My Instant Pot Gluten Free Diet by Michelle Fagone

Team (up) your Instant Pot with an oven broiler to give these mouth-watering wings just the right combination of tender and crisp to go with the spicy sweet sauce. An instant favorite!

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