Now with the evolution of the food industry instant pots are being a part and parcel of our lives. A lot of cooks use instant pots to do a lot of different tasks. Having an instant pot is not enough because you will also need to have different accessories along with it so that you can prepare all kinds of food.
So today I thought I’d share a few of my personal favorite Instant Pot accessories, as well as a few that I have on my “wish list.” 🙂 These genius accessories are sure to make your favorite kitchen appliance even more indispensable!
11 Must-Have Instant Pot Accessories
#1. Glass Lid
The glass lid is an essential element of the instant pot which is used when you are cooking non pressurizing items in the instant pot. It is very easy to put on and it actually helps in stopping the oil from splattering when you are using the sauté option. When you are using the slow cooking option, having this glass lid is essential. If you need something to trap the condensed water then you can get nothing better than the glass lid. This will help in maintaining the moisture inside the pot, and your food will never dry out.
#2. Steaming Pans
It is a huge time saver if you can heat up different cooked foods simultaneously. To do that you definitely have to buy the steaming pans. All you have to do is to stack up all the pans, and you can lock all these till it is warm enough to serve.
#3. Steamer Basket
If you love to have steamed and boiled veggies then it is definitely important for you to buy a steamer basket that helps you in cooking vegetables easily. Handling the basked is incredibly easy and it has a little hook so that while lifting the lid up it can be easy for you.
#4. Silicone Cupcake Liners
Do you really love to bake cupcakes? Now you do not have to possess an oven for baking these sweet treats. You will definitely be able to create wonderful cupcakes if you buy some silicone cupcake liners. All you have to do is to mix the ingredients and put it in the lining pots and once you place it in and follow the instructions you are good to go.
#5. Nonstick Inner Pot
You have to make sure that the inner pot is made up of high-quality ceramic so that it doesn’t stick to the surface. The nonstick inner pot is handy if you want to cook meat and fist. The ceramic inner pot will make sure that your food can be cooked without sticking to the surface.
#6. Air Frying Lid
This lid allows you to broil or air fry your foods in the instapot. The lid fits 6 quart and 8 quart instapots. The lid comes with a basket to put the food in. Also, you get stainless steel tongs to grab the food after it has been fried.
#7. Cake Pan
Along with cupcakes you will also be able to create 6 inch cakes in this instant pressure cooker because you can insert a cake Pan and bake it perfectly. With the help of these springform pans, you will be able to create amazing cakes without going through the hassle of using the oven.
#8. Egg Steamer Rack
Boiling your eggs have never been easier and now with the help of egg steamer rack. The egg steamer rack has been designed so that the eggs will not crack while touching each other, and they will be held securely as well. The boiled eggs will be cooked perfectly each time.
#9. Sealing Ring
Remember that you will need to change your sealing ring every so often. After some time, the sealing ring tends to wear out. It is handy to have another sealing ring to replace the one that is worn out.
#10. Silicone Lid
The silicone lid will help you put leftover food in an airtight container.
#11. Gripper Clip
If you feel very hot while lifting the lid off your container, then you should definitely get hold of these gripper clips. This is because of the fact that these clips are made up of food-grade plastic and metal. They are handy to have around.
These are the best Instant pot accessories that you should be buying. I am constantly on the lookout for more and better accessories. I am looking for things are either save space, provide good value or save time. If you have any recommendations please let me know.