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Re: InstaPot - who has one?

Postby Bsuds » May 11th, 2017, 9:26 am

Lady tehMa wrote:The chili was amazing. Cook time was about 2 hours - from dried beans!

My husband (whose response to chili is usually *meh*) asked for seconds and actually said "This is really good"!

I have discovered online communities dedicated to Instant Pot, and recipies. There is no shortage of them. I belong to two facebook communities now, and this weekend I hope to have time to plan some menus in advance.

It is true something can cook in 10 minutes - but if it is on pressure setting it takes about 30 minutes to get to pressure.

I can definitely see using this a lot, especially in the summer :)


So from start to finished how long for a meal like this?
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Re: InstaPot - who has one?

Postby Lady tehMa » May 11th, 2017, 8:26 pm

I included the wait time in the total. :) Really hard to believe!
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Re: InstaPot - who has one?

Postby KevinJP » May 17th, 2017, 12:49 pm

The best thing since sliced bread. It's right on the top of my gift list for my family members.

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Re: InstaPot - who has one?

Postby CoffeeCanuck » May 26th, 2017, 2:36 pm

Are you still enjoying your instapot Lady?
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Re: InstaPot - who has one?

Postby Bsuds » May 26th, 2017, 2:38 pm

KevinJP wrote:The best thing since sliced bread. It's right on the top of my gift list for my family members.


From family members on my list.
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Re: InstaPot - who has one?

Postby Lady tehMa » May 27th, 2017, 2:57 pm

CoffeeCanuck wrote:Are you still enjoying your instapot Lady?


I am! The other night I needed a dinner, so I googled chicken instant pot recipies.

Put some oil, green onion, garlic, ginger and thai chili sauce in on saute. Tossed in chicken thighs, some of which were still partially frozen. Added in the sauce mix (soy sauce, vinegar, sesame oil & sugar) and put on high pressure for 12 mintues. Let it go to warm/natural release for 12 minutes. Bled off the remaining pressure. Shredded the chicken. Threw in some water/cornstarch mix, covered for another 5 minutes. Served with lettuce (as wraps) and rice stick noodles (for my husband). Total time, about half an hour.
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Re: InstaPot - who has one?

Postby Queen K » May 27th, 2017, 3:03 pm

Wow! Sounds delicious. And would you make that recipe again? :D
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Re: InstaPot - who has one?

Postby Lady tehMa » May 27th, 2017, 3:08 pm

Queen K wrote:Wow! Sounds delicious. And would you make that recipe again? :D


Yes. Given that the family had seconds, and then said more than once "that was pretty good!"
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Re: InstaPot - who has one?

Postby CoffeeCanuck » May 27th, 2017, 4:47 pm

You probably know this already Lady, but in case you don't, there is an Instapot community on FB as well as a group called Instapot Recipes 101.
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Re: InstaPot - who has one?

Postby Lady tehMa » May 27th, 2017, 5:35 pm

Yes, I'm a member of two now. But thanks for thinking of me!
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Re: InstaPot - who has one?

Postby Lady tehMa » Jun 22nd, 2017, 9:18 pm

Tonight I got home from work and discovered I had forgotten to plan a meal. =_= Quickly looked up a recipe I had pinned the day before, I was sure I had most of the ingredients.

Put 3 frozen chicken breasts in the instant pot with a cup of water. Added in a block of cream cheese, a packet's worth of ranch dip mix (I have a costco shaker bottle) and a handful of epicure bacon/tomato/leek dip mix. Put it on for an hour, changed and left for zumba.

Came home, opened pot and shredded the chicken (just fell apart!). Added in some pepper, and cornstarch/water mix. Added in some grated cheddar. While that was thickening on warm I cut up tomatoes, celery and cukes. Got some hamburgers buns out, toasted them and called the family. Voila! The recipe is called "crack chicken".

I thought it was "okay". Family loved it though.
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Re: InstaPot - who has one?

Postby Bsuds » Jul 29th, 2017, 6:36 am

So has the Instapot initial excitement worn off any yet or do you still use/love it lots?
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Re: InstaPot - who has one?

Postby Bsuds » Aug 1st, 2017, 11:25 am

Bsuds wrote:So has the Instapot initial excitement worn off any yet or do you still use/love it lots?


Well nobody answered :-X so I bought one and will have to find out for myself! :smt045
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Re: InstaPot - who has one?

Postby ferri » Aug 1st, 2017, 1:30 pm

[icon_lol2.gif] I guess it's up to you to let everyone know.
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Re: InstaPot - who has one?

Postby Bsuds » Aug 1st, 2017, 3:28 pm

Yup, as soon as I figure it out!

Believe it or not I read the instructions first. :up:
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