Instant Pot 5252247 Official Mesh Steamer Baskets, Set of 2, Stainless Steel
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Check your manual if you are not sure what that is for your Instant Pot, and make sure you don’t use less than that amount.
You set your timer to zero minutes and the instant pot steams the veggie mix in the time it takes to come to pressure. Transfer the eggs to a bowl of cold water to cool (add ice for more rapid cooling, but ice isn't necessarily for making easy-peel eggs). If you want to check the food mid-way through steaming, it's best to use the saute function instead of the steam function.The time can be adjusted up to 15 minutes by selecting “More”, or down to 3 minutes bysetting it to “Less”.
But if you want to try and see if steaming in Instant Pot is for you, you can still make steamed vegetables in the Instant Pot without it. This cooking method has only one disadvantage – you can’t check on the vegetables while they are cooking because the lid of the Instant Pot is locked.You will see from the steaming times charts below that very few foods have steaming times that align with the presets under the “Steam” setting, so generally it is just as easy to use the “Manual”/”Pressure cook” function and set the time manually. Alternatively, you can steam food in a heat-proof bowl placed inside the Instant Pot bowl with no trivet, the bowl just needs to have sides that are high enough to be an inch or two above the waterline to keep the food out of the water. Steaming is a great way to cook food quickly and evenly, making it a perfect method for cooking in the Instant Pot.
If you can’t find the right button, check the instructions that came with your Instant Pot or look up the online guide. Mixed veggies:I use a veggie mix containing broccoli florets, carrots, and cauliflower for this recipe, but you can mix whatever veggies you like. However, it’s best to check the veggies before the time runs out so they don’t accidentally overcook and get mushy.You can cook as many eggs as you like at one time, but be careful of wedging eggs too firmly against one another or stacking eggs on top of each other since these can cause eggs to crack.