Can an Instant Pot replace my slow cooker?

Yes — technically an Instant Pot can replace a Crock-Pot. … “Using the slow cooker function on an Instant Pot cooked food in the same amount of time as a Crock-Pot — but the results were a little drier,” says Nicole Papantoniou, senior testing editor and producer in our Kitchen Appliances and Technology Lab.

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Considering this, is it better to slow cook or pressure cook?

Slow Cooker: Which One Is Right for You? … A pressure cooker uses hot steam and pressure to quickly cook food, such as dried beans, faster than conventional cooking methods. Slow cookers use lower temperatures and longer cooking times to slowly cook food, such as meat and stews.

Thereof, when can I use an Instant Pot as a slow cooker? How To Use Instant Pot As Slow Cooker?

  1. Prepare the food for slow cooking and place it in the inner pot.
  2. Close the lid (Glass lid is better but you can use the regular lid as well).
  3. Press the Slow Cook button.
  4. Hit the Adjust button and make the setting to Normal or High (Normal = Low and High = High as specified above).

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