If you use your Instant Pot regularly, you’ll want to keep the steaming rack or your metal or silicone steamer basket nearby. When used with this appliance, the basket elevates food from sitting directly on the surface of the insert bowl.
Likewise, people ask, do you always use trivet in Instant Pot?
Trivets are not always necessary though, some racks and baskets can pick your food up all by themselves. Some trivets however act as your food rack also. This is commonly found with egg accessories. The Instant Pot trivet slightly raises the eggs off the bottom and lets them steam or boil without creating a hot spot.
Similarly one may ask, what can I use for a rack in my pressure cooker?
The old standby substitute for a trivet is the the metal lid of a large jar, but suitable substitutes can include stainless steel cookie cutters, a screen from the food mill, an upside down ceramic or stainless steel bowl, a steamer basket, and even a real trivet that is just the right size can go from the table and …
What is the Instant Pot trivet used for?
The Instant Pot trivet is designed to elevate ingredients above the liquid. There are many recipes we don’t want to mix with the cooking liquid, such as delicate foods like salmon and eggs, or desserts. (Soggy cheesecake… yuck!)