Yes, you can use an Instant Pot to make ramen! In fact, using an Instant Pot can make the process much easier and faster. Here's a step-by-step guide to making delicious ramen in your Instant Pot:
- Preheat the Instant Pot by selecting 'Sauté' mode and add oil.
- Once the oil is hot, add sliced onions and ginger and sauté until fragrant.
- Add chicken broth, soy sauce, mirin, sake, sugar, and bring it to boil.
- Add sliced pork belly or chicken thighs into the pot and cook for 10-15 minutes until meat is tender.
- Take out the meat from the pot and set aside.
- Add dried shiitake mushrooms into the pot and cook for another 10-15 minutes until they are fully rehydrated.
- Remove mushrooms from broth mixture and slice them thinly then set aside.
- In another bowl mix together eggs yolks with sesame oil in a small bowl then put it aside as well
- Strain broth mixture into another pot or bowl through cheesecloth or fine mesh strainer so that you obtain clear soup without any impurities
- Select manual mode on instant pot set timer for 4 minutes after pressure valve seals then add Ramen noodles in along with boiled egg halves if desired
- Once completed do a quick release of pressure valve open lid remove egg halves (if added) then strain water from noodles immediately
- Place noodles in bowls along with your desired toppings (pork/chicken slices, mushrooms, spring onions, etc.)
- Pour hot soup over noodles, stir all ingredients together & enjoy!
The possibilities are endless when it comes to customizing your ramen with different toppings, meats, and spices. So go ahead and experiment with your Instant Pot to create the perfect bowl of ramen!
Instant Instant Pots Buying Guide
The Instant Pot is a versatile kitchen appliance that can cook up to 70% faster than traditional cooking methods. The Instant Pot comes in five versions, here are the top 3 best sellers by price category. We’re confident that you’ll be able to find the right one for your budget and kitchen.
Instant Pot Duo 7-in-1 Electric Pressure Cooker 6 Quart
This product is a 7-in-1 Instant Pot Duo electric pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, steamer, sauté pan, yogurt maker and food warmer. It features 13 customizable Smart Programs for pressure cooking and comes with a tri-ply bottom for more even cooking. It's perfect for growing families as it can cook for up to six people and comes with a free app with over 1900 recipes. Plus it has over 10 safety features and is fingerprint resistant!
Why People Love This
- Instant Pot users have used both the 3qt and 6qt sizes for various purposes.
- The Instant Pot is versatile - not only can it be used for slow cooking, proofing, and yogurt/farmer cheese-making, it can also be used as a deep fryer with an optional glass lid.
- The Manual setting has been renamed as "Pressure Cook" in newer versions of the Instant Pot.
Instant Pot RIO 7-in-1 Electric Multi-Cooker Pressure Cooker 6 Quart
The Instant Pot RIO is an innovative 7-in-1 electric multi-cooker with an upgraded anti-spin inner pot and easy to use control panel with cooking progress indicator. It has 13 customizable smart programs with pressure and slow cook settings, plus 10 safety features. The inner pot is made of food grade stainless steel and tri-ply bottom for even cooking, making it great for growing families or meal prepping. Plus, the free app provides over 800 recipes for iOS and Android!
Why People Love This
- Quick and fast shipping
- Good deals and very cheap
- Easy to use with a button to release the stem instead of using tongs
- Preheat and on show progress
- Highly recommended Instant Pot brand
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Instant Pot Duo Crisp 11-in-1 Air Fryer and Electric Pressure Cooker Combo with Multicooker Lids
This product is an Instant Pot Duo Crisp 11-in-1 Air Fryer and Electric Pressure Cooker Combo with Multicooker Lids that offers a wide range of functions, including air frying, roasting, baking, dehydrating, pressure cooking, slow cooking and more. It features Evencrisp Technology to deliver crunchy and tender food without the need for deep-frying with oil. It also has 11 customizable Smart Programs for quick one-touch cooking plus a free app with over 1900 recipes. The stainless steel pot is designed for even cooking and the product comes with many safety features including overheat protection.
Why People Love This
- Cooks food quickly and to perfection
- Easy to use and clean
- Multiple uses - pressure cooking, air frying, baking, dehydrating
- Compatible with 8 qt models
- Can fit in smaller spaces like an RV