Instant Pot Duo Plus

The Instant Pot Duo Plus is a wonderful electric pressure cooker that has multiple functions. This pressure cooker has all of the important characteristics that make it the best Instant Pot that you need in your kitchen.

1. The Instant Pot Duo Plus lid

The new The Instant Pot Duo Plus is equipped with a smart program and an optimal EasySeal lid. The Instant Pot Duo Plus is automatically sealed by the well-designed EasySeal lid that comes with it. There is also a button that you can use to release the steam from the the Instant Pot Duo Plus. The Instant Pot Duo Plus is what you need if you want yourself or your family with good ans tasty recipes.

Moreover, for safety reasons, never try to open cooker when it is pressurized. When the instant pot duo plus is pressurized, the lid will lock to prevent opening the cooker. The cooking won’t begin if the lid is not in a safe position for pressure cooking.

Also, it is worth noting that the previous instant pot duo plus has the Steam Smart Program and a standard lid.

2. Instant pot duo plus 60

The Instant pot Duo Plus 60 is replacing the instant pot duo 60. This instant pot adds an additional cooking program (the sous-vide program) and a new LCD display screen. However, the performance remains the same. This pressure cooker performs its function relatively well.

Fast cooking and time saving is how we can describe the instant pot duo plus 60. This cooker combines 9 appliances in one:

  1. pressure cooker,
  2. slow cooker,
  3. rice cooker,
  4. steamer,
  5. sauté pan,
  6. Egg Cooker,
  7. Yogurt Maker,
  8. heater
  9. and a sterilizer

The fingerprint-resistant stainless steel lid and components and accessories are dishwasher safe.

Furthermore, you could also use the free Instant Pot app on iOS and Android devices to load hundreds of recipes for any kitchen to help you start your culinary adventure.

Millions of users provide support and advice in the many online communities.

The cooking programs are expanded and pressure cooking is well controlled, but for the rest, things get complicated. The reading of the control panel is not necessarily easy. The programming may seem tedious and the valve is not motorized, as it can be on the Cookeo.

This forces the user to stay next to his Instant Pot to evacuate the Steam. We’ve had more practice. The Instant Pot is a highly recommended device for those who like to understand the workings of their household appliances. However, the Cookeo of Moulinex has nothing to envy him, except its size.

If you want go deeper in seeing how the instant pot duo plus 60 works, you can watch Youtube video for Making CHICKEN using this instant pot.

2.1 Strengths of Instant pot duo plus 60

  • Measured footprint
  • Minimal and easy maintenance
  • Homogeneous temperatures
  • Choice of pressure level

2.2 Weak Points Instant pot duo plus 60

  • Non-motorized valve
  • No handle on the stainless steel bowl
  • Control panel difficult to grasp.
  • Cooking slower than with Cookeo

3. Instant pot duo plus 8 quart

The Instant pot duo plus 8 quart is ideal for large families( 6+ people). Up to 70% quicker. A great meal is a press of button away with 15 microprocessor controlled programs taking the guess-work out of your cooking. Perfect results can be achieved all the time.

The Instant Pot Duo Plus 8 quart has 15 programs that you can use various recipes.

  1. pressure cooker,
  2. rice cooker
  3. slow cooker,
  4. yogurt maker,
  5. steamer,
  6. sauté pan,
  7. food warmer,
  8. stock pot,
  9. cake maker
  10. egg cooker,
  11. sterilizer
  12. and sous vide.
  13. with additional programs
Size8 Quart
Smart Programs15 Programs: Soup/Broth, Meat/Stew, Sauté, Rice, Porridge/Oatmeal, Steam, Slow Cook, Yogurt, Keep Warm, Sterilizer, Egg, Pressure Cook, Sous Vide, Cake, and Bean/Grain
Power1200W
Power Supply120V-60Hz
Weight15.57 lbs / 7.01 kg
Dimensions: (cm)37.6L x 34.3W x 36.8H
Dimensions (inches)14.80L ×13.50W ×14.49H
Warranty12 months
Accessories includedsteam rack with handles
Instant pot duo plus 8 quart

4. Instant pot duo plus 6 quart

Instant pot duo plus 6 Quart is ideal for a 5 persons–family. In addition to the standard stainless steel exterior, the Instant pot duo plus 6-Quart even comes in several colors to match the décor of any kitchen: black, blue, copper, etc.

Size6 Quart
Smart Programs15 Programs: Soup/Broth, Meat/Stew, Sauté, Rice, Porridge/Oatmeal, Steam, Slow Cook, Yogurt, Keep Warm, Sterilizer, Egg, Pressure Cook, Sous Vide, Cake, and Bean/Grain
Power1000W
Power Supply120V-60Hz
Weight12.35 lbs / 5.6 kg
Dimensions: (cm)33.5L x 31W x 33H
Dimensions (inches)13.39L × 12.21W × 12.48H
Warranty12 months
Accessories includedsteam rack with handles
Instant pot duo plus 6 quart

5. Instant pot duo plus 3 quart

The small Instant pot duo plus is the Instant pot duo plus 3 Quart. This mini Instant pot duo plus is great for one or two persons or for preparing side meals.

Size3 Quart
Smart Programs13 Programs: Soup/Broth, Meat/Stew, Sauté, Rice, Porridge/Oatmeal, Steam, Slow Cook, Yogurt, Keep Warm, Sterilizer, Egg, Pressure Cook, and Sous Vide
Power700W
Power Supply120V-60Hz
Weight8.8 lbs / 4.0 kg
Dimensions: (cm)29.2L x 25.9W x 27.9H
Dimensions (inches)11.50L × 10.20W × 10.98H
Warranty12 months
Accessories includedsteam rack with handles
Instant pot duo plus 3 quart

6. Instant pot duo plus Steam Release 

There is a Steam release on the top of the Instant pot duo plus that releases excess pressure by venting steam through the valve. If there is steam leakage from the lid, the cooker will not start.

The Steam Release Valve controls “Venting” and “Sealing”.

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