How to Get the Funky Smell Out of an Instant Pot
The Instant Pot is one of the most versatile kitchen appliances around. With the 7-in-1 cooking tool, you can pressure cook, sauté, steam, and slow cook, along with settings for rice, yogurt, and more.
I'm embarrassed to say it was almost two years before I learned how to properly clean the Instant Pot myself!
Pressure cooking, one of the Instant Pot’s central functions, transforms recipes that would normally require standing over the stove for hours into meals that come together in minutes. Popular Instant Pot recipes include chilis, curries, soups, stews, rice, and braised meats, streamlining recipes that pack flavor and punch.
After frequent Instant Pot use, however, you may notice unpleasant aromas lingering even after you've washed and scrubbed the appliance—perhaps the smell from last week’s chili is still hanging around, or the curry you threw together in minutes is still fragrant when you open the lid. Speaking from personal experience, I'm embarrassed to say it was almost two years before I learned how to properly clean the Instant Pot myself!
Don't live with a troublesome odor in your Instant Pot. Follow these easy steps to rid your pressure cooker of any funky smells in no time at all. Let’s get started!
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