Liquids should be water-based, such as broth, stick, soup or juice. If using canned, condensed, or cream-based soup, add water to ensure you meet the minimum liquid required: 5.7L – 375ml, 8L – 500 ml.
Do not overfill the inner pot, and ensure all contents are below the PC Max – 2/3 line shown.
3.2 Slow Cook
Watch the video to learn how to slow cook.
Low setting on standard slow cookers
Medium setting on standard slow cookers
High setting on standard slow cookers
Tips for best results
Set for a minimum of 10 hours (10:00).
Automatically sets to ‘Keep Warm’. Press Keep Warm setting to deactivate.
Watch the video to learn how to sauté and deglaze.
Simmering, thickening and reducing liquids
Pan searing or sautéing
Stir-frying or browning meat
Tips for best results
Do not put the lid on when using the Sauté function.
Always deglaze the inner pot after sautéing.
Watch the video to learn how to make yogurt in your Instant Pot, or follow our How to guide on the blog.
3.5 Sous Vide
Watch the video to learn how to Sous Vide in your Instant Pot.
3.6 Additional Dry Cooking Functions
3.7 Delay Start
Delay Start can be set from between 10 minutes (00:10) and 24 hours (24:00).
(Not available with the Sauté or Yogurt Smart Programmes)
3.8 Keep Warm
When cooking is complete, the display shows End if Keep Warm is turned off. If not, the timer begins counting from 00:00 up to 10 hours (10:00).
Clean your Instant Pot after each use. Always unplug the unit and let all parts cool to room temperature before cleaning. Before use or storing, make sure all surfaces are dry.
All parts of your Duo aside from the multi cooker base and power lead are dishwasher safe.
For the steam rack and lid and lid parts, place on the top rack of the dishwasher only.
Remove all parts of the lid before cleaning.
If Multicooker base and power cord need cleaning, WIPE ONLY with a damp cloth.
Note: Check the condensation collector after each use and empty and clean it as needed. Do not allow food or moisture to sit in the condensation collector, as harmful bacteria may result.
Note: Some discolouration may occur after machine washing, but this will not affect the multicooker’s safety or performance.
Refer to user manual for status messages and error codes.
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