A complete guide and instructions to the Instant Pot Air Fryer Lid. We will provide you with key information about the Instant Pot Air Fryer Lid that will be useful if you are looking to get one or always have one.
Can I make my instant pot an air fryer?
If you have a 6qt instant pot most versions have an air fry lid that will fit right from instant pot. Please version your version is on the list which can be found here.
Is the Instant Pot air fryer lid worth it?
This questions is one that is asked often of the Instant Pot Air Fryer Lid and is an easy one to answer. If you do not need to air fry a lot of food at the same time the Instant Pot Air Fry Lid is worth it. It allows you to pressure cook something in the Instant Pot and then crisp it up with putting the Instant Pot Lid on or just cook something with the Instant Pot Air Fryer Lid.
Are all Instant Pot compatible with the Air Fryer Lid?
In the instruction manual it states it is compatible with the following models:
“Model: Duo 60 (IP-DUO60, IP-DUO60 V2, IP-DUO60 V2.1, IP-DUO60-ENW,
IP-DUO60 V3, Duo 60 V3, Duo Frontier Rose 60, Duo Dazzling Dahlia 60, Duo
White 60, Duo Teal 60, Duo Red 60, Duo Black SS 60, Duo Red SS 60, Duo Nova
Black SS 60). Lux 60 (IP-LUX60, Lux Blue 60, Lux Red 60, IP-LUX60 V2, IP-LUX60-
ENW, IP-LUX60-ENW-MM, IP-LUX60 V3, Lux Breezy Blossoms 60, Lux Vintage
Floral 60, Lux Black SS 60, Lux Red SS 60, Lux 60 V3). Duo Plus 60 (Duo Plus 60,
Duo Plus Cinnamon SS 60, Duo Plus Blue SS 60, Duo Plus Copper SS 60,
Duo Plus Black SS 60). Ultra 60 (Ultra 60). Viva 60 (Viva, Viva 60, Viva Cinnamon
60, Viva Cobalt 60, Viva Eggplant 60, Viva Red SS 60, Viva Black SS 60). Nova
Plus 60 (Nova Plus 60). Duo Nova 60 (Duo Nova 60).“
Please check the manual here for the latest information from the Instant Pot website.
Is there and Air Fryer Lid for the 8 Quart Instant pot?
Instant Pot does not make a separate 8 Quart Air Fryer Lid however they do have an 8qt Instant Pot Duo Crisp that is a combo pressure cooker and air fryer.
You cannot use the the 6qt Instant Pot Air Fryer Lid on the 8qt Instant pot.
Do you use oil in the Instant pot Air Fryer lid?
You do not use oil in the bottom of your inner pot however if you would like to crisp something up or add crunch to your food lightly spray your food with olive oil before you put it in your air fryer basket.
Does the Instant Pot Air Fryer Lid lock?
The Instant Pot Air Fryer Lid will not lock like the normal pressure cooking lid does. It will sit on top of the instant pot with your inner pot however you will need to make sure the air fryer lid is placed correctly on top. Once it is in place you will here a musical alert letting you know.
The one things to note is the Instant Pot Air Fry Lid is only compatible with the stainless steel inner pot NOT the ceramic inner pot.
Can I use the Instant Pot Air Fryer Lid without the basket?
Here is what Instant Pot says specifically in there instructions:
“Depending on your recipe, food may be placed in the multi-level air fryer basket, in an oven-safe baking dish or directly in the inner pot. Always use the stainless steel inner pot, with or without the accessories.”
Click here to a link to the instructions.
Why does the plug for the Instant Pot Air Fryer lid look so different from my Instant Pot?
Instant Pot created this plug to help remind you that you cannot have the Instant Pot Air Fryer Lid and Instant Pot pressure cooker plugged in at the same time. The plug for the Instant Pot Air Fryer Lid was designed such that it will allow you to plug it into a grounded outlet and it will cover the outlet next to it as well. ** This is an import thing to remember you plug on or the other.
What are the Instant Pot Air Fryer Lid Pre-Set buttons?
There are six preset buttons on your Instant Pot Air Fryer Lid. Each of these buttons has a specific use and a specific temperature range that you will create the perfect meal.
|Instant Pot Air Fry Lid Pre-Set Button||Description of the Instant Pot Air Fry Lid Pre-Set Buttons|
|Air Fry||This setting will help you crisp up foods you may have created in your Instant Pot or frozen foods such as French Fry’s.|
|Broil||This settings will help you create that melt cheese on top of items such as pizza bagels or over the top of rice|
|Bake||This settings is going to be the closest to your oven in-regards to the time and temperature in a recipe.|
|Roast||This setting will help you create that crispy skin or crunchy crust on top of meats.|
|Reheat||This setting is the one we use the most as we always reheat leftovers in no time.|
|Dehydrate||This setting is for low-heat that you can dehydrate fruit or meat.|
What are the Instant Pot Air Fryer Lid Pre-Set buttons temperature ranges?
|Instant Pot Air Fry Lid Pre-Set Button||Instant Pot Air Fry Lid Pre-Set Button Temperature Range|
|Air Fry||300 to 400ºF|
149 to 204ºC
|Bake||180 to 380ºF|
82 to 193ºC
|Roast||250 to 380ºF|
121 to 193ºC
|Reheat||120 to 360ºF|
49 to 182ºC
|Dehydrate||105 to 165ºF|
41 to 74ºC
When using the Instant Pot Air Fryer Lid how do I get the crisp on the food?
There are a lot of questions/comments where people have issues getting crunchy food with the Instant Pot Air Fryer Lid. In the table below you will get a number of tips to help ensure your food gets that crunch if that is what you are looking for.
|Tips to get food crispy or crunch with your Instant Pot Air Fryer Lid|
|Pre-heat to your desired temperature before putting food basket in|
|Do not over crowd the food in your air fry basket|
|Lightly spray your food with olive oil before you put it in the basket|
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