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Discussion in 'Swamp Cook Shack' started by insuragator, Apr 6, 2019.

  1. insuragator

    insuragator Premium Member

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    Any recipe ideas? I've cooked ribs and did a low country boil and they turned out great. Now I'm obsessed and want to cook more :)
     
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  2. anstro76

    anstro76 GC Hall of Fame

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    I just got one a day ago, my mom brought me one and an air fryer for my birthday. The air fryer is a revelation for a single guy. Haven't broke out the Instant Pot yet.
     
  3. WhattaGator

    WhattaGator Ever Vigilant Psycho Mod Moderator VIP Member "Cook Shack Chef"

    It has pretty amazing new versatility in the updraded product.

    So many different functions.
     
  4. insuragator

    insuragator Premium Member

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    The air fryer is wonderful
     
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  5. gatorchamps0607

    gatorchamps0607 Always Rasta Premium Member

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    I just got an 8 quart Quick Pot for 40 bucks on clearance at Walmart. It has a sous vide setting! So far I did a small brisket (point) in the pressure cooker. I took it out right before it would be pulled. Cut it into chunks and then seared them on a cast iron skillet then in the oven for a few minutes to glaze some BBQ over them. It was amazing and fast. Pull apart brisket in less than an hour... Can't beat that.

    I also did some carrots with smoked paprika, garlic salt, sugar, shallots and butter that was really fast and tasted great as well (that recipe is especially amazing if you can char them a little on the grill too). Haven't gotten to use the sous vide yet but I can't wait!
     
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  6. gatorknights

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    I just got one, any tips, pointers or killer recopies?
     
  7. WhattaGator

    WhattaGator Ever Vigilant Psycho Mod Moderator VIP Member "Cook Shack Chef"

    Try this one...

    Char Shu Ribs

    Ingredients...

    1 Lg. Clove Fresh Garlic, Minced
    2 1/2 to 3 lbs. Pork Back Ribs, cut into separate ribs (NOT Baby Backs, but the meaty ones)
    2 Tbsp Light Olive Oil
    3 Tbsp Ketchup
    3 Tbsp Hoisin Sauce
    2 Tbsp Honey
    1/2 Cup Chicken Stock or Broth
    1/3 Cup Low Sodium Soy Sauce
    3 Tbsp Sake
    2 Tbsp Grated Ginger
    Pinch of Allspice
    1 Tsp White Pepper
    1 Bunch Creen Onions, chopped

    Cooked White Rice


    Directions:

    Set electric pressure cooker to High/Sear, add Olive oil and brown ribs, set ribs aside, then add minced garlic for 30 seconds.

    Add all remaining ingredients, and stir.

    Add ribs, cover, and set cooker to "Meat" setting.

    Once finished cooking, release pressure, set ribs aside and cover with foil.

    Skim any fat from liquid in cooker,

    Serve Ribs over rice, top with sauce and chopped green onions
    Pretty good stuff
     
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  8. wjd

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    I just bought one on Amazon Prime Day. Cooked pulled pork butt in it last night. Cooked with Dr. Pepper and barbecue sauce. Took 90 minutes for a 5 lb. butt! You can google the recipes for almost anything cooking with the Insta-Pot.
     
  9. wjd

    wjd Premium Member

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    Since cooking the pork butt which I cooked about 10 minutes too long, I also cooked a pot roast and chicken thighs that came out real good. I would advise you to be careful on the cooking times. If you look at Insta-Pot recipes on the internet for a particular dish, the cooking times recommended can vary widely. I wish I could give better advice but I'm still experimenting, and making notes on the recipe, to change it a little bit the next time!