With warm weather in the forecast, take that Instant Pot out and give our mouthwatering, easy summer instant pot recipes a try with an Asian flare! Perfect for a gathering or crowd, these recipes are sure to impress and are just fall-off-the-bone good!
Plus, we have a free Instant Pot Cooking Times Chart printable to make your life easier!
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These easy summer instant pot recipes are your lifesaving, go-to playbook this summer for delicious recipes, with a little bit of that Asian twist to elevate from basic to so darn good!
Our 5 summer instant pot recipes are some of our favorite recipes we have, with some tried and tested family classics! All under 35 minutes!
We’ll also share the top Instant Pot model we rely on and the perfect cooking time to get that just right consistency! We even have a free Instant Pot Cooking Times Chart printable for your reference to keep handy at all times! (don’t worry—it has times for meat, seafood, and vegetables) at the bottom of this post!
This post will go over everything you need to know for our 5 easy summer instant pot recipes.
The Best Instant Pot We Love to Use for Our Easy Summer Instant Pot Recipes
So, we love the Instant Pot Duo Plus 6 Quart for all our Instant Pot Recipes! The pressure builds quick, the lid locks easily and securely, PLUS the quick recipe buttons makes it super simple to follow.
True story, I actually was gifted a knock-off brand of the Instant Pot and it definitely doesn’t work as good as the real thing. Like the steam doesn’t stay in the pot, so annoying!
There’s even a STERILIZE option for easy cleaning of jars or bottles, a RICE setting, and a ton of quick recipe buttons that makes it super simple to follow!
Check out The Top Kitchen Essentials You Need to Make Your Life Easier for other favorite recipe tools!
We’ve definitely talked about this Instant Pot Filipino Chicken Adobo recipe as it’s so addictingly good!
This is one of those warm weather instant pot recipes you can’t miss as this authentic favorite features FALL OFF THE BONE drumsticks on top of your rice!
These drumsticks have so much flavor as the vinegar and soy sauce infuse every part of the chicken! It’s then further drenched in sauce loaded with garlic! So good!
For another irresistible, juicy wing recipe our Easy Sticky Honey Instant Pot Buffalo Wings in 4 Simple Steps takes the cake!
These sticky honey instant pot buffalo wings are a definite crowd pleaser! Rubbed with a blend of spices (like 10 different spices!) and coated with a tasty sticky honey glaze, the blend of flavors are amazingly good!
The best part? It comes together in JUST 4 EASY STEPS making our list of easy summer instant pot recipes. Seriously, don’t sweat this one!
Our Easy Mexican Chicken Salad Tostadas Perfect for a Crowd is one of the favorite Mexican recipes for our readers! So not Asian, but definitely a twist from the traditional chicken salad recipe!
Cooking the chicken in the Instant Pot for that perfect shredded consistency takes ONLY 8 MINUTES! That’s it!
As the shredded chicken is the base of this Mexican dish, our chicken salad makes this list of summertime instant pot recipes as it’s cool, refreshing, and a unique spin on chicken salad.
With yummy vegetables, chicken, and even potato, topped with hot sauce on a tostada shell, who wouldn’t like this?!
Need the Instant Pot cooking times for meat, seafood, and vegetables? Download our Instant Pot Cooking Times Chart printable from my free resource library! (Get the password to the library in the form at the bottom of this post).
So, this is one of my more unique summer instant pot recipes vegetarian edition to make our list!
These Party Favorite Sriracha Deviled Eggs with Shredded Parmesan definitely takes the classic deviled eggs recipe to a whole new level! Why? It’s the combination of the delicious, shredded parmesan with the tanginess of the sriracha that ups the deviled egg game!
In other words, using the Instant Pot to cook the eggs creates the most creamy, NOT RUBBERY, soft eggs that are super easy to peel! Hello to party-perfect eggs!
So, I just had to end our list of warm weather instant pot recipes with a classic Tender Instant Pot Spicy Barbecue Chicken recipe!
Using the Trader Joe’s Sriracha and Roasted Garlic BBQ Sauce combined with 5 different types of seasoning, each drumstick is full of that sweet and spicy flavor! Therefore, it’s the perfect MILD spice level to serve at anytime for all guests for those summertime parties!
Be generous with the sauce as our sauce mixture gives plenty to coat these flavorful wings!
Download our Instant Pot Cooking Times Chart printable from my free resource library (get the password to the library in the form at the bottom of this post) to make sure you’re always prepared for any instant pot recipe you’ll need!
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Frequently Asked Questions
How long do I cook frozen chicken wings in the Instant Pot?
To cook frozen wings in the instant pot, cook 2 pounds of frozen chicken wings on HIGH for 15 minutes.
Is Adobo better the next day?
Fun fact! Filipino adobo is usually better the next day as the flavor continues to develop when it is stored.
Will BBQ sauce burn in Instant Pot?
After cooking the chicken in the instant pot, toss the chicken with the barbecue sauce and then broil in the oven. As barbecue sauce has a high sugar content, it can burn in the instant pot.