I received many requests for more Instant Pot recipes after I shared my Slow Cooker Chicken Wings recipe. I love my Instant Pot. This electric cooker has both pressure cooker and slow cooker functions.Today I’m sharing one of my favorite and super delicious Instant Pot recipes, Pressure Cooker Pork Belly (Kakuni)! I really hope you’ll enjoy this recipe as much as my family does.If you’ve never had Japanese pork belly dish called Kakuni (??)… oh my gosh, where should I begin" It’s my favorite Japanese pork dish. The tender pork cooking for hours simply melt in your mouth and the sweet and savory sauce…ah, it’s hard not to drool thinking about it. Seriously.
Making Kakuni with a Pressure CookerWhether you’re already familiar with how to make Kakuni on stove top or had never made it before, I highly recommend making Kakuni with a pressure cooker. Why" Because you can cook it FAST. Much, much, faster than on a stove top. This special dish that you used to prepare once in a while will soon become a weeknight repertoire. When you cook pork belly over the stove top, it takes a while (hours) to get the pork super tender and you need to constantly monitor the temperature and amount of liquid remaining in the pot. With a pressure cooker, these worries go away and the process is very simple.Still hesitant about buying a pressure cooker because of the memories from your mom’s old fashioned pressure cooker" I definitely was. My mom has this stove top pressure cooker that makes everyone nervous when it makes a hissing, whistling, and rattling sound. I was used to hearing the sound, yet for a longest time (and still), I don’t feel safe using it by myself in my own kitchen.Instant Pot Pressure CookerHowever, having the Instant Pot changed me. This electric pressure cooker is very easy and user-friendly. Even though it is both a slow cooker and pressure cooker, I actually use pressure cooke...