Instant Pot Ultra Unboxing Review – Uncover a new smarter way of cooking

Instant Pot Ultra Unboxing

Looking for an easier way to cook at home in less time? With the advent of next generation electric cookers such as the Instant Pot, a quicker, smarter and a safer way to cook is no longer a pipe dream. What’s even more exciting is that the brand new Instant Pot Ultra is here! We got our hands on one of these last weekend. Let’s unbox the Instant Pot Ultra and take a look at what’s inside and what’s new about this latest addition in the Instant Pot line:

Think outside the box

Instant Pot Ultra BoxThis 10 in 1 Multi-Use programmable pressure cooker with advanced microprocessor technology has the following key points highlighted on its box:

  • Cook food up to 70% faster than regular cooking
  • Ultra mode for greater flexibility in cooking program settings choice
  • Central Dial for easy cooking program choice and adjustment
  • Accurate altitude adjustment for more precise cooking time
  • Smart as it remembers the way you cook

The Instant Pot Ultra brings the following 11 safety measures to our kitchens:

  • Pressure Regulator Protection
  • Anti-Blockage Vent
  • Safety Indicator and Lid Lock
  • Leaky Lid Protection
  • Lid Close Detection
  • Automatic Pressure Control
  • Extreme Temperature and Power Protection
  • Steam Release Reset Button
  • Excess Pressure Protection
  • Automatic Temperature Control
  • High Temperature Warning

Look inside the box

Instant Pot Ultra UnboxingUnbox the Instant Pot Ultra and here’s what you find inside:

  • Set of Booklets – Quick reference guide, Instant Pot Ultra user manual and Instant Pot recipe book
  • 120 V Power Cord for the cooker
  • Cooker Lid
  • Accessories – Plastic Measuring cup, Plastic Rice Spatula, Plastic Soup Ladle, Plastic Condensation Dispenser, Stainless Steel Wire Steam Rack
  • 6 Quart Stainless Steel Cooking Pot with the following internal markers – Measurement Units and Cooking Pot Fill Capacity (1/2 or 2/3 or PC max)
  • Multicooker
  • Safety Warning Leaflets

Specifications and Key Features

Instant Pot Ultra 60 MainHere are the specifications and key features of the Instant Pot Ultra:

  • Dimensions – 12.6 x 12.2 x 13 inches
  • Weight – 13 Lbs
  • Watts: 1000 W
  • Warranty: 1 Year Limited Warranty
  • Wide Range of In-Built Cooking Programs: Pressure Cook, Slow Cook, Saute, Steam, Warm, Sterilize, Rice, Porridge, Multigrain, Meat/Stew, Soup/Broth, Yogurt and brand new modes for Sterilize, Eggs, Cake and Ultra for customized cooking.
  • Bright easy to read LCD display with preset buttons for cooking programs
  • Easy to use central dial: Turn and press to easily set cooking parameters with greater precision.
  • 6 Quart Stainless Steel Cooking Pot with internal measurement markers
  • Pressure Settings – None, Medium and High
  • Temperature Settings – Low, Medium and High
  • Cooking Progress Indicators – Pre-heat, Cooking, Keep Warm
  • Delay Start and Keep Warm features further ease cooking on hectic days
  • Steam release reset button enhance safety while handling the cooker
  • Removable Stainless Steel Cooking Pot, Cooking Lid and Steam Rack are dishwasher safe

What’s New

Instant Pot Ultra steam releaseAfter looking through its key features, here’s a quick run-down on what’s new in this latest addition to the Instant Pot line:

  • More Cooking Program Modes:
    • Ultra cooking program mode is an enhancement to the previous manual mode. It allows to set your own custom parameters for cooking.
    • Sterilize cooking program mode can be used for sterilizing baby bottles or utensils and pasteurize dairy products.
    • Cake maker cooking program can be used for preparing moist and soft cakes
    • Egg maker cooking program can be used to prepare eggs in a matter of a few minutes
  • Steam Release reset button helps safely releasing steam and expedite cooking for that ultra-busy day.
  • Altitude adjustment feature allows for specific pressure cook settings for a given recipe at different altitudes
  • Cooking Progress Indicator on the LCD display helps you determine progress through precise indicators – Pre-heat, Cook, Keep warm

That sums up our take on the Instant Pot Ultra unboxing experience.  Instant Pot Ultra is available on Amazon.  Stay tuned for future posts on tasty recipes with this revolution in next generation cooking!

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