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Maxi-matic EPC-807 Instruction manual
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8Qt. Digital Pressure Cooker
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Model
EPC-807
Model EPC-807
®
Elite Platinum 8Qt. Digital Pressure Cooker
MAXI-MATIC®, USA
18401 E. Arenth Ave. City of Industry, CA 91748
Customer Service Dept: (626) 912-9877 Ext: 120 MON-FRI 9am-5pm PST
Email: info@maxi-matic.com
Website: www.maxi-matic.com
INSTRUCTION MANUAL
Before operating your new appliance,
please read all instructions carefully and keep for future reference.
IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS…
When using pressure cookers, basic safety precautions should always be followed:
1. Read all instructions before operation.
2. Do not operate while unattended.
3. Do not touch hot surfaces. Use handles or knobs.
4. Close supervision is necessary when the pressure cooker is used near children.
5. DO NOT allow children to operate under any circumstance.
6. Do not place the pressure cooker in a heated oven.
7. Extreme caution must be used when moving a pressure cooker containing hot liquids.
8. Do not use pressure cooker for other than intended use.
9. Never immerse product in water or other liquids.
10. This appliance cooks under pressure. Improper use may result in scalding injury.
11. Make certain unit is properly closed before operating. See Operating Instructions.
12. Do not fill the unit over 2/3 full. When cooking foods that expand during cooking such
as rice or dried vegetables, do not fill the unit over 1/2 full. Over filling may cause a
risk of clogging the vent pipe and developing excess pressure. Failure to follow this
procedure can result in injury to person(s) and/or damage to the unit.
13. Be aware that certain foods, such as applesauce, cranberries, pearl barley, oatmeal
or other cereals, split peas, noodles, macaroni, rhubarb, or spaghetti can foam, froth,
and sputter, and clog the pressure release device (steam vent). These foods should
not be cooked in a pressure cooker.
14. When the normal operating pressure is reached, turn the heat down so all the liquid
which creates the steam does not evaporate.
15. Always check the pressure release devices for clogging before use.
16. Do not open the pressure cooker until the unit has cooled and all internal pressure
has been released. If the handles are difficult to push apart, this indicates that the
cooker is still pressurized – do not force it open. Any pressure in the cooker can be
hazardous. See Operating Instructions.
17. Do not use this pressure cooker for pressure frying with oil.
18. DO NOT place the product near flammable materials or use in a humid environment.
19. DO NOT damage the Seal Belt and DO NOT replace it with anything other than the
replacement belt designated for this unit.
20. DO NOT tamper with the Steel Ring in the Lid (2) with any tools or external forces. If
the Steel Ring is damaged (2), please stop using immediately and replace the Lid.
21. Clean the Filter (20) regularly to keep the cooker clean.
22. NEVER use additional weight on the Pressure Limiting Valve (3) or replace the
Pressure Limiting Valve (3) with anything not intended for use with this unit.
23. The surface of contact between the Inner Pot (8) and the Electronic Heater (18)
should always be clean. DO NOT use the Inner Pot with other heating sources. DO
NOT replace the Inner Pot with a container other than what is recommended by the
manufacturer.
24. The Inner Pot consists of a non-stick layer surface. To avoid scratching the non-stick
surface, please use wooden or plastic utensils.
25. Food should not be kept warm for more than 24 hours in order to maintain the
freshness of the food. The pressure cooker should not be used for more than 6
hours continuously. Serious Injury and/or damage may occur if any safeguards are
ignored.
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26. If steam releases around the Lid (2) during the cooking process, please unplug from
the power supply immediately, let cool, remove contents and return the product to the
manufacturer for exchange or repair. The Pressure Discharging Device has
activated. This is a safeguard to alert the user that the Pressure Limiting Device is
malfunctioning.
27. If there is any malfunction of the cooker during the cooking process, please stop
using the device and return to the manufacturer for repair or exchange.
28. DO NOT disassemble the product, or replace parts with parts not intended for this
unit.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
FOR HOUSEHOLD USE ONLY
SAFETY WARNING: There is a potential risk of fire, electric shock or injury to persons if
the product is not used as instructed. Protection against electric shock is assured only if
the main power cord is connected to a properly grounded 110-120V | 50/60Hz power
receptacle.

This product is to be used in an indoor environment only and is not intended for
commercial use. Dry locations only.

All parts and accessories for this appliance must be used properly according to the
instructions. All parts and accessories must be the original provided from
manufacturer. All other parts or accessories that is not intended for use with this
appliance is strictly prohibited.

The use of an extension cord, power adapter or other electric devices is highly not
recommended.
Indicator Code
E1
E2
E3
E4
LCD ERROR INDICATOR
Problems/Causes
Open Circuit of the Sensor
Short Circuit of the Sensor
Overheating
Signal Switch Malfunction
ABOUT YOUR PRESSURE COOKER .
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PARTS & FEATURES…
This digitally controlled and automatic pressure cooker uses advanced technology so you
and your family can enjoy the benefits of better, faster and healthier cooking. Your Elite
Pressure Cooker seals in steam to cook hotter and faster while maintaining important
nutrients for healthier meals. Cook fast and with less water to save vital natural resources
and energy. Features easy touch-button settings, a countdown timer, and a very large
cooking pot big enough for family gatherings! Please accept our thanks for purchasing an
Elite Pressure Cooker and Enjoy!
PRESSURE COOKER WITH MULTIPLE FUNCTIONS:
Multiple functions for cooking, stewing, braising, simmering, and roasting.

Cooking will be done automatically by selecting the different menu choices on
the unit. When the food has completed its cooking cycle, there will be a (3) beep
indicator, followed by the unit automatically switching to the Keep Warm mode.

This unit allows the user to choose the period of Pressurized Cooking Time
(0-99 minutes) according to one’s taste and needs in addition to the Pre-Set
menu.

A timer allows the user to preset the cooking time up to 9-hours. When the timer
is set, the count-down will start. By the end of the countdown, the cooker will
start to heat up.

The pressure cooker also has its own memory. Interruptions such as a power
failure, automatically renew the cooking cycle where the unit left off when the
power resumes.
RAPID COOKING; TIME & POWER SAVING:

By using high pressure (high temperature), food will be cooked much more
rapidly. This will reduce the cooking time and consumption of power. For
example: when cooking rice, this pressure cooker will save up to 20% of the
electricity and up to 15% of the time when compared to a conventional rice
cooker. When cooking stew, soups or braising meats, this cooker will save more
than 40% of time and more than 45% of power as compared to a conventional
slow cooker. Cooking can also be done at high altitudes.
PRESERVE NUTRIENTS & PROMOTES HEALTHY EATING:

Airtight cooking methods preserve nutrients and original flavor of food.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
Handle
Lid
Pressure Limiting Valve
Float Valve (external view)
Float Valve (internal view)
Lid Lock-Slider
Sliding Valve Actuator
Inner Pot
9.
10.
11.
12.
13.
14.
15.
16.
Outer Pot
Upper Body & Handle
Control Panel
Power Cable
Steam Condensation Cup
Body Cover/Structure
Spoon/Ladle Holder
Lower Body Base
17.
18.
19.
20.
21.
22.
Bottom Handle
Electronic Heater
Seal Ring for Floater Valve
Filter
Rubber Seal Ring
Sensor
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BEFORE FIRST USE .
Working
Pressure
0~70kPa
1.
2.
PSI
12 PSI
Maximum
Pressure
90kPa
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4.
Keep Warm
Temperature
140ºF ~ 175 ºF
Preset Timer
1~9 Hours
How to install the lid: Hold the Lid (2) with both hands at the Closed Lid position and
pull it upwards in a slanted position which leads to a height of 10cm between the Lid and
the upper edge of the cooker (Figure 11). Align the Lid’s Sliding Valve (7) to the pressure
cooker’s Lock-Slider (6) and turn it in a clockwise direction until you reach the Opened Lid
position (Figure 12). The lid will be installed when the lid is seated and in the horizontal
position (Figure 13).
Remove packaging materials such as cardboard, plastics or Styrofoam and discard
appropriately.
Clean all the parts by wiping with a soft damp cloth or sponge and dry thoroughly.
LID ASSEMBLY:

1.
2.
3.
How to open the lid: When the lid (2) of the cooker is at the Closed position (Figure 1),
hold the Handle (1) and turn it clockwise until you reach the Opened-Lid position
(Figure 2). Lift up and the lid will swing open vertically.
Note: For new units, the seal of the lid may be slightly stronger than normal and may be
slightly difficult to unlock. Once the lid has been opened and closed several times, it will
loosen up.
How to close the lid: When the Lid (2) of the cooker is in vertical position (Figure 4),
hold the Handle (1) and close it downwards at the Opened Lid position (Figure 5). Turn
counter-clockwise until you reach the Closed Lid position. (Figure 6).
How to dismantle the lid: When the lid (2) of the cooker is in the upright vertical position
(Figure 7), hold the lid with both hands, and adjust the height between the Lid and the
upper edge of the cooker to approximately 10cm (Figure 8). Then turn it counterclockwise until you reach the Closed Lid position (Figure 9). In order to remove the lid,
you will need to move in an upward direction (Figure 10).
During the process of installing the lid, please ensure that the height between the Lid
and the upper edge of the cooker is approximately 10cm. This is to ensure smooth
movement when turning and installing the lid.
OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
.
1.
To open the lid, hold the Handle (1) and turn it in a clockwise direction until you reach the
Opened Lid position. Then pull upwards to vertical position (Figure 14 & 15).
2.
Remove the inner pot (8) and place desired food and liquids into the pot. The amount of
water and food should not exceed 4/5 of the height of the inner Pot (Figure 16.) For food
that will expand in water, the level should not exceed 3/5 of the Inner Pot (Figure 17). The
minimum level for cooking would be 1/5 of the Inner Pot (Figure 18).
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
3.
When cooking rice, the maximum amount of rice
allowed for this 8 quart pressure cooker is 16 cups
of uncooked rice.
Normally one cup of rice requires one cup of water.
This may vary according to taste.
Be certain the inner receptacle, where the Electronic
Heater is located, is clean before inserting the inner
pot. Place the inner pot into the pressure cooker and adjust the pot left and right to
ensure optimal contact between the Inner Pot and the Electronic Heater. (Figure 19)
4.
Close the lid.
a) Make sure the Rubber Seal Ring (21) is fitted properly onto the inner part of the
lid (2).
b) Observe the Rubber Seal Ring (21) inside the Lid (2) and ensure that it is evenly
fitted into the track.
c) Close the lid.
d) Hold the Handle (1) and turn it to the “Closed” position or Counter-clockwise. (A
clamping sound can be heard) (Figure 20 & 21).
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MENU SELECTIONS & APPROXIMATE COOK TIMES:
SOUP & STEW
20 – 25 minutes
RICE & RISOTTO
MEAT & CHICKEN
10 – 15 minutes
POTATOES & YAMS
BEANS & GRAINS
25-30 minutes

5- 10 minutes
15-20 minutes
When the unit is heating to achieve the required working pressure, the unit will
automatically execute the Pressurizing Sequences/Procedures. If the user selects a
pre-set Menu choice on the control panel, the LCD Screen will display “P00”.
However, if the user chooses to use the Self-Selected Menu, then the LCD Screen
will display “P00” where the “00” is the Self-Selected Pressurizing Cook Time.

5.
Adjust the Pressure Limiting Valve (3) to the “Air Tight” position, and ensure that the
Float Valve (5) sinks. (Figure 22a & 22b)

(EX: If 15-minutes is set, then the LCD screen will display “P15”.) The
Pressurized Cook Time will decrease every 1 minute.
When the heating and pressurizing process is over, the unit will beep 3 times and the
LED light will shut off. This indicates that the selected cooking cycle is complete.
The pressure cooker will automatically switch to the Keep Warm setting. NOTE: The
pressure in the cooker is still very high when the “Keep Warm” indicator is
blinking. When the light has stopped blinking, the pressure has returned to a
normal level. NOTE: Always wait for pressure to return to normal before attempting
to open the lid. This may be accomplished by allowing the unit to release naturally.
The Keep Warm indicator will stop blinking when normal pressure is achieved. You
may also manually release pressure by turning the Pressure Limiting Valve to
“Exhaust”.
During the configuring process, all settings can be cancelled by pressing the “Keep
Warm/Cancel” button on the control panel.
7.
6.
Connect the power cord to the machine and plug into a wall outlet. The Pressure
Cooker’s LCD Screen will automatically display “000”. (The first Red Digit indicates
the time in hours of the Preset Timer, while the second and third Green Digits show
the Manual Self-selected Pressurized Cooking Time in minutes.)
Opening the Lid: When the “Keep Warm” LED is flickering, open the lid after the
following:
a) Press the “Keep Warm/Cancel” button to stop the warming cycle.
b) Move the Pressure Limiting Valve to “Exhaust” position to release the
pressure until the Float Valve sinks. (Figure 23a & 23b).
CAUTION: Keep hands and face away from Pressure Limiting Valve while in
the Exhaust position. Failure to comply may cause serious injury.
PRESET COOKING CYCLE AND TIMER (Delayed Cooking Set-Up):
Configure the setting and Start the Cooking/Heating process. See options below:
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
Set the Preset Timer: (If the Preset Timer is not required, skip this step).
Press the “Timer” button once to increase the timer by 1-hour increments (as
indicated by the LCD screen). The maximum Preset period is 9-hours. After 9-hours,
the timer will start a new cycle. (The time that displays on the LCD screen shows
how long the user wants the unit to wait before the heating process starts).
To use the Preset functions, choose one of the Menu Buttons on the control panel
(ex: Press “Rice & Risotto” for cooking rice). The Preset function indicator will
illuminate. The Timer LED will indicate 0 until the unit reaches optimum pressure. At
this point, the indicator will switch to P. NOTE: The LCD screen will not change or
indicate a time when using the Menu Buttons. When the cooking cycle has
completed, the pressure cooker will automatically set to Keep Warm.
If the Preset Timer is activated, the time displays on the LCD Screen will decrease for
every 1-hour. When the LCD Screen shows “0”, the timer LED will turn off and the
heating cycle will begin.
If the Preset Timer is not activated, the heating cycle will start right after one of the
buttons on the preset menu is chosen.
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User is advised to release the pressurized steam when the “Keep Warm” LED stops flickering
as the cooker will have lower pressure. This will require a little more time.
During the cooking process, when the cooker enters into the Pressurized Sequence, the first
digit on the LCD screen will display the letter “P”. At the same time, the power supply to the
Heater (18) will be shut off, but the Keep Warm LED light will light up without flickering.
For foods with liquid (Stews, soups, porridges, etc.) the Pressure Limiting Valve SHOULD NOT
be moved to “Exhaust” position to release the pressure. This is to avoid liquid splatter from
spewing out from the vent holes. User should wait for the temperature to drop and the Float
Valve to sink on its own prior to opening the lid.
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BROWNING: To brown meat:
1. Open and/or remove the lid depending on your preference.
2. Press START to manually begin the heating process.
3. Put meat into the Inner Pot (8) and cook to brown the meat to desired consistency.
4. When ready to start the pressurized cooking cycle: Press “Keep Warm/Cancel”
button to cancel the browning process.
5. Close the lid and secure properly.
6. Follow the instructions on cooking meat to your preference.
CLEANING & MAINTENANCE .
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
Always make sure the Pressure Cooker is unplugged, depressurized and completely
cooled down before dismantling.
Use a non-abrasive sponge or damp wash cloth to clean the exterior of the outer
body (9) and the exterior surface of the pressure cooker. NEVER immerse the
pressure cooker in any liquids.
Remove the Steam Condensation Cup (13) and rinse it thoroughly and let dry. Clean
the Upper Body (10) with a damp sponge or wash cloth.
Clean the Lid (2) with warm soapy water, including the Seal Belt (21), Pressure
Limiting Valve (3), Filter (20), Vent, Float Valve (4) and let dry thoroughly.
Wash the Inner Pot (8) with a non-abrasive sponge and allow to air dry or use a towel.
Clean the Pressure Limiting Valve (3) and the holes with a small brush to ensure
smooth flow of steam during the cooking cycle.
NOTE: Any servicing required shall be performed by an authorized service representative
or from the original manufacturer or distributer
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COOKING TIME CHART .
Courtesy of www.healthfoods.com
Please note that all the below information is for your reference only and can be adjusted according to
the user’s preference.
Meat/Poultry
 Always cook meat or poultry with at least 1/2 cup of liquid. If the cooking time
exceeds 15 minutes, use 2 cups of liquid. Preserved or salted meats should be
immersed in water.

Cooking times for meat and poultry may vary according to the quality and quantity of
meat or poultry being cooked.

Unless indicated, the cooking times given below are for 3 pounds of meat or poultry
unless noted otherwise. Also, the denser the cut, the longer the cooking time should
be.
Type of Meat
Approximate Cooking Minutes
Pressure Release
Beef/Veal, roast or brisket
38-42
Natural Release
Beef Meatloaf, 2 lbs.
13-18
Natural Release
Beef, meatballs, 1-2 lbs.
7-12
Natural Release
Beef, Corned
55-65
Natural Release
Pork, roast
43-47
Natural Release
Pork, ribs, 2 lbs.
18
Quick Release
Pork, ham shank
25-28
Natural Release
Leg of Lamb
42-45
Natural Release
Chicken, whole, 2-3 lbs.
15-18
Quick Release
Chicken, pieces, 2-3 lbs.
12-15
Quick Release
Cornish Hens, two
12-15
Quick Release
Meat/Poultry Soup/Stock
15-20
Quick Release
Seafood
 Cooking times may vary according to the kind of seafood being cooked.
 Cook seafood on a cooking rack (also called steamer basket) with trivet on bottom of
pot, and add at least 3/4 cup of liquid. Lightly grease cooking rack with vegetable oil
when cooking fish.
Approximate Cooking
Type of Seafood
Pressure Release
Minutes
Clams
3-5
Quick Release
Crabs
3-5
Quick Release
Lobster, 1 1/2 - 2 lbs.
3-5
Natural Release
Mussels
3-5
Quick Release
Shrimp
2-3
Quick Release
Fish, whole, gutted
7-8
Quick Release
Fish, Soup or Stock
7-8
Quick Release
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Vegetables
 Add 1-2 additional minutes to cooking time when using frozen vegetables.
 Use the quick-release (also called "cold water") release method at the end of cooking time
so vegetables will not become soggy.
Approximate Cooking
Pressure
Type of Vegetable
Minutes
Release
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Dried Beans and Other Legumes

Before cooking, soak beans in four times their volume of lukewarm water, for at least
four (4) hours before cooking, or overnight if required. Do not add salt, it will toughen
the beans and inhibit hydration.

Do not soak lentils or dried split peas.

Place beans or legumes in pressure cooker. Add 3 cups of water for each cup of
beans or legumes.

Add 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil for each cup of water to cut down on foaming. Do
not add salt until after cooking.
Asparagus, thick whole
2-5
Quick Release
Asparagus, thin whole
1-2
Quick Release
Beans, fava, shelled
5
Quick Release
Beans, green, whole
4-5
Quick Release
Beans, lima, shelled
3
Quick Release
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Let pressure drop naturally after cooking.
Beets, small, whole
2-3
Quick Release
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Beets, large whole
23
Quick Release
Cooking times may vary according to the quality of the beans or other legumes. If still
hard after recommended cooking times, continue cooking uncovered. Add additional
water, if necessary.
Beets, 1-inch slices
5
Quick Release
Broccoli, flowerets
3
Quick Release
Brussel sprouts, whole
5
Quick Release
Carrots, 1-inch chunks
5
Quick Release
Carrots, 1/4-inch slices
1-2
Cauliflower, flowerets
3-5
Type of Legume
Approximate Cooking Minutes
Pressure Setting
Azuki
7-8
Natural Release
Black Beans
10-12
Natural Release
Black Eyed Peas
11-12
Natural Release
Quick Release
Chick Peas (garbanzo)
11-13
Natural Release
Quick Release
Gandules (pigeon peas)
8-10
Natural Release
10-14
Natural Release
Corn on-the-cob
4
Quick Release
Great Northern
Escarole, coarsely chopped
2-3
Quick Release
Kidney Beans, Red
12-14
Natural Release
Lentils, green
10-12
Natural Release
Lentils, soup
8-10
Natural Release
Lentils, red
120-125
Natural Release
Kale, coarsely chopped
2-3
Quick Release
Okra, small pods
3-5
Quick Release
Onions, whole
3
Quick Release
Potatoes, 11/2-inch chunks
7
Quick Release
Potatoes, new, small whole
6
Quick Release
Potatoes, sweet and yams,
whole, medium
10-12
Potatoes, sweet and yams, 2" chunks
7-8
Quick Release
Spinach, fresh, coarsely chopped
3
Quick Release
Quick Release
Squash, acorn, halved
8
Quick Release
Squash, butternut, 1-inch chunks
5
Quick Release
Squash, summer, zucchini or yellow,
1/2-inch slices
6
Turnips, small quartered
4
Quick Release
Quick Release
Turnips, 1 1/2 inch chunks
4
Quick Release
*Split peas and rhubarb can foam, froth, and sputter, and can clog the pressure release device
(steam vent). These foods should not be cooked in a pressure cooker.
Lima Beans
7-8
Natural Release
* Applesauce and cranberries, can foam, froth, and sputter, and can clog the pressure release
device (steam vent). These foods should not be cooked in a pressure cooker.
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Grains
Before cooking, soak grains, such as wheat berries and pearl barley in four times their volume
of lukewarm water for at least four (4) hours or overnight if required. Do not add salt to water
since it will toughen the grains and inhibit hydration.

Do not soak rice.

Rinse under lukewarm water (this also applies to rice)

Cook each cup of grain in the amount of water specified.
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RECIPES .
Courtesy of www.recipezaar.com Visit the website for more delicious recipes.
Please note that all the below information is for your reference only and can be adjusted according to
the user’s preference.
LEEK & ASPARAGUS RISOTTO
SERVES 4 -6
Type of Grain
Approximate Cooking Minutes
Pressure Setting
Rice, basmati – 1 1/2 cups
7-8
Natural Release
Rice, converted – 1 1/2 cups
7-8
Natural Release
Rice, long grain – 1 1/2 cups
7-8
Natural Release
Rice, brown – 1 1/2 cups
17-22
Natural Release
Rice, wild – 3 cups
25-27
Natural Release
Wheat, berries – 3 cups
1
Natural Release
* Pearl barley, oatmeal or other cereals can foam, froth, and sputter, and can clog the pressure
release device (steam vent). These foods should not be cooked in a pressure cooker.
Ingredients
1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
1 1/2 tablespoons butter
1 1/2 tablespoons water
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 1/2 cups leeks, sliced
1 1/2 cups Arborio rice
4 cups vegetable broth
1/4 lb asparagus, chopped into 1 inch segments
1 1/4 cups parmesan cheese, shredded
Directions
In the pressure cooker, heat the olive oil and butter.
Add the garlic and leeks, sauté until soft.
Add the rice, stir thoroughly and then add broth.
Close pressure cooker, and press the RICE & RISOTTO function switch.
While risotto cooks, steam asparagus in water.
When risotto is done cooking, follow instructions to reduce pressure, then add the sautéed
asparagus, and Parmesan cheese.
Serve immediately.
BEEF IN PEPPER SAUCE
SERVES 4
Ingredients
Pepper Sauce
1 red bell pepper or green bell pepper
1/2 cup baby carrot
1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce (1 tbsp to be use later)
2 garlic cloves
2 teaspoons ground ginger
1 teaspoon turmeric
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/2-1 teaspoon cayenne pepper (depends on how spicy you like it)
1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
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Remaining Ingredients
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 lbs boneless sirloin steaks, cut into strips
salt & pepper
1 cup water
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon cumin
1/2-1 onions, sliced
1 green bell pepper, sliced
Directions
Remove 1 tablespoon of tomato sauce from the can to be used later. Then blend the
ingredients for the pepper sauce (green pepper through cardamom) in a food processor
until there are no chunks left. Set aside.
Pour the oil into the pressure cooker, sprinkle the beef with salt & pepper then brown over
heat. Once brown add the water, reserved tomato sauce, paprika & cumin. Close the lid
and press the MEAT & CHICKEN function switch.
When meat is done, follow instructions to reduce pressure.
Add the pepper mixture, sliced onions & green peppers to the meat and sauce, cover with
lid and press the MEAT & CHICKEN function again.
When cooking is complete, follow instructions to reduce pressure.
Vegetables should be tender. Serve immediately.
CHICKEN PICCATA
SERVES 6
Ingredients
6 chicken breast halves
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup olive oil
4 shallots
garlic cloves, crushed
3/4 cup chicken broth
1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon sherry wine
2 teaspoons salt
1/4 teaspoon white pepper
1 teaspoon dried basil
1 cup pimento stuffed olive, minced
1/4 cup sour cream
1 tablespoon potato starch or flour
1/4 cup fresh parmesan cheese, grated (1 ounce) o 3
fontinella cheese, grated
1 lemon, thinly sliced, to garnish
Directions
Lightly dust chicken pieces with flour.
In pressure cooker, heat oil. Add chicken breasts, two at a time, and sauté in hot oil until
brown on all sides. Set aside when finished.
Add shallots and garlic to pressure cooker and sauté in oil, scraping bottom of pan to
loosen browned particles remaining from chicken. Stir in broth, lemon juice, sherry, salt,
pepper, basil, and olives. Mix well.
Add chicken pieces skin side down back into the pressure cooker with other ingredients.
Close the lid and press the MEAT & CHICKEN function switch.
When cooking is complete, follow instructions to reduce pressure.
Lift lid. Stir chicken mixture, then transfer just the chicken to serving platter, and cover to
retain heat.
Whisk sour cream and starch together. Stir into cooking liquid inside the pressure cooker
and cook over manual heat 1 minute, stirring constantly.
Spoon sauce over chicken. Sprinkle with cheese and garnish with lemon slices.
ITALIAN POTATO, RICE, & SPINACH SOUP
SERVES 6
Ingredients
1/4 cup olive oil
6 leeks, white part only, sliced
3 garlic cloves, crushed
2 carrots
1/2 cup Arborio rice
3 potatoes, cut in large chunks
5 cups chicken stock
1/2 cup parsley, chopped
1/2 cup celery, chopped
1 bay leaf
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 teaspoons dried basil
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2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
3 tablespoons tomato paste
1 tablespoon light brown sugar
10 ounces fresh spinach, rinsed, cut in large pieces
1/4 cup parmesan cheese, grated
1/4 cup fontinella cheese, grated
Directions
In the pressure cooker, heat oil. Add leeks, garlic, and carrots and sauté in hot oil 2
minutes.
Add rice and potatoes. Stir well and cook 1 minute.
Add broth, parsley, celery, bay leaf, salt, pepper, basil, lemon juice, tomato paste, and
brown sugar. Stir well.
Secure lid. Press the POTATOES & YAMS function switch.
Cooking should be approximately 15-20 minutes.
When cooking is complete, follow instructions to reduce pressure.
Lift lid. Ladle the soup into large serving bowl or individual bowls
Combine the cheeses and sprinkle over soup. Serve with hunks of Italian bread.
CHICKEN ADOBO
SERVES 4 -5
Ingredients
8-9 chicken thighs
2 cups water
2 cups low sodium soy sauce
1 large onion (cut into rings)
8 garlic cloves (chopped up)
3 bay leaves
2 tablespoons cooking sherry
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
3 tablespoons molasses
1 tablespoon olive oil
Jasmine rice
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Directions
In the pressure cooker, heat olive oil over heat. Brown the chicken thighs on both sides.
Remove and set aside.
In pressure cooker, combine water, soy sauce, onion, garlic, bay leaves, sherry wine,
black pepper and molasses. Cook on heat with lid off so the liquid can start to heat up.
Add the chicken to the sauce. Stir a bit to get the chicken thighs down into the liquid.
Close the lid and press the MEAT & CHICKEN function switch.
Use this time to cook some jasmine rice.
When cooking is complete, follow instructions to reduce pressure.
Lift lid. Remove the bay leaves. Serve chicken and sauce over jasmine rice.
TUSCAN LAMB SHANK
SERVES 5
Ingredients
3/4 cup dried great northern beans
3 1/4 cups water, divided
3 lbs lamb shanks (about 2 large shanks)
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
2 teaspoons olive oil, divided
1/2 cup shallot, sliced
6 garlic cloves, sliced
1 cup dry red wine
1/4 cup sun-dried tomato
1 teaspoon dried rosemary
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 (14 1/4 ounce) can low sodium beef broth
2 tablespoons flat leaf parsley, chopped
5 cups egg noodles, hot cooked (about 4 cups uncooked pasta)
Directions
Sort and wash beans; combine with 3 cups water in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil;
cook 1 minute. Remove from heat. Let stand 20 minutes. Drain; set aside.
Trim fat from lamb. Place flour, salt, and pepper in a large zip-top plastic bag; add lamb.
Seal; shake to coat. Remove lamb from bag; shake off excess flour mixture. Reserve 1
1/2 teaspoons flour mixture, and set aside.
Heat 1 teaspoon oil in the pressure cooker over heat. Brown the lamb shanks one by one.
Let cook for 8-minutes on each side for Medium doneness. Remove lamb and set aside.
Add shallots and garlic to the pressure cooker, and sauté 2 minutes. Add the beans, 1/4
cup water, reserved 1 1/2 teaspoons flour mixture, red wine, and the next 4 ingredients
(wine through broth).
Close the lid and press the BEANS & GRAINS function switch.
During cooking of the sauce, go back to the lamb that was set aside. Remove lamb meat
from bones; discard bones, fat, and gristle.
When the sauce is finished cooking, follow instructions to reduce pressure.
Lift lid. Skim fat from surface. Stir meat into bean mixture. Sprinkle with parsley. Serve
over noodles.
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SPARE RIBS
SERVES 6 -8
Ingredients
2 cups brown sugar
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1 tablespoon vinegar
1/4 teaspoon cayenne
1 teaspoon garlic powder
2 lbs pork ribs
Directions
Place rib meat into the pressure cooker with 1 cup of water.
Close the lid and press the MEAT & CHICKEN function switch.
When cooking is complete, follow instructions to reduce pressure.
Drain the water and add sauce ingredients.
Leave on high and simmer for 15-20 minutes.
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