In Instant Pot Slings a useful item to have. If you have ever tried baking or otherwise using a pan inside of your Instant Pot, you can easily see how it might be difficult to get out again. That is where a sling comes in. You can easily make your own Instant Pot foil sling to make the job easy. You can also buy an Instant Pot Silicone Sling.
Here is how to make an Instant Pot sling using aluminum foil. The photos in this tutorial are from when I made tasty Instant Pot key lime pie!
How to Make an Instant Pot Sling
The process of making a foil sling for your pressure cooker is easy.
- Start with a folded rectangular strip of heavy duty aluminum foil. Bend it up at the ends. Those are your handles.
- For sizing, you can test the strip in the Instant Pot
- Place the foil strip under your pan and lower it into the pressure cooker using the foil “handles.” To remove, simply grab those and lift out the pan. Note that the foil will be hot when the lid is first opened!
That is it! You have made a super easy Instant Pot sling!