Who isn’t a fan of artichoke instant pot? This is one of the most popular artichoke recipes made today and now with this instant pot recipe you can make them right in the comfort of your own home.
As one of the world’s oldest known foods, artichokes enjoy a rich heritage and hold a special place in our history. The instant pot or pressure cooker is wonderful for artichokes, making them weeknight-accessible since they cook so quickly. The limon, mustard, mayonnaise and cayenne papper is a rich creamy touch and good partners for your steaming artichoke instant pot.
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How to selecting the best artichokes?
To selecting the best artichokes in the market to prepare a steamed artichokes dish. You should look for artichokes that are heavy for their size, with leaves that are tightly closed. The small artichokes are best for marinating or sauting and also for adding to your favorite vegetarian stew. The medium sizes of artichoke are perfect for the salads. The largest sizes are perfect to serve as an appetizer or side dishes. One more thing is that you should avoid artichokes with leaves that are browned or black all over, dry, or split.
How to store artichokes?
If you are looking to store artichokes you should drizzle a few drops of water on each artichoke without washing and place it in a plastic bag, tightly sealed in the refrigerator. Do not store it more than one week to not lose its fresh flavor.
How to Prepare artichokes?
In this recipe we are looking to prepare amazing steamed artichokes using whole artichokes.
Before starting in any cutting operation, Wash the artichoke under cold, running water. And then:
1- Remove the small lower outer leaves of the artichokes.
2- Removing the prickly tips
3- cut the stem flush with the base to 1 inch or less so the artichoke can sit upright.
How to Steam Whole Artichokes in the Instant Pot?
Adjust your instant pot for “steam” function and place the prepared artichokes on a steamer basket after adding enough water to the bottom of the basket. Drizzle the artichoke with lemon and cover the instant pot. Cook for about 15 minutes at high pressure until the leaf near the center pulls out easily. Add water to the pot while cooking if needed.
About ARTICHOke instant pot
3 medium artichokes
1 halved lemon
1 teaspoon yellow mustard
3 tablespoons mayonnaise
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
Nutrition Fact of ARTICHOKE
(For 1 Artichoke medium “130g”)
Total Fat: 0.5 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Vitamin C: 9 mg
Carbohydrate: 15 g
Protein: 4 g
Step by Step Instructions
Pour 1 cup of water into your instant pot. place the steamer basket in your cooker. Add the prepared artichokes on a basket and drizzle with lemon.
Cover and set your instant pot for “Steam” function. Cook for 15 minutes at high pressure.
Then, release the pressure naturally. Check if the artichoke is done. If it is not done, cook for an additional few minutes with adding water to the pot if needed.
In a mixing bowl, combine all ingredient (mayonnaise, mustard, cayenne pepper, sanlt and ground black pepper) together to make the sauce.
Serve warm with sauce. Enjoy!