ninja foodi vs instant pot
Ninja Foodi vs Instant Pot, which one is the best?!
Watch the video below as I put both the Instant Pot and the Ninja Foodi to the test in this head to head battle. A side by side comparison of the Ninja Foodi and the Instant Pot as I cook two slabs of ribs.
Is the Ninja Foodi more powerful than the Instant Pot?
The Ninja Foodi is a combination pressure cooker and air fryer while the Instant Pot is a pressure cooker but does not have the air fryer feature. Both do well as pressure cookers however the 6.5 quart Ninja Foodi at 1400 watts is more powerful than the 1000 watt 6 quart Instant pot. this may be why the Ninja Foodi came up to pressure a few minutes faster than the Instant Pot.
So which is the winner, the Instant Pot or the Ninja Foodi?
If you like the idea of a two in one appliance the Ninja Foodi does well as both a pressure cooker and an air fryer. If you only need a pressure cooker, the Instant Pot is fine. It gets the job done.
Because of the additional air fryer feature, the Ninja Foodi is more expensive than the Instant pot as well. At the time I wrote this the 6.5 quart Ninja Foodi retails at about $210 on Amazon https://amzn.to/2QqvYVk
while the 6 quart Instant Pot retails for around $100 on Amazon https://amzn.to/2PGZN6O
I have enjoyed cooking with the Ninja Foodi for the last few months. It did a fantastic job on the roast chicken I showed in this post
All in all, I think the Ninja Foodi is a good appliance if you like the idea of a combination pressure cooker and air fryer. It does a good job at both tasks and is easy to use. It is rather large and a bit heavy at about 25 pounds. Keep that in mind if you have a small space.