Can one deep fry in the Instant Pot? August 13, 2021 09:33 Updated One cannot deep fry or pressure fry in the cooker with oil. Related articles What does pot-in-pot (PIP) cooking mean? Can an Instant Pot be used as a pressure canner? How much food and liquid should be in the inner pot when cooking? What accessories are compatible with my Multi-Functional Smart Cooker (Duo or Duo Plus)? Can I adjust my settings after cooking has started?