Instant Pot Honey Teriyaki Chicken

Instant Pot Honey Teriyaki Chicken

shared by Jennifer in Asian, Chicken, Chinese, InstaPot

Instant Pot Honey Teriyaki Chicken

shared by Jennifer

Details:

  • Total Time: 45 minutes +releasing
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes
  • Difficulty: Novice
  • Serves: 6 people

Ingredients:

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (or 6 chicken thighs) see note 1
  • 1 cup soy sauce I use low sodium
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2/3 cup honey
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup rice vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4-1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes use 1/2 teaspoon for a more noticeable touch of heat
  • 3 tablespoons corn starch + 3 tablespoons cold water
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seeds
  • diced green onions, for topping
  • steamed white rice or fried rice, for serving

Directions:

Place chicken in pressure cooker. Whisk together soy sauce, water, honey, garlic, rice vinegar, ground ginger, and crushed red pepper flakes. Pour over chicken.

Place lid on pressure cooker, turn vent to seal. Press "pressure cook" and set timer to 35 minutes for frozen chicken, 30 minutes for thawed. When pressure cooker "beeps" to signal end of cooking time, allow a natural release, don't do anything until the float valve sinks.

Remove lid, transfer chicken to a bowl and shred with two forks. Use a slotted spoon to remove any pieces of fat in the pressure cooker leftover from the chicken Set pressure cooker to "soup" setting. Once liquid comes to a boil, stir together corn starch and water and whisk into the sauce until thickened. Stir in sesame seeds.

Turn off pressure cooker, transfer shredded chicken back to the pressure cooker and stir to coat in the sauce. Garnish with chopped green onions and serve over steamed or fried rice.


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