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Instant Pot® Coconut-Curry Chicken

Rated as 4.59 out of 5 Stars
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"This is a rich, creamy coconut-curry dish that comes together quickly in an Instant Pot®. Customize the taste by using more or less curry powder and sugar. Delicious over jasmine or basmati rice! Garnish with chopped chives, if desired."
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Ingredients

1 h 5 m servings 563
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Turn on a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot(R)) and select Saute function. Add coconut oil; when hot, add onion and cook for 1 minute. Add 2 tablespoons curry powder and garlic. Mix well and cook for 2 minutes. Turn off Saute function. Stir in diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, chicken broth, and sugar.
  2. Poke holes into each chicken breast using a fork. Sprinkle with salt, pepper, and remaining curry powder. Add seasoned chicken to the pot. Close and lock the lid. Select high pressure according to manufacturer's instructions; set timer for 10 minutes. Allow 10 to 15 minutes for pressure to build.
  3. Release pressure using the natural-release method according to manufacturer's instructions for 10 minutes. Release remaining pressure carefully using the quick-release method according to manufacturer's instructions, about 5 minutes. Unlock and remove the lid.
  4. Remove chicken; use 2 forks to shred the meat and return it to the pot. Turn on Saute function; cook and stir until liquid is lightly boiling, 2 to 3 minutes.
  5. Turn pressure cooker to Keep Warm. Add coconut milk and stir well; cook for 10 minutes more to allow flavors to come together.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 563 calories; 30.6 21.5 51.9 130 766 Full nutrition

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I used a can of tomato paste instead of tomato sauce to hopefully make it a little thicker. It turned out wonderful and will be made many more times.

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Gonna try it again. It was ok, but lacked something...

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I used a can of tomato paste instead of tomato sauce to hopefully make it a little thicker. It turned out wonderful and will be made many more times.

The only change I made was to add a bit more curry to the chicken and it's delicious! Easy to make and it exceeded my expectations. This recipe is a bit soupy like others have noted, but I like...

Gonna try it again. It was ok, but lacked something...

This was great! I used 1 can diced tomatoes and 1 can crushed tomatoes because that’s all I had. I also added only the solid part of the coconut milk can and saved the coconut water underneath f...

Added rice to it to thicken up.

Cooked according to recipe and was a family hit! I took someone else’s suggestion and explained it was a stew over rice. I wouldn’t change anything

Made this- it’s he best thing we’ve made in our Instant Pot since we got it! It is a bit soupy and I had reviewed the comments and was expecting the same. So when adding the coconut milk- I only...

So good! I used an instant pot and followed the recipe exactly. I would agree it was a little soupy but I stirred in rice and billed it as a “stew” and it was a huge hit! Will definitely make ag...

Love the taste, I made the following modifications 1 tbl extra of curry 1 tbl of Garam Masala Used tomato paste not sauce Used Coconut Cream (10 oz) not coconut milk Before I added the coconu...