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Instant Pot® Honey-Garlic Chicken

Rated as 4.71 out of 5 Stars

"A classic take-out dish made simple in your Instant Pot®. Don't forget to pick up some fortune cookies and feel free to leave out the sriracha if sensitive to heat. Serve over rice and garnish with green onions and sesame seeds."
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35 m servings 304
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Combine honey, soy sauce, garlic, ketchup, and sriracha sauce in a bowl; mix well and set aside.
  2. Place chicken pieces in a large bowl, add cornstarch, and toss to combine.
  3. Turn on a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot(R)) and select the Saute function. Add oil until hot. Add 1/2 the chicken and cook for 3 minutes. Flip and cook 2 more minutes. Transfer chicken to a plate and repeat with remaining chicken. Pour chicken broth into the empty Instant Pot(R) and cook for 2 minutes, scraping up the brown bits with a wooden spoon to deglaze the pot. Turn Instant Pot(R) off. Return chicken to the pot and pour honey mixture on top. Stir to coat with sauce.
  4. Close and lock the lid. Select high pressure according to manufacturer's instructions; set timer for 2 minutes. Allow 10 minutes for pressure to build.
  5. Release pressure carefully using the quick-release method according to manufacturer's instructions, about 5 minutes. Unlock and remove the lid. Serve chicken sprinkled with green onions and sesame seeds.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 304 calories; 13.7 25.5 19.9 65 1070 Full nutrition

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It was delicious! Even my kids liked it. I made sesame giner rice with it, And added more Siracha and Honey to the recipe it was very good. I would recommend this.

Typically, the first time I will try a recipe as written,as I did in this case. Then tweak it to my taste. The only changes to this one next time will be to cut back on the sriracha a bit. Only ...

Subbed honey for dark agave

Used chicken thighs and it came out ok. The sauce could us a bit more spice, ginger maybe. Will be making again. Very easy.

I liked it. Left out the sriracha because my wife doesn't like spicy and just added some hot sauce to my rice before spooning the mixture over it.

I made this dish this evening in my Instant Pot, (3qt. version). It was delicious. I will make this again. To start with I halved the recipe because I am only cooking for one. I substituted Taba...

This was and tasty. I will definitely make it again. Left out siracha for my husband but will put it in next time.

Wow! This recipe is amazing

Absolutely amazing, everyone loved it! And it was super simple to make