Easy - 17 min

Instant Pot Sesame Chicken

Ingredient List

fresh chicken breast
1.5 lb
1.5 each
1.5 clove
ground paprika
1.5 tsp
3 tbsp
0.4 cup
corn starch
1.5 tbsp
soy sauce
0.4 cup
1.5 tbsp
olive oil
1.5 tbsp
green onion
fresh cilantro
sesame seed

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Cooking Steps

Step 1 / 5

Cut chicken into bite size pieces and season with salt. Chop the onion and garlic.

Step 2 / 5

Press sauté mode on instant pot for medium heat. Add olive oil, onion, garlic, and chicken to the pot and cook until onion is softened and chicken slightly browned, about 3 minutes.

Step 3 / 5

Stir in soy sauce, ketchup, honey, paprika, and salt. Pressure cook on high for 4 minutes. When timer beeps do a quick pressure release.

Step 4 / 5

Remove the lid carefully and change to sauté mode. In a small bowl, dissolve cornstarch in water and add to the pot. Simmer until sauce thickens, 3-5 minutes.

Step 5 / 5

Serve over rice sprinkled with sesame seeds and fresh green onions or cilantro.

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