Instant Pot Sesame Chicken Recipe



Instant Pot Sesame Chicken Recipe

Ingredients :
1-1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 tablespoon sesame oil
1/4 cup honey
1/4 cup soy sauce or gluten-free tamari soy sauce
1/4 cup water
3 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
3 teaspoons cornstarch
2 tablespoons cold water
1 tablespoon sesame seeds
Hot cooked rice
Thinly sliced green onions, optional

Select saute or browning setting on a 6-qt. electric pressure cooker. Adjust for medium heat; add sesame oil. When oil is hot, brown chicken in batches. Press cancel. Return all to pressure cooker. In a small bowl, whisk honey, soy sauce, water, garlic and pepper flakes; stir into pressure cooker. Lock lid; close pressure-release valve. Adjust to pressure-cook on high for 4 minutes.
Quick-release pressure. In a small bowl, mix cornstarch and water until smooth; stir into pressure cooker. Select saute setting and adjust for low heat. Simmer, stirring constantly, until thickened, 1-2 minutes. Serve with rice. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and, if desired, green onions.

Nutrition Facts :
1 serving: 311 calories, 9g fat (2g saturated fat), 94mg cholesterol, 1004mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 0 fiber), 37g protein.


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