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Make a quicker, healthier version of sesame chicken at home with this Instant Pot Sesame Chicken recipe. It literally takes minutes to prepare with easy to find ingredients.

Instant Pot Sesame Chicken

Make a quicker, healthier version of sesame chicken at home with this Instant Pot Sesame Chicken recipe. It literally takes minutes to prepare with easy to find ingredients.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword instant pot sesame chicken
Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Servings 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp. grated ginger
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp. water
  • 1/2 Tbsp. sesame oil
  • 1 Tbsp. rice vinegar
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 tsp. sesame seeds, divided
  • 1 1/2 lbs. boneless skinless chicken breast, diced
  • 1 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. water

Instructions

  1. Add garlic, ginger, soy sauce, 2 tablespoons water, sesame oil, rice vinegar, honey and 1 teaspoon sesame seeds to Instant Pot. Whisk to combine. Add chicken and stir to coat. Seal Instant Pot and cook on high manual mode for 3 minutes. Naturally release for 5 minutes then release remaining pressure by opening valve.

  2. Turn saute mode on. Whisk together cornstarch and water then add to Instant Pot. Stir until sauce has thickened. Serve over rice or steamed vegetables.