Instant Pot Teriyaki Chicken
This easy 3 ingredient Instant Pot teriyaki chicken recipe takes just 3 minutes to cook and is so tender and flavorful! Really healthy pressure cooker recipe that's inexpensive and our whole family loves atop a bowl of rice.
Prep Time6 mins
Cook Time3 mins
Total Time10 mins
- 1 jar teriyaki sauce Soy Very Very Teriyaki sauce 15 oz.
- 2 -3 chicken breasts boneless skinless, cubed into bite size pcs.
- 1 c pineapple chunk, optional
- 1 tbsp cornstarch optional
- 1 tbsp soy sauce optional
- homemade teriyaki sauce ingredients use above, or these below - one or the other for your sauce
- 1/2 c chicken broth
- 1/2 c soy sauce
- 1/4 c hoisin sauce
- 4 tbsp brown sugar
- 1 tbsp garlic minced
Cube chicken and add into Instant Pot or pressure cooker
Pour teriyaki sauce (3/4 of jar or enough to cover cubed pcs. of chicken), pineapple chunks, and soy sauce. If making homemade teriyaki, whisk all ingredients in a bowl and pour in now.
Stir so all chicken pieces are mostly covered with liquid.- do not use thick teriyaki sauces as those will burn
Put lid on, close pressure valve, and set to pressure high for 3 minutes. (if adding 3 large chicken breasts set to 4 minutes, 4 large chicken breasts diced up set to 5 minutes - keep in mind if you add double the chicken, add double the teriyaki sauce so they're mostly covered)
Chicken will absorb yummy teriyaki sauce in just 3 minutes.
When it beeps allow it to sit for 1 minute to avoid splatter, then do a quick release on your steam valve and carefully lift the lid and make sure chicken is not pink (if cut into bite size cubes 3 minutes should be perfect).
If you want the sauce to be a bit thicker remove your chicken, set pot to saute, and put about 3 tbsp. of your hot liquid in a small bowl with about 1 tbsp. cornstarch and whisk together until smooth, then add back into the mix and stir.
Allow to bubble so the sauce thickens a bit. Add chicken back in. Serve over rice!
Serving: 8oz | Calories: 95kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 1g | Sodium: 252mg | Potassium: 185mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 70IU | Vitamin C: 13.3mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 0.5mg