To begin cook the chicken in the Instant Pot on the saute setting for about 3 minutes. Next add some soy sauce, ketchup, and red pepper flakes to the pot. Pressure cook on high for 3 minutes. When the chicken is done you add the sesame oil and honey to the pot. Add some cornstarch and water to the pot and simmer until the sauce thickens. Serve over rice and sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds.
Note: The recipe calls for chopped green onions which I omitted - the family isn't a fan of green onions.
Instant Pot Honey Sesame Chicken
From Pressure Cooking Today
4 large boneless skinless chicken breasts, diced (about 2 lbs.)
Salt and pepper
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1/2 cup diced onion
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup ketchup
2 teaspoons sesame oil
1/2 cup honey
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
2 tablespoons cornstarch
3 tablespoons water
2 green onions, chopped
Sesame seeds, toasted
1. Salt and pepper chicken. Preheat pressure cooking pot using the saute setting. Add oil, onion, garlic, and chicken to the pot and saute stirring occasionally until onion is softened, about 3 minutes.
2. Add soy sauce, ketchup, and red pepper flakes to the pressure cooking pot and stir to combine. Pressure cook on high for 3 minutes. When timer beeps, turn pressure cooker off and do a quick pressure release.
3. Add sesame oil and honey to the pot and stir to combine. In a small bowl, dissolve cornstarch in water and add to the pot. Select Saute and simmer until sauce thickens. Stir in green onions.
Serve over rice sprinkled with sesame seeds.