Instant Pot Honey Sesame Chicken Breasts Recipe

instant pot honey sesame chicken breasts recipe
  • Yield: 4
  • Servings: 4
  • Prep Time: 10m
  • Cook Time: 15m
  • Ready In: 25m

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Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Calories

  • Fat

  • Saturated Fat

  • Polyunsaturated Fat

    0 g
  • Cholesterol

    65 mg
  • Sodium

    637 mg
  • Potassium

    346 mg
  • Carbohydrate

    20 g
  • Fiber

    2 g
  • Sugars

    20 g
  • Protein

    23 g

Instant pot honey sesame chicken breasts recipe. Chicken breasts (thighs) with honey and spices cooked in an electric instant pot. You may also like Instant Pot Chicken Alfredo, creamy and yummy chicken recipe.

Instant Pot Honey Sesame Chicken Breasts Recipe


  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) chicken stock
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) clear honey
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes plus more for garnish
  • 1 pound (480 g) boneless and skinless chicken breasts or thighs
  • 1 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2-3 tablespoons water
  • toasted sesame seeds


Step 1

In a 6-quart (6 L) electric instant pot, combine chicken stock, soy sauce, honey, sesame oil, and red pepper flakes. Mix well, then add chicken breasts.

Step 2

Close the pot and lock the lid. Set the machine to cook at high pressure. Set the timer to cook for 8 minutes.

Step 3

Using the Quick Release method, bring pressure to normal. Carefully unlock and open the lid. Using tongs, remove cooked chicken breasts from the cooker and transfer to a cutting board.

Step 4

In a small mixing bowl, combine cornstarch and water. Mix until cornstarch dissoled completely. Stir the cornstarch mixture into the sauce.

Step 5

Switch the instant pot to the saute mode. Heat until bubbling and thickened.

Step 6

Slice chicken breasts and pour the sauce over. Sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds and extra red pepper flakes. Serve hot.

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