Pressure Cooker Mongolian Chicken Recipe

  • Yield: 6
  • Servings: 6
  • Prep Time: 10m
  • Cook Time: 20m
  • Ready In: 30m

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Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Calories

  • Carbohydrates

    84 g
  • Cholesterol

    58 mg
  • Fat

    11 g
  • Fiber

    2 g
  • Protein

    16 g
  • Saturated Fat

    3 g
  • Serving Size

  • Sodium

    843 mg
  • Sugar

    28 g
  • Trans Fat

    0 g
  • Unsaturated Fat

    0 g
  • Potassium

    557 mg
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Pressure cooker Mongolian chicken recipe. Striped chicken breasts with vegetables, spices, and chicken broth cooked in an electric instant pot.

Mongolian chicken recipe that will become the new favorite in your house. Delicious, quick, and easy to make – this Mongolian dish is bursting with flavor!

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What are the Benefits of Cooking with Pressure?

Pressure cookers are not just for making soup anymore. These days, pressure cookers can be used to make everything from rice to desserts.

Pressure cookers are great for cooking tough meats, vegetables, and beans. They work by trapping steam inside the pot which increases the boiling point of the water and helps food to cook faster.

The benefits of cooking with a pressure cooker include:

– Cooking food faster than other methods

– Preserving vitamins in food better than other methods

– Reducing energy use by up to 70% while still producing healthy meals

How to Make the Perfect Mongolian Chicken in a Pressure Cooker

If you are looking for a quick and easy dinner, here is how to make the perfect Mongolian chicken in a pressure cooker.

The recipe is extremely easy and simple to follow. It takes less than 20 minutes to make this delicious dish, not including the time it takes for the pressure cooker to reach pressure.

You will need:

-3/4 cup (180 ml) low-sodium chicken broth

-4 boneless and skinless chicken breasts, cut into strips

-2 tablespoons sesame oil

-2 tablespoons sesame oil

-1 red bell pepper, cored and sliced

-1 green bell pepper, cored and sliced

-garlic cloves

-minced fresh ginger

-light soy sauce

-red pepper flakes


-garlic powder

-sesame seeds

Pressure Cooker Mongolian Chicken Recipe


  • 4 boneless and skinless chicken breasts, cut into strips
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1 red bell pepper, cored and sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper, cored and sliced
  • 4 garlic cloves, peeled and minced
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
  • 3/4 cup (180 ml) light soy sauce
  • 3/4 cup (180 ml) low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup chopped yellow onion
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds


Step 1

Heat the olive oil in an instant pot turned to sauté function. Add chicken and cook, stirring occasionally, until just start to golden.

Step 2

Add the remaining ingredients, except cornstarch. Stir well.

Step 3

Close the pot and lock the lid. Set the machine to cook at high pressure Set the timer to cook for 5 minutes.

Step 4

Using the Natural Release method, bring pressure to normal. Carefully unlock and open the lid.

Step 5

Remove the cooked chicken from the cooker and transfer it to a serving plate.

Step 6

In a medium mixing bowl, combine cornstarch and 1/4 cup (60 ml) water. Mix until the cornstarch has dissolved completely.

Step 7

Add the cornstarch mixture to the instant pot turned to the sauté function. Cook, uncovered, stirring gently, for a few minutes, or until the sauce thickens.

Step 8

Pour it over the cooked chicken. Sprinkle with sesame seeds. Serve hot.

Comments (2)

  1. posted by Kathy Lipin on September 18, 2020

    Is this for an electric pressure cooker or a stovetop pressure cooker?

    • posted by Slava Bond on September 18, 2020

      This recipe is for electric instant pot.


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