Pressure Cooker Teriyaki Chicken Thighs Recipe

pressure cooker teriyaki chicken thighs recipe
  • Yield: 4
  • Servings: 4
  • Prep Time: 10m
  • Cook Time: 30m
  • Ready In: 40m

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Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Calories

  • Protein

    29.6 g
  • Carbohydrate

    37.5 g
  • Fat

    5.6 g
  • Cholesterol

    69 mg
  • Sodium

    364 mg

Pressure cooker teriyaki chicken thighs recipe. Chicken thighs with soy sauce, sake, and spices cooked in a stovetop pressure cooker and served over cooked rice. This recipe adapted from  You may also like Chicken and Sausage Stew Recipe:

Pressure Cooker Chicken and Sausage Stew Recipe

Makes 6 servings

Ingredients: 2 pounds (960 g) boneless and skinless chicken thighs, trimmed, 1 tablespoon (15 ml) minced garlic, 1 teaspoon ( 5 ml) each: dried oregano leaves, finely grated orange zest, smoked paprika, 1/2 teaspoon (2 ml) each: fennel seeds, salt, freshly ground black pepper, saffron threads, 1/3 oz (10 ml) olive oil, 1 small yellow onion, peeled and chopped, 1 medium celery stalk, chopped, 1 large tomato, chopped, 1/2 cup (125 ml) dry white wine, 1/2 cup (125 ml) reduced-sodium fat free chicken broth, 3/4 pound (360 g) turkey sausages, cit into 2-inch (5 cm) pieces, 8 small red potatoes, halved

Instructions:  In a large mixing bowl, combine chicken thighs, garlic, oregano, orange zest, paprika, fennel seeds, salt, black pepper and saffron threads. Mix until the chicken evenly coated with spices. Wrap with a plastic wrap and refrigerate for 4-6 hours.

In 6-quart (6 L) stovetop pressure cooker, heat olive oil over medium heat. Working in batches, add marinated chicken and brown, turning once, for about 6 minutes. Remove cooked chicken from the pot and transfer to a large, clean bowl. Repeat with the remaining chicken thighs.

Add chopped onion and celery to the pot. Cook, stirring often, until onion turns translucent, for about 4 minutes. Stir in chopped tomato. Cook, stirring, for further 2 minutes. Pour in dry white wine and chicken broth, scraping up any browned bits in the bottom of pressure cooker.

Return cooked chicken thighs with any accumulated juices to the pot. nestle turkey sausages and potatoes into the sauce.

Close pressure cooker and lock the lid. Set burner heat to high pressure. When cooker reaches high pressure, reduce heat to low. Set timer to cook for 10 minutes. Open pressure cooker, using the Quick Release method. Stir well before serving.

Pressure Cooker Teriyaki Chicken Thighs Recipe


  • 6 skin-on and bone-in chicken thighs
  • 4 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed
  • 1 thin slice of ginger
  • 1½ tablespoons cornatrsch mixed with 2 tablespoons cold water
  • 4 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 oz (60 ml) mirin
  • 2 oz (60 ml) cooking sake
  • 1/4 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 cup (250 ml) water
  • 1 cup (250 ml) medium grain rice


Step 1

In a large mixing bowl, combine soy sauce, mirin, cooking sake, sesame oil, and sugar. Mix well. Add chicken thighs and marinade for 20 minutes.

Step 2

Drain marinated chicken, reserving marinade. Set the meat aside. Pour reserved soy mixture into stovetop pressure cooker. Add crushed garlic and ginger slice. Mix well and bring mixture to a boil over medium-high heat. Boil for 30 seconds.

Step 3

Arrange chicken thighs in pressure cooker, skin-side up. Place a steamer rack into stovetop pressure cooker and place a bowl with rice. Close pressure cooker and cook at high pressure for 6 minutes.

Step 4

Turn off the heat and open pressure cooker, using Natural Release method. Fluff cooked rice and set aside. Using a tongs, remove cooked chicken thighs from the pot and transfer to a alrge bowl. Discard ginger and garlic.

Step 5

Turn heat to medium. Stir in combined cornstrach and water. Mix well.

Step 6

Preheat the oven to 450 F (225 C). Brush chicken thighs with teriyaki sauce. Bake in preheated oven for 5-8 minutes. Serve hot with cooked rice and your favorite side dishes

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