Instant Pot Chicken with Cashew Butter

This recipe is a star of a fast and easy version of cashew chicken that is inspired by
Chinese recipes. Great option for dinner.

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Instant Pot Chicken with Cashew Butter

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Chinese
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 6


  • 2 pound chicken breast
  • 1/4 cup soya sauce
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 3 tbsp cilantro chopped
  • 3 tbsp cashews chopped
  • 1/2 cup smooth cashew butter
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 tbsp chili sauce
  • 2 garlic cloves minced


  • Mix together honey, rice, soy sauce, cashew butter, chili sauce, chicken broth, vinegar and garlic in a bowl.
  • Put the chicken pieces in the Instant Pot and pour the honey mixture on it.
  • Set the Instant Pot to “Manual” mode for 8 minutes at high pressure.
  • Release the pressure naturally and dish out the chicken.
  • Top with chopped cilantro and cashew nuts.


Calories: 256kcal Carbohydrates: 15g Protein: 34g Fat: 6g Saturated Fat: 1g Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g Monounsaturated Fat: 2g Trans Fat: 1g Cholesterol: 97mg Sodium: 822mg Potassium: 650mg Fiber: 1g Sugar: 12g Vitamin A: 76IU Vitamin C: 4mg Calcium: 16mg Iron: 1mg
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