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.

4 from 2 votes

Instant Pot Chicken with Cashew Butter

Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 300 kcal


  • 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


  1. Mix together honey, rice, soy sauce, cashew butter, chili sauce, chicken broth, vinegar and garlic in a bowl.

  2. Put the chicken pieces in the Instant Pot and pour the honey mixture on it.

  3. Set the Instant Pot to “Manual” mode for 8 minutes at high pressure.

  4. Release the pressure naturally and dish out the chicken.

  5. Top with chopped cilantro and cashew nuts.

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