Instant Pot Incredible Chicken Thighs

This Instant Pot chicken thighs recipe is an incredible and very tasty dish for fulfilling your dinner diet.

Rich in protein and can be served with jasmine rice and steamed vegetables.

Can be useful for an easy Thanksgiving meal, just remember to double up the quantities. No need to change the cooking time.

If you want to diversify, you can try out this Instant Pot lemon garlic chicken or this Instant Pot Lemon Chicken Thighs recipe.

What if I only have chicken legs?

In this case, I would recommend you to make this delicious Instant Pot Chicken Leg Quarters.

Instant Pot Incredible Chicken Thighs

A great idea to prepare chicken thighs for a weeknight meal!
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Thai
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 21 minutes
Total Time: 31 minutes
Servings: 4


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 garlic clove minced
  • 4 (4-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken thighs
  • to taste Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • ½ cup sugar-free tomato sauce
  • ¼ cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoon Erythritol
  • 2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon arrowroot starch
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 2 tablespoon fresh basil chopped


  • Place the oil in the Instant Pot and select “Sauté”. Then add the garlic and cook for about 1 minute.
  • Add chicken and sprinkle thighs, salt and black pepper and cook for about 5 minutes or until browned from all sides.
  • Select “Cancel” and stir in tomato sauce, soy sauce, and Erythritol and lemon juice.
  • Secure the lid and cook under “Manual” and “High Pressure” for about 10 minutes.
  • Select “Cancel” and carefully do a Quick release.
  • Meanwhile, in a small bowl, dissolve arrowroot starch in water.
  • Remove the lid and select “Sauté”.
  • Add arrowroot starch mixture, stirring continuously. Cook for about 4-5 minutes, stirring continuously.
  • Select “Cancel” and serve hot with the garnishing of basil.


Calories: 318kcal Carbohydrates: 4g Protein: 44g Fat: 13g Saturated Fat: 3g Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g Monounsaturated Fat: 6g Trans Fat: 1g Cholesterol: 215mg Sodium: 733mg Potassium: 592mg Fiber: 1g Sugar: 1g Vitamin A: 107IU Vitamin C: 1mg Calcium: 28mg Iron: 2mg

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