Instant Pot Sweet and Sour Chicken

Instant Pot Sweet and Sour Chicken

The sweet and sour chicken having origins in China is a "chopstick licking" tasty!

This Instant Pot Sweet and Sour Chicken recipe is one healthy substitute without doing compromising on the flavors.

Adjust the sugar according to your own taste for an amazing experience.

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Can I use any other kind of meat?

We recommend using boneless chicken breasts instead of thighs.

You can swap the meat with your preference.

Utilize chicken thighs, but you may not get the same taste.

How to serve

You can serve this savory Instant Pot Sweet and Sour Chicken with your favorite variety of Jasmine rice or brown rice.

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Can I store leftovers?

Yes, keep in an airtight container and freeze for up to 4 months.

To reheat, thaw in the fridge for a night before serving.

How to make Instant Pot Sweet and Sour Chicken?

Gather the necessary ingredients.

Instant Pot Sweet and Sour Chicken

Add vinegar, sugar, ketchup, sesame oil, soy sauce, brown sugar, and garlic in the Instant Pot.

Saute for 2 minutes and stir well.

Instant Pot Sweet and Sour Chicken

Take a bowl and mix a tablespoon of cornstarch in water.

Instant Pot Sweet and Sour Chicken

Pour the cornstarch mixture into the instant pot.

Instant Pot Sweet and Sour Chicken

Transfer the chicken pieces into a bowl and marinate with salt, black pepper, and cornstarch.

Saute the pot for 1 minute.

Add marinated chicken to the pot and saute for 5 more minutes.

Instant Pot Sweet and Sour Chicken

 

Stir and let the chicken cook.

Dish out and enjoy.

Instant Pot Sweet and Sour Chicken

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Instant Pot Sweet and Sour Chicken

Instant Pot Sweet and Sour Chicken

Succulent chicken coated in exotic sweet and sour flavors.
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Course: dinner, Main Course
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: chicken, Instant Pot Sweet and Sour Chicken, sesame oil, soy sauce
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 13 minutes
Servings: 5
Author: Corrie

Ingredients

  • 3 garlic cloves chopped
  • 1 ¼ lb chicken breast diced
  • ½ cup apple cider vinegar
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 4 tablespoon cornstarch divided
  • 2 tablespoon water

Instructions

  • Add vinegar, sugar, ketchup, sesame oil, soy sauce, brown sugar, and garlic to the Instant Pot
  • Saute for 2 minutes and stir well.
  • In a bowl mix 1 tablespoon cornstarch with water.
  • Pour the mixture to the Instant Pot and saute for 1 more minute.
  • In another bowl, mix chicken, salt, black pepper, and 3 tablespoon cornstarch.
  • Add marinated chicken to the pot and saute for 5 more minutes.
  • Serve and enjoy 🙂

Nutrition

Calories: 329kcal Carbohydrates: 43g Protein: 25g Fat: 6g Saturated Fat: 1g Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g Monounsaturated Fat: 2g Trans Fat: 1g Cholesterol: 73mg Sodium: 646mg Potassium: 501mg Fiber: 1g Sugar: 35g Vitamin A: 96IU Vitamin C: 2mg Calcium: 17mg Iron: 1mg

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