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Instant Pot Spicy Shredded Chicken

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword honey, Spicy Shredded Chicken
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 314kcal


  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 yellow onion chopped roughly
  • 1 tbsp garlic minced
  • 1 tsp fresh ginger minced
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes crushed
  • to taste Freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halved lengthwise
  • 1/2 tbsp corn starch
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 1 tbsp fresh cilantro leaves


  • For sauce: in a bowl, add all the ingredients and beat until well combined.
  • In the bottom of Instant Pot, place the chicken breast halves.
  • Pour sauce over breast halves evenly.
  • Secure the lid and turn to “Seal” position.
  • Cook on “Manual” with “High Pressure” for about 5 minutes.
  • Press “Cancel” and do a quick release.
  • Remove the lid and with tongs, transfer chicken breast halves into a bowl.
  • With 2 forks, shred the chicken.
  • In a bowl, dissolve cornstarch into the water.
  • Now, select “Sauté” and add cornstarch mixture, stirring continuously.
  • Cook for about 2-3 minutes or until mixture becomes thick, stirring occasionally.
  • Add the shredded chicken and stir to combine well.
  • Press “Cancel” and serve hot with the garnishing of cilantro.


Calories: 314kcal