Chicken teriyaki is an amazing dish that can easily send you to the takeout line or calling for a delivery order when you can have it made at home in half the time. This instant pot teriyaki chicken will satisfy those cravings and keep that money in your wallet. So put away the cash and pick up a pencil and write these steps down (you can also choose to print the recipe as that is significantly faster!) 

Instant Pot Chicken Teriyaki

Learning to create your own instant pot chicken teriyaki at home could be a great way to stay frugal and not miss out on the finer things in life. Not only that but with this teriyaki chicken stir fry recipe, you can impress the family and any house guests with your amazing cooking skills. 

Instant Pot Chicken Teriyaki

As with most of the easy recipes that I share with you, this one is no different. This easy chicken teriyaki is incredibly simple to make. Not only that but it is incredibly fast! Dinner on the plate in your belly within 30 minutes. I don’t know about you, but most delivery drivers I experience take at least 40 minutes to get here with my order, making this a much faster option!

Chicken Teriyaki Ingredients

What’s in Instant Pot Teriyaki Chicken?

  • 1lb Chicken Breasts
  • 1 Plus 2-3Tbs Water *Divided
  • 1/4 Cup Soy Sauce
  • 4 Tbs Brown Sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon Honey
  • 1 tsp Crushed Garlic
  • 1/2 tsp Ginger
  • 2 Tbs Corn Starch
  • Garnish – Sesame Seeds, Green Onions
Easy Chicken Teriyaki Recipe

How to make Instant Pot Teriyaki Chicken

  1. Cut your chicken breast into small bite-sized pieces.
  2. In your instant pot, pour 1 cup of water, ¼ cup of soy sauce, 4 tablespoons of brown sugar, honey, and garlic. Stir to combine.
  3. Add your cut chicken and stir to make sure that none of the chicken pieces are sticking together.
  4. Set your instant pot to manual high pressure and cook for 5 minutes with a 3-minute natural release.
  5. In a separate bowl, combine 2-3 Tbs of water and 2 tablespoons of corn starch to make a slurry.
  6. Add your slurry mix to the chicken and stir. The sauce will thicken as it sits and cools.  If needed Press Saute button and reduce sauce until you reach desired consistency
Instant Pot Chicken Teriyaki

What to serve with Easy Chicken Teriyaki?

This teriyaki chicken would go great with some sticky rice, chow mein, steamed cabbage or even some honey garlic chicken. Make a few of your favorite take out meals at home and have a buffet that rivals anything you could have bought elsewhere. What a perfect way to spend the night indoors nestled on the couch with a good book or your favorite movie playing!

Can I make Easy Chicken Teriyaki on the Stove?

Yes, you can! Just add a little olive oil to a large cooking skillet and saute everything together until the chicken has cooked through. Add veggies if you like too, it’s delish! Then finish by adding in the slurry to thicken the sauce.

Easy Chicken Teriyaki

Can I Freeze Instant Pot Chicken Teriyaki Recipe?

If you want to make the meal in advance, you can pair all of the ingredients (minus the slurry) together in a zipper topped bag and placed in the freezer. When you’re ready to cook you can take the frozen bag and dump out the ingredients into the instant pot. You may need to add a few minutes to the cooking time.

Can I make Teriyaki Sauce in the Instant Pot?

Yes, you can! In fact, I have an amazing teriyaki sauce that works perfectly inside the instant pot. Check out my 10-minute teriyaki sauce recipe for details!

Easy Chicken Teriyaki Recipe

How to Reheat Chicken Teriyaki?

There are plenty of ways that you can choose to reheat your leftover chicken teriyaki. The method that you select is up to you.

  • You can place it in the microwave for a fast solution, stir it up after a minute and continue heating if needed.
  • On the stovetop stirring continuously until it is heated through. 
  • If time is not of the essence and you can wait a little longer for the reheated chicken teriyaki, you can cook it in the oven on a foil-lined baking sheet.

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Chicken Teriyaki Recipe

Chicken teriyaki is an amazing dish that can easily send you to the takeout line or calling for a delivery order when you can have it made at home in half the time.Chicken teriyaki is an amazing dish that can easily send you to the takeout line or calling for a delivery order when you can have it made at home in half the time.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: Easy Chicken Teriyaki, Instant Pot Chicken Teriyaki
Servings: 4 People
Calories: 86kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 lb Chicken Cubed
  • 1 Cup Water
  • 1/4 Cup Soy Sauce
  • 4 Tbs Brown Sugar
  • 1 Tbs Honey
  • 1 tsp Crushed Garlic
  • 1/2 tsp Ginger
  • 2 Tbs Corn Starch
  • 2-3 Tbs Water

Instructions

  • Cut your chicken breast into small bite-sized pieces.
  • In your instant pot, pour 1 cup of water, ¼ cup of soy sauce, 4 tablespoons of brown sugar, honey, and garlic. Stir to combine.
  • Add your cut chicken and stir to make sure that none of the chicken pieces are sticking together.
  • Set your instant pot to manual high pressure and cook for 5 minutes with a 3-minute natural release.
  • In a separate bowl, combine 2-3 Tbs of water and 2 tablespoons of corn starch to make a slurry.
  • Add your slurry mix to the chicken and stir. The sauce will thicken as it sits and cools.  If needed Press Saute button and reduce sauce until you reach desired consistencyCut your chicken breast into small bite-sized pieces.
  • Serve over rice or vegetables.
  • Garnish with Green Onions and Sesame Seeds

Nutrition

Calories: 86kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 817mg | Potassium: 47mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 16g | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 1mg
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