Honey Sesame Chicken
By :Thasneen Naina
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Votes: 7
Rating: 4.57
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Course Main Course
Cuisine Modern
Difficulty Easy
Browse Category Poultry
Duration 15-30 min
Cooking Technique Pressure Cook, Sauté
Main Ingredient Chicken Breast, Garlic, Ginger, Red Pepper
Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings
4 servings
Ingredients
For cooking chicken
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 inch slice ginger grated
  • 1 large garlic clove grated
  • 1 tsp red chili flakes
  • 1 onion diced
  • 2 chicken breasts cubed
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce (light soy sauce or dark) low sodium
  • 2 tbsp tomato ketchup
  • 1 tbsp Hoisin Sauce (optional)
For sautéing
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 cup broccoli florets
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 1/2 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 2 tbsp Hoisin Sauce
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 handfuls Cilantro chopped
  • 1 tbsp corn starch mixed with 2 tbsp cold water
Course Main Course
Cuisine Modern
Difficulty Easy
Browse Category Poultry
Duration 15-30 min
Cooking Technique Pressure Cook, Sauté
Main Ingredient Chicken Breast, Garlic, Ginger, Red Pepper
Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings
4 servings
Ingredients
For cooking chicken
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 inch slice ginger grated
  • 1 large garlic clove grated
  • 1 tsp red chili flakes
  • 1 onion diced
  • 2 chicken breasts cubed
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce (light soy sauce or dark) low sodium
  • 2 tbsp tomato ketchup
  • 1 tbsp Hoisin Sauce (optional)
For sautéing
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 cup broccoli florets
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 1/2 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 2 tbsp Hoisin Sauce
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 handfuls Cilantro chopped
  • 1 tbsp corn starch mixed with 2 tbsp cold water
Votes: 7
Rating: 4.57
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Instructions
  1. Turn on Instant Pot- I used 7 in 1 Duo IP. Click Saute- Normal Temperature.
  2. Let display show HOT. Add oil. To the oil, add ginger, garlic and red chili flakes, saute for a few seconds.
  3. Add onion, saute for 1 minute. Add chicken along with soy sauce, tomato ketchup and hoisin sauce, combine well. Cancel Saute.
  4. Turn knob to SEALING. Close the pot with the lid. Click Manual or Pressure Cook, Adjust to High pressure. Set Time to 3 minutes.
  5. After 3 minutes of pressure cooking, do a quick pressure release. Click Saute- Normal Temperature.
  6. Add red pepper and broccoli florets, cook for a minute. Add honey, combine well.
  7. Add sesame seeds, hoisin sauce and sesame oil, combine well, cook for a minute. Add cilantro, combine well.
  8. In a small bowl, combine corn starch with water, add that to chicken, combine well and let the gravy thicken.
  9. Remove the stainless steel pot from the main pot. Serve in a bowl, this can be served with basmati, brown or jasmine rice.