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Instant Pot Kung Pao Chicken

Instant Pot Kung Pao Chicken

Kung Pao spicy chicken with a kick!
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  • 2 cups diced/cubed chicken
  • ½ red onion
  • ½ cup diced zucchini
  • ½ cup diced sweet red and yellow chili peppers
  • cup sliced green onions
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 2 cups cooked brown rice
  • ½ cup low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tbs honey
  • ½ - 1 tsp hot chili paste
  • 2 tsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp garlic
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch


  • In a small bowl, whisk together soy sauce, honey, chili paste, brown sugar, garlic, and cornstarch. Mix thoroughly with diced chicken, add 1 cup water, and pour into your instant pot.
  • Close lid, set high pressure, and cook for 5 minutes.
  • While that is cooking, cut your zucchini, onion, green onions, and peppers.
  • Vent your cooker, then add in vegetables plus some of your sesame seeds. Seal and cook another 4 minutes on high.
  • Sprinkle with sesame seeds and serve over a bed of cooked brown rice.
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