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Chinese Instant Pot Chicken Curry: No Need For Takeout

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What if you could try something that you’ve never made before? This Chinese Instant Pot Chicken Curry is awesome in so many ways! I have always enjoyed the taste of curry, but making Chinese curry is really the way to go. You will experience so much flavor in this dish. You don’t want to be afraid to cook with curry because it is truly one of the most under appreciated ingredients. 

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How to Make Instant Pot Chinese Curry

I have found it super exciting to be able to make food in my Instant Pot. It’s wonderful to be able to know my whole family will eat this meal. The next time you don’t know what to make for dinner, just know that you can easily make this right on the Instant Pot. You won’t believe how easy it is to make. 

Ingredients For Chinese Chicken Curry

  • 1 tbsp olive
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 2 Tbsp. minced garlic
  • 2 tbsp red curry paste
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 can full-fat coconut milk
  • 3 chicken thighs, thinly sliced
  • 1 each red, green, and yellow bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 Package of prepared basmati rice

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Instant Pot Chicken Curry Recipe

Add olive oil, onion, garlic, red curry paste, brown sugar, lime juice, fish sauce, salt, coconut milk to the Instant Pot. Stir to combine. Add the chicken thighs to Instant Pot toss to coat in the sauce. Place the lid on the Instant Pot and set the valve to seal. Press the manual button, cook for 3 minutes.

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Prepare the rice as directed. Set to the side. Add the cornstarch and water in a small bowl. Mix to combine. Do a quick release of the pressure on the Instant Pot. Add in bell peppers and stir.

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Place the lid on the Instant Pot and set the valve to seal. Press the manual button, cook for 1 minute. Open the lid and add in the cornstarch slurry.

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Mix to combine. Serve and Enjoy! This is one of our favorite meals to make, so make sure you give it a try. You can easily make this meal for a weeknight meal on those nights that you’re so busy you don’t want to do anything else. 

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Yield: 1

Instant Pot Curry Chicken

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

This is a tutorial on how to make an instant pot curry chicken .

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 2 Tbsp. minced garlic
  • 2 tbsp red curry paste
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 can full-fat coconut milk
  • 3 chicken thighs, thinly sliced
  • 1 each red, green and yellow bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 Package of prepared basmati rice.

Instructions

Add olive oil, onion, garlic, red curry paste, brown sugar, lime juice, fish sauce, salt, coconut milk to the Instant Pot. Stir to combine. Add the chicken thighs to Instant Pot toss to coat in the sauce. Place the lid on the Instant Pot and set the valve to seal. Press the manual button, cook for 3 minutes.

Prepare the rice as directed. Set to the side. Add the cornstarch and water in a small bowl. Mix to combine. Do a quick release of the pressure on the Instant Pot. Add in bell peppers and stir.

Place the lid on the Instant Pot and set the valve to seal. Press the manual button, cook for 1 minute. Open the lid and add in the cornstarch slurry.

Mix to combine. Serve and Enjoy! This is one of our favorite meals to make, so make sure you give it a try. You can easily make this meal for a weeknight meal on those nights that you’re so busy you don’t want to do anything else. 

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

1

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 2065Total Fat: 141gSaturated Fat: 91gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 43gCholesterol: 499mgSodium: 5249mgCarbohydrates: 112gFiber: 5gSugar: 17gProtein: 110g

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About Angela Milnes

Angela Milnes is a Qualified Early Years Teacher who has specialised in teaching. She has a wealth of experience teaching young children and adults. Angela has also taught cooking classes and loves to share both family recipes and easy instant pot recipes here on The Instant Pot Table. Follow her on Pinterest!

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