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Instant Pot Fire Cracker Chicken

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Looking to make something different for dinner, tonight? This Instant Pot Fire Cracker Chicken is just as good as ordering take-out. In fact, I think it’s better. It goes perfectly with our Instant Pot Orange Chicken if you want a little more variety.

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Instant Pot Firecracker Chicken

 Prep Time: 10 minutes

 Cook Time: 35 minutes

 Total Time: 45 minutes

 Servings: 4-5

Ingredients:

  • 1 ¼  pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts cut into 1 inch pieces
  • ⅓  cup corn flour
  • ⅓ cup flour
  • 3 eggs,  beaten room temp
  • 1 tbsp. Olive oil
  • ⅓  cup buffalo hot sauce
  • ½  cup brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp. rice vinegar
  • ¼  tsp. red pepper flakes or more to taste
  • ¼  cup sliced green onions
  • ½ onion, sliced
  • ¼ cup snow peas
  • ¼ cup sliced red pepper
Firecracker Chicken IP 1

Directions

Cut up your chicken breasts into 1″ to 1.5″ chunks and set them aside.

Set up your station with one bowl holding your beaten eggs, and the
other holding your flour, and corn flour.

Spray the inside of your air fryer lightly with some oil.

Dip your chicken cube into the egg wash, then place it into your coating.

Make sure your chicken is well coated and place it into the air fryer.
Repeat until your air fryer is full.

Set your air fryer to 400F and cook your homemade chicken for 5 minutes.

You do not want to fully cook as we will use the Instant Pot next.

In a small bowl, whisk together the buffalo sauce, brown sugar, rice
vinegar and red pepper flakes.

Set to the side.

Add the olive oil and the veggies to the instant pot turned on to saute’ high.

Firecracker Chicken IP 2

Stirring frequently for 5 minutes.

Add the chicken to the instant pot.

Toss to combine.

Turn the instant pot off / cancel.

Pour the sauce over the chicken.

Place the lid on the Instant Pot and seal the vent.

Turn on manual for 4 minutes.

Once the timer is up release the pressure from the Instant Pot.

Remove the lid and serve.

Instant Pot Fire Cracker Chicken
Instant Pot Fire Cracker Chicken
Instant Pot Fire Cracker Chicken

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Cracker Chicken
Yield: 4-5

Instant Pot Fire Cracker Chicken

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes

Instant Pot Fire Cracker Chicken is good to serve when you want something different for dinner.

Ingredients

  • 1 ¼ pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts cut into 1 inch pieces
  • ⅓ cup corn flour
  • ⅓ cup flour
  • 3 eggs, beaten room temp
  • 1 tbsp. Olive oil
  • ⅓ cup buffalo hot sauce
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp. rice vinegar
  • ¼ tsp. red pepper flakes or more to taste
  • ¼ cup sliced green onions
  • ½ onion, sliced
  • ¼ cup snow peas
  • ¼ cup sliced red pepper

Instructions

    Cut up your chicken breasts into 1″ to 1.5″ chunks and set them aside. Set up your station with one bowl holding your beaten eggs, and the other holding your flour, and corn flour.

    Spray the inside of your air fryer lightly with some oil. Dip your chicken cube into the egg wash, then place it into your coating. Make sure your chicken is well coated and place it into the air fryer.

    Repeat until your air fryer is full. Set your air fryer to 400F and cook your homemade chicken for 5 minutes. You do not want to fully cook as we will use the Instant Pot next.

    In a small bowl, whisk together the buffalo sauce, brown sugar, rice vinegar and red pepper flakes. Set to the side.

    Add the olive oil and the veggies to the instant pot turned on to sauté’ high. Stirring frequently for 5 minutes.

    Add the chicken to the instant pot. Toss to combine.

    Turn the instant pot off / cancel. Pour the sauce over the chicken.

    Place the lid on the Instant Pot and seal the vent. Turn on manual for 4 minutes.

    Once the timer is up release the pressure from the Instant Pot. Remove the lid and serve.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 536Total Fat: 15gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 276mgSodium: 182mgCarbohydrates: 41gFiber: 2gSugar: 24gProtein: 56g

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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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