Are you a fan of Teriyaki Chicken? If so you will love this Instant Pot Teriyaki Chicken and mushroom recipe. It’s delicious, packed with flavor and one easy pressure cooker recipe that the whole family can enjoy.
Whether you have fresh chicken tenders or frozen chicken breast in the freezer, this meal can be cooked in little time using your trusty instant pot. Enjoy!
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What’s The Difference Between Soy Sauce And Teriyaki Sauce?
Soy sauce is a condiment made from soybeans, wheat, water and salt. Soy sauce is often used in traditional Chinese cuisine and is great for marinades, stir fry, dressings and dips. Teriyaki sauce on the other hand has a sweeter flavour as it is a combination of Soy sauce, brown sugar, garlic and ginger.
INGREDIENTS NEEDED FOR INSTANT POT CHICKEN TERIYAKI
- 2 lbs chicken tenders (can also use 2 large breasts)
- 1 white onion; slice into half rounds
- 1 package baby bella mushrooms; sliced
- 1 cup water
- 1/2 cup teriyaki sauce
- 2 tablespoons garlic
- 1/2 tablespoon cornstarch
- 2 teaspoons cracked black pepper
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hOW tO make This chicken teriyaki instant pot recipe
Place chicken cubed into the instant pot. Pour in one cup water. Set the valve to the sealed position. Push the manual or pressure cook button and set timer to 8 minutes or 10 minutes if your chicken is frozen.
Once the Instant Pot stops counting release the pressure. This is called quick release.
Drain the liquid from the chicken. Add in the onions and mushrooms.
Turn off your Instant Pot and turn on the saute mode. Set the lid on top of the instant pot. This allows the onions and mushrooms to steam and become tender. Stir often.
In a liquid measuring cup mix together teriyaki sauce, garlic, and cornstarch. Whisk well. Pour this over the chicken, onions, and mushrooms while on saute mode. This will thicken fast. Once the Teriyaki sauce starts to thicken turn off the saute mode.
Add the black pepper and stir well. Serve over steamed rice.
What Goes With Teriyaki Chicken?
We love to eat our chicken and mushroom Teriyaki with white rice. You can cook rice in the Instant Pot super easy, however you may want to eat this with egg noodles, coleslaw or a low carb option such as eggplant or delicious root vegetables.
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Angela Milnes is a Qualified Early Years Teacher who has specialised in Preschool and Kindergarten teaching. She has a wealth of experience teaching young children and is passionate about kids crafts and having fun as a family. Angela has also taught cooking skills and loves to share both family recipes and easy instant pot recipes here on The Inspiration Edit. Follow her on Pinterest!