The Instant Pot is all the rage on cooking blogs these days, and we can understand why. This compact, counter-top pressure cooker is your one-stop cooking unit that can bake cakes, cook mouth-watering roasts, and even steam your rice. Depending on the size and model of Instant Pot
your purchase, you’ll be able to prepare your meals using Bluetooth on your phone!
We don’t know where we would be without our Instant Pot, it’s become the most-used item in our kitchen, and I can’t remember the last day where I or my husband hasn’t used the appliance. There are nine models available, and each of them comes with different sizing and functionality.
We own the large “Nova Plus” model, and this last Thanksgiving, I cooked the entire meal in the Instant Pot – to the amazement of the rest of the family!
Visit an online retailer and buy your Instant Pot today. Check out these 14 simple recipe ideas for the best chicken recipes to make with your new appliance!
1. Instant Pot Teriyaki Rice with Chicken and Vegetables
The ideal weeknight meal – it’s easy to put together, and ready in 30-minutes. Our recipe for teriyaki rice with chicken and veggies will have your taste buds jumping for joy!
1/3-cup soy sauce.
¼-cup apple cider vinegar.
¼-cup raw honey.
1-½-tablespoon dry sherry.
1-teaspoon corn starch.
3-tablespoons purified water.
INGREDIENTS – Rice and Chicken
1-½-tablespoons sesame oil.
½-lb. Boneless skinless chicken breast – cubed.
2-cloves minced garlic.
½-teaspoon grated or minced ginger.
½-cup chopped red bell peppers.
½-cup shredded carrots.
1-½-cups jasmine rice washed, rinsed and drained.
1-cup purified water.
½-cup broccoli florets.
½-cup edamame beans.
Sesame seeds for garnish.
Green onions – chopped for garnish.
Kosher salt and black pepper to taste.
Press the sauté button on the Instant Pot, and let it heat for a few minutes.
Whisk together the vinegar, soy sauce, mirin, and honey.
Heat olive oil in the Instant Pot and add the chicken – season with salt and pepper. Sauté for 2- minutes until slightly brown. Add garlic and ginger – cook till fragrant. Add the sauce and the rice to the pot, and seal.
Press the “pressure cook” button and set for 3-minutes. Remove the lid and press the “sauté” button. Add the edamame, broccoli, bell peppers, and carrots. Cook until veggies are tender. Sprinkle with green onion and sesame seeds – serve warm.