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Instant Pot Cashew Chicken


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  • Author: Laura
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 8 minutes
  • Total Time: 18 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x

Description

Instant Pot Cashew Chicken has healthy veggies, crunchy cashews, and tender, juicy chicken. You can make a meal in your kitchen, that’s way better than take out!


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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp. flour
  • 2 tbsp. cornstarch
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • 1.25 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs, diced into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 tbsp. sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 cup red bell peppers, diced small
  • 2 tsp. minced garlic
  • 1 tbsp. red pepper flakes
  • 1 cup roasted cashews, halved
  • 3 tbsp. low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp. honey
  • 1 tbsp. rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp. Asian chili garlic sauce
  • 3/4 tsp. minced ginger
  • Green onions for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a large ziploc bag, add cornstarch, flour, salt, pepper,  and the chicken.
  2. Close the bag and shake to combine.
  3. In your Instant pot add the oils, chicken, set to saute’. Saute’ for 4 to 5 minutes stirring often.
  4. Chicken should be about almost cooked through.
  5. Add the broccoli, bell peppers, garlic, and stir to combine.
  6. To a medium bowl add the soy sauce, honey, rice wine vinegar, chili-garlic sauce, ginger, and whisk to combine; set aside.
  7. Add the sauce and stir to combine.
  8. Close the lid on your instant pot and set to seal.
  9. Set manuel to 8 min.
  10. Once done open the seal to release steam until done.
  11. Add the cashews to the chicken and stir to combine.
  12. Add the green onions, stir to combine, and serve immediately.
  13. Enjoy!

  • Category: dinner
  • Cuisine: american
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