Instant Pot Spicy Peanut Chicken
Instant Pot Spicy Peanut Chicken is a quick and easy dish that is perfect when you need dinner in a hurry and need it to be delicious. Yes, it does help that it is creamy and smooth with just the right amount of kick. Gluten free and dairy free.
Servings 4 people
- 1/4 cup liquid aminos
- 1/4 cup sesame oil
- 2 tbsp maple syrup
- 2 tbsp rice wine vinegar
- 2 tbsp hot chili paste
- 2 tsp minced garlic
- 1 1/2 cups vegetable broth
- 1 1/2 cups soy milk (or your preferred milk)
- 3 cups chopped chicken, pre-cooked
- 1 red pepper, chopped
- 3 tbsp cornstarch
- 3 tbsp water
- 2 tbsp peanut butter
- 1/4 cup peanuts
- chopped herbs or green onions for garnish
Chop chicken into bite size pieces. Chop red pepper.
Add water to cornstarch; stir until all lumps are gone. Add all ingredients to Instant Pot.
Cook on high pressure for 5 minutes if chicken is precooked; 20 minutes if chicken is uncooked.
When cooking is complete, release pressure. Stir sauce and serve with white rice or noodles. Sprinkle peanuts and herbs on top.
Options and Tips For Spicy Peanut Chicken
For smoother sauce, add water to the cornstarch, and stir until all lumps are dissolved.
For a vegetarian option, replace chicken with tofu
Serve with fluffy white rice, or for a change, serve with noodles.
Serving: 1cup | Calories: 286kcal