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Instant Pot Honey Chicken Recipe
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Honey Chicken

You are going to love this Instant Pot Honey Chicken. This simple and tasty dinner is made in 4 minutes. This recipe is full of tender chicken with a delicious honey sauce served over rice. Who doesn't want a dinner that tastes this good, this fast?
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: honey chicken recipe
Servings: 4
Author: Jill


  • Chicken Breast tenders– 6-7 sliced

For Batter:

  • ½ cup All Purpose Flour
  • ½ cup Corn Flour
  • 1 tsp. Baking Powder
  • ¼ tsp. Salt
  • 1 /4 cup Water
  • ¼ Sesame oil

For Sauce:

  • ½ cup Tomato Ketchup
  • 2 tbsp. Sugar
  • 3 tbsp. Honey
  • 1 Tbsp. Soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp. Water


  • Prepare your chicken and pat dry.
  • Set to the side.
  • In a small bowl add all of the sauce ingredients, mix to combine.
  • Set aside.
  • Add the batter ingredients in a bowl, whisk to combine.
  • Add the water slowly and make it into a semi thick batter.
  • Dip each chicken in batter and then place on a parchment lined baking sheet.
  • Place the oil in the Instant Pot and set to saute.
  • Place the chicken in the oil once bubbling hot.
  • Chicken has to be in a single layer.
  • Turn the chicken over to evenly cook.
  • Cook chicken until golden brown.
  • Remove the chicken and place onto a paper towel covered plate, and set aside.
  • Wipe clean the Instant Pot insert.
  • Add sauce into the Instant pot and add the chicken.
  • Toss to combine.
  • Close the lid and seal the valve.
  • Set to manual for 4 minutes.
  • Once the timer sounds open the valve. .
  • Serve hot.