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Instant Pot Teriyaki Chicken Recipe

A quick and easy instant pot teriyaki chicken recipe perfect for busy weeknnights
Prep Time1 min
Cook Time9 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: main
Cuisine: japanese american
Keyword: chicken
Calories: 435kcal



  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup mirin
  • 1/4 cup sake
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 6 chicken thighs bone in, skin on
  • 1.5 tbsp cornstarch
  • sliced green onions and sesame seeds if desired


  • Add the garlic, soy sauce, mirin, sake, and sugar to the Instant Pot insert. Nestle in the chicken thighs skin side up. ¬†Turn the Instant Pot on to High Pressure and cook for 7 minutes.
  • When the Instant Pot is done cooking, quick release the pressure. Carefully open the lid and remove the chicken thighs onto a plate.
  • In a small bowl, whisk the cornstarch with 1.5 tablespoons of water. Turn the Instant Pot saut√® function to medium and add the cornstarch and water mix to the the sauce in the insert. Stir and let simmer and thicken to your liking.
  • Turn off the Instant Pot and spoon sauce onto the thighs. Top off with green onions and toasted sesame seeds, if desired. Enjoy!


Calories: 435kcal | Carbohydrates: 24.3g | Protein: 33.4g | Fat: 20.1g | Saturated Fat: 5.6g | Cholesterol: 114mg | Sodium: 1469mg | Potassium: 291mg