Instant Pot Chicken Teriyaki (Plus Slow Cooker Directions!)

Sharena Turner: "I did the slow cooker version and it was deliciou…" Read More


  • 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs (I don’t recommend chicken breasts, as they tend to dry out)
  • 1/2 cup coconut aminos
  • 3 tablespoons honey (or use 3 large, pitted Medjool dates to make this recipe Whole30 compliant – see instructions below)
  • 4 cloves garlic (fresh, minced)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons fresh ginger (minced)
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds (optional)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium35% DV850mg
    Fat12% DV8g
    Protein94% DV48g
    Carbs5% DV15g
    Fiber0% DV0g
    Calories330Calories from Fat70
    Total Fat8g12%
    Saturated Fat2.5g13%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat70
    Total Carbohydrate15g5%
    Dietary Fiber0g0%
    Vitamin A2%
    Vitamin C6%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Sharena Turner 2 days ago
    I did the slow cooker version and it was delicious! I only used half a teaspoon of salt (since the other reviews say it’s salty) and that was perfect for us
    Keith Coburn C. 12 days ago
    Great, will make again
    Mira a month ago
    Didn’t look like the picture at all. It was more a pale light brown. It was too salty & I even used 3 lbs. or chicken, but it’s all a matter of personal preference. The chicken was very tender and it did cook very quickly.
    Kristen Legg a month ago
    So easy, so delicious!! So fast in the instant pot! I added a bit of red pepper flake for a little spice. I also used a bit of corn starch (make sure to dissolve in cold water first like the box says) to speed up the thickening process for the sauce. I didn’t have any, but green onion would really finish this off! I’ll easily make this once a week or so since the hubby loves it too! :)
    Jessica a month ago
    I’m not a cook at all but this was so easy and my husband loved it!!! I did not add the salt the recipe calls for based on reviews I read and it turned out great!
    Tomi Weber a month ago
    Good!! We liked it. I substituted half water and teriyaki for the coconut aminos because I didn’t have it. I also mixed 1T cornstarch with half cup of the cooked liquid and stirred back into pot and put chicken back in and let it sit until the sides were done. Served with broccoli and riced cauliflower
    Katie Ireland a month ago
    Used GF Tamari instead of aminos. Used some corn starch to thicken sauce during last step. Really works for my take out Chinese craving.
    Traycie 2 months ago
    So tasty, will add to the rotation!
    Kara Moeller 2 months ago
    I’ve had this twice so far and I love it! SUPER easy to make and it’s healthy (go easy on salt)
    Gannon Rust 2 months ago
    It was fantastic! My family loved it!
    Romero 2 months ago
    It was a pretty salty dish and I didn’t add the salt recommended but still good my kids weren’t a fan though so probably won’t make it again
    Roam Anywhere 3 months ago
    Delicious! I slowed down on the salt and it ended up perfect with rice.
    Crystal 3 months ago
    I made this in the instant pot and added rice with it. The chicken and sauce came out great! But I will say it was very salty - next time I will probably not add the salt.
    Danielle Mills 3 months ago
    Love this recipe. turned out so well!
    Talia 3 months ago
    I made a few changes, but it was delicious! 1. Used 3ish lbs boneless skinless chicken thighs 2. Used yacon syrup instead of honey 3. Used about a tsp of fresh ginger instead of 1 1/2 tsp 4. Added a little bit of garlic granules at the end 5. Didn't cut up all the chicken at the beginning, just tossed it in and shredded it once cooked Served on jasmine rice with broccoli on top. I will probably be making it again. Unlike some of the other reviewers, I didn't find it too salty. However, I did have 1 lb extra of chicken, and used less ginger than called for. So maybe that makes a difference... For those using soy sauce instead of coconut aminos, the aminos are sweeter and soy sauce is generally more savory. If using soy sauce, I would probably not use that much salt.
    Kaitlyn Wolf 3 months ago
    delicious, quick and easy
    Lindsay Glavin 3 months ago
    I would make again. Tasted a lot like sodium
    Austin 3 months ago
    Awesome! Used soy sauce instead of coconut aminos. There were people fighting over it!
    McCowan 4 months ago
    This is what instant pots were created for! Very easy for a weeknight meal and will definitely make it again!
    Lisa Durham 4 months ago
    I literally have the pickiest teenager. She claims she does not like chicken, but she devoured this! Winner winner chicken dinner!
    Lauren Pearce 4 months ago
    Will definitely make it again!
    Alyssa Schrobilgen 4 months ago
    Used low sodium soy sauce in place of coconut aminos, skipped the ginger (I personally hate ginger) added in some fresh, local Morel mushrooms and paired with a whole grain Basmati rice - to die for! 😍😍
    Tim 5 months ago
    Ok - should have used soy sauce and also sauce once reduced was too salty
    Amy 6 months ago
    Wonderful! Definitely would try again! It was super easy to make. I used low sodium soy sauce because I didn’t have coconut aminos and it was really good!
    Cossette 6 months ago
    Found the sauce really overpowering.
    William A. 6 months ago
    I ended up using soy sauce instead of the cocunut aminos and it turned out way too salty. This is just not a good recipe imo.
    Jessica 7 months ago
    It was ok. I felt like something was missing. It needed salt, so maybe next time I will do half soy sauce and half coco aminos. I added broccoli for more texture and that was good but still felt like it needed more. I will consider making again.
    Hannah H 8 months ago
    I felt the sauce was a little too overpowering
    Vicki P. 9 months ago
    I forgot to add the salt from the beginning. I added it later and it was too salty. I will cut the salt next time. Good recipe though and I will definitely make it again.
    Ryan Fuller 9 months ago
    Chicken was great, It really fell apart once I took it out of the pot. However, I found the cook time to be a little too long. The sauce was definitely worth cooking. I Would cook it again.