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Instant Pot Sweet and Sour Chicken

Instant Pot Sweet and Sour Chicken- Asian Style Chicken with pineapple Chunks, bell peppers and Onions.Delicious Classic Chicken takeout dish made in the pressure cooker.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Keyword instant pot sweet and sour chicken
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 339kcal



  • 1 lbs Chicken Thighs
  • 4-5 Cloves Garlic
  • ½ Cup Pineapple Juice
  • 1 Cup Pineapple Chunks
  • 1 Large Onion or 2 medium sized
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper
  • 1 Green Bell Pepper
  • 1 Yellow Bell Pepper
  • 1.5 tablespoon Cornflower

Sauces & Condiments

  • ¼ Cup Rice Vinegar or Apple Cider Vinegar
  • ¼ Cup Ketchup or Whole30 Ketchup
  • ¼ Cup Soy Sauce or Coconut Aminos


  • 1 teaspoon Sesame Seeds
  • 2 tablespoon Green Onions


  • Add the Chicken,Sauces- Vinegar, ketchup,Soy sauce, pineapple juice and Garlic in the inner pot of instant pot.
  • Close the lid.Pressure COOK on HIGH for 4 minutes.Quick Release.
  • Open the Instant pot.Add the - Pineapple slices,Onions and Bell peppers.
  • Close the lid and PRESSURE COOK on HIGH for 1 minute.Quick Release after the time is over.
  • Add the ¼ Cup water and Corn Starch mixed with 2tbsp of water.Bring to boil.
  • If you like a lot of gravy, add ¼ Cup of more water.
  • Garnish with sesame seeds and green onions.Serve hot with Rice.



Spicy Sweet & Sour Chicken - Add chilli flakes as per your tolerance to add more kick to it.
To make it Paleo & Whole 30 approved- Make sure you use Coconut Aminos instead of Soy sauce.Whole 30 approved ketchup and Apple Cider Vinegar instead of rice vinegar.


Sodium: 1174mg | Calcium: 57mg | Sugar: 15.9g | Fiber: 3.2g | Potassium: 678mg | Cholesterol: 101mg | Calories: 339kcal | Saturated Fat: 2.3g | Fat: 8.8g | Protein: 35.9g | Carbohydrates: 27g | Iron: 3mg