Pressure Cooker Honey Sesame Chicken


  • Chicken Thighs bone in
  • 1 Slice Onion
  • 5 Garlic cloves minced
  • 1 Cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 4 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 3 green onions chopped
  • Sesame seeds


  1. Preheat pressure cooking pot using the saute setting, or hit the Chicken button. Add oil, onion, garlic and saute for 3-5 minutes. Add the chicken to the pot skin side down.
  2. Add soy sauce, ketchup to the pressure cooking pot and stir to combine. Press the Chicken/Poultry button or manual 15 minutes.
  3. Once the Pressure Cooker beeps when it's done hit the pressure release. Wait till the lid unlocks and then remove the chicken thighs.
  4. Add sesame oil and honey to the pot and stir to combine. In a small cup or bowl, dissolve the cornstarch in water and add to the pot and stir. Select Saute or hit the chicken button again and simmer until sauce thickens.
  5. For Crispy Skin set the oven to broil, put the chicken thighs onto a pan and cover with the sauce from the pot. Pop the chicken thighs into the oven under broil for 5-10 minutes depending on how much you like your skin's crispy. *IF YOU DON'T LIKE CRiSPY SKIN SKIP THIS STEP*
  6. Serve with fresh steamed rice, and add sliced green onions and sesame seeds.
  7. Serve and enjoy!