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Instant Pot Honey Garlic Chicken with a delicious Sweet and Savoury Sauce takes only 15 minutes to make. This Instant pot Chicken breast is perfectly moist and tender. 

Instant Pot Honey Garlic Chicken

Juicy Instant pot Chicken in a sweet and savoury Honey Garlic Sauce is very quick and easy to make. Detailed recipe video below.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Keyword Honey Garlic Chicken, Instant Pot Chicken Recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 422kcal


  • 4 Boneless Chicken Breast (roughly 500-600gms in total)(ref note 1)
  • ¼ cup Chicken Stock
  • cup Soy Sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic Minced
  • 1 tspn Ginger
  • ½ cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon Sriracha
  • ¼ cup Water
  • 2 tbsp Cornstarch


  • Place boneless chicken breast to the inner pot of Instant Pot. 
  •  Pour in all the above ingredients except cornstarch and water.
  • Set Instant Pot to Manual Mode and 7 minutes. Once the pressure builds up, the countdown will start.
  • When the time is off, let the pressure release for 8 minutes. Then do a quick release.
  • When the pressure is completely released, remove the Cooked chicken breast and place covered. 
  • Set Instant pot to saute mode, make the slurry by mixing water and cornstarch.  Add slowly to the Pot.
  • Let it cook for about 5 minutes or until the sauce thickens to the desired consistency. 
  • While the sauce is being cooked,  Shred Chicken using forks.
  • Once the sauce is cooked, switch off the instant pot. Add back the chicken and mix well.
  • Serve on top of rice along with broccoli or green beans.



  1.  If the Chicken breasts are too large, use 3 instead. 
      2. To cook frozen chicken breast, please find detailed instructions above in the blog post. 


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 422kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 51g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 145mg | Sodium: 1453mg | Potassium: 915mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 35g | Vitamin A: 68IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 1mg