General Tso Instant Pot Chinese Chicken


  • 1-1/2 pounds cubed chicken
  • 1 tsp Sesame Oil
  • 6 tbsp Rice Vinegar
  • 6 tbsp soy sauce
  • ¾ cup Hoisin Sauce
  • 4 tbsp Brown Sugar
  • 2 tbsp corn starch
  • ¼ tsp ginger
  • 1 clove garlic chopped
  • ¼ tsp red pepper flakes
  • Sesame seeds
  • 1 chopped green onion
  • 2 cups Cooked white Rice


  1. Place pot on saute. Saute chicken cubes in sesame oil for 1-2 minutes or until chicken is white no need to cook all the way.
  2. In a separate bowl mix together rice vinegar, soy sauce, garlic, ginger,red pepper flakes, hoisin sauce, and brown sugar.
  3. Pour mixture into the Instant pot over the chicken.
  4. Place on manual high power for 10 minutes.
  5. Do a quick release.
  6. Place your pot back on saute bring to a slight boil and whisk in cornstarch until mixture turns thick and bubbly. About 2 minutes.
  7. Serve over rice. Sprinkle with green onions and sesame seeds.
Recipe from the kitchen of Adventures of a Nurse.


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