Zesty Instant Pot Chicken Thighs, From frozen to ready to eat all done in the Instant Pot and oven in only 30 minutes.
How long does it take to cook thighs in Instant Pot?
For Boneless Thighs: Pressure cook on high for 8 minutes for fresh or 12 minutes for frozen thighs. For Bone-in Thighs: Pressure cook on high for 10 minutes for fresh, or 15 minutes for frozen thighs. Allow the pressure to release naturally for 5 minutes, then turn the valve to “venting” to release any remaining steam.
Can you put frozen chicken in an Instapot?
Yes, you can safely cook frozen meat in an Instant Pot because pressure cooking cooks foods quickly. Unlike a slow cooker, in which frozen food may stay in a dangerous temperature range for too long, the Instant Pot can quickly bring frozen food to a safe temperature.
- 8 chicken thighs (frozen)
- 1 tbsp. teriyaki sauce
- 1 tbsp. soy sauce
- 1 tbsp. hoisin sauce
- 1 tbsp. oyster sauce
- 1 tsp sesame oil
- 1 tsp chili flake
- 1 tsp garlic/ginger paste
- 1 cup chicken stock
- Place the chicken into the pot.
- Whisk the teriyaki sauce, soy sauce, hoisin sauce, and oyster sauce with the remaining ingredients and pour over the chicken.
- Pressure cook for 15 minutes.
- Transfer the chicken to a baking dish and pour some of the sauce over it.
- Bake uncovered at 180C / 350F for 15 minutes.
- Serve with your favorite sides.
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Amount Per Serving Calories 612Total Fat 38gSaturated Fat 11gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 27gCholesterol 335mgSodium 1145mgCarbohydrates 6gFiber 0gSugar 3gProtein 63g
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