Instant Pot Brown Sugar Garlic Chicken

Instant Pot Brown Sugar Garlic Chicken

This Instant Pot Brown Sugar Garlic Chicken thigh meal could be your new favorite chicken dish.

Not only is it deliciously yummy, but perfectly cooked and smothered in a sauce thats sweet and spicy.

The sweetness is for the brown sugar, and the small amount of heat or spiciness is for the Honey Gochujang Sauce (Asian sauce).

Korean Honey Gochujang Sauce
Sweet & Spicy

Honey gochujang sauce is savory, sweet & spicy all in the same bite. The sauce is great for dipping, cooking and marinading.

This is a versatile recipe, as it is boneless and skinless chicken thighs, you can shred the meat to make tacos or even a pulled pork sandwich, but with shredded chicken.


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Instant Pot Brown Sugar Garlic Chicken

3 pounds chicken thighs, boneless and skinless

½ cup brown sugar

8 cloves garlic minced

2 tablespoon honey gochujang sauce

¼ cup soy sauce

¼ cup chicken broth

½ teaspoon pepper

On the Instant Pot turn on sauté mode. Add to the Instant Pot insert brown sugar, garlic, gochujang sauce, chicken broth, soy sauce and black pepper. Bring to a boil just until sugar is melted, while whisking.

Turn sauté mode off. Place chicken thighs in to insert coating meat with sauce. Place lid on Instant Pot and lock. Make sure pressure release is closed.

Turn to manual pressure cooking and set on high for 8 minutes. Allow pressure to release naturally for 5 minutes. Open release valve to let out any remaining pressure.

Remove chicken thighs from Instant Pot and set aside.

Turn the Instant Pot to sauté mode. Bring sauce to a boil.

Mix together 1-2 teaspoons of cornstarch and cold water. Next pour into boiling sauce and stir together until thickened.

Turn off sauté mode and place chicken back the the sauce and coat.

Instant Pot Brown Sugar Garlic Chicken

Plate and serve with rice or a vegetable. Garnish with chopped cilantro.

We guarantee the entire family will eat a full serving and will ask for seconds without any complaints. And that should tell you there’s something special going on.

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