Better-Than-Takeout Orange Chicken
Servings Prep Time
4 – 6servings 5minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
4 – 6servings 5minutes
Cook Time
Better-Than-Takeout Orange Chicken:
  • 2lbs bonelessskinless chicken thighs
  • 1/2cup BBQ saucepreferably brown sugar flavored
  • 1/3cup orange juice
  • 2tbsp soy sauce
  • 2tsp cornstarch
  • 2/3cup orange marmalade
For Serving:
  • 2cups Cooked rice
  • Chopped green onions and sesame seeds for garnish
  1. Combine chicken, BBQ sauce, orange juice and soy sauce in the pot and stir to combine.
  2. Secure the lid, making sure the vent is closed.
  3. Using the display panel select the MANUAL or PRESSURE COOK function*. Use the +/- keys and program the Instant Pot for 5 minutes.
  4. When the time is up, quick-release the remaining pressure.
  5. Carefully remove the chicken from the pot to a cutting board and cut into bite-sized chunks.
  6. Remove 1/4 cup of cooking liquid and mix with cornstarch.
  7. Stir cornstarch slurry, chicken and orange marmalade into the pot for 5-6 minutes until sauce has thickened, returning to SAUTE mode as needed.
  8. Serve over cooked rice garnished with green onions and sesame seeds.
Recipe Notes

*The MANUAL and PRESSURE COOK buttons are interchangeable.