Honey Bourbon Chicken
Servings Prep Time
4servings 30minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
4servings 30minutes
Cook Time
  • 1small onionfinely diced
  • 1/2cup honey
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4cup ketchup
  • 1/4cup bourbon whiskey(optional)
  • 2tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2tsp garlicminced
  • 1/8tsp black pepper
  • 1/8tbsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 1/2 lbs chicken thighsboneless, skinless
  • 1tbsp cornstarch
  • 1tbsp Water
  1. Combine the Sauce ingredients in the Instant Pot.
  2. Nestle the chicken thighs in the sauce in one layer, turning once to coat.
  3. Secure the lid, making sure the vent is closed.
  4. Using the display panel select the MANUAL function*. Use the +/- keys and program the Instant Pot for 15 minutes.
  5. When the time is up, let the pressure naturally release for 5 minutes, then quick-release the remaining pressure.
  6. Remove chicken and dice.
  7. Meanwhile, mix water and cornstarch in a small bowl, then add it to the sauce and cook 2-3 minutes until thickened.
  8. Return chicken to pot and warm though. Serve over noodles or rice.
Recipe Notes

*The Manual and Pressure Cook buttons are interchangeable.