Instant Pot Hawaiian Chicken

What is Instant Pot Hawaiian Chicken?

This easy one-pot dinner leaves the hard work to your pressure cooker! Juicy chicken is cooked with pineapple, bell peppers, and onions in a sweet and tangy sauce.

What You'll Need

You'll only need a few simple ingredients to make this easy recipe. Let's round them up and get started!

Make the Sauce

First, add the sauce ingredients in a bowl and give everything a whisk to combine.

Sauté the Veggies

Next, with the Instant Pot set to sauté, cook the bell peppers in a bit of oil, then add the onions.

Add the Chicken

Stir in the chicken pieces, garlic, and seasonings. Let the chicken sear for a minute, then switch off sauté mode.

Cook the Chicken

Pour over the prepared sauce and cook on high for 4 minutes, then naturally release the pressure for 10 minutes.

Release the Pressure

Afterward, vent the remaining pressure manually and open the lid.

Thicken the Sauce

Set the Instant Pot back to sauté and whisk in a slurry of cornstarch and water. Simmer until the sauce thickens.


Garnish with chopped green onions, if desired, and your Hawaiian chicken is ready to serve!

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