Instant Pot Sesame Chicken (Keto, Sugar Free)

This Instant Pot Sesame Chicken is so easy to whip up right at home! Whether you make this dish in the Instant Pot or on the stove, everything comes together in one pot for easy prep and clean up.


– 2 tablespoons sesame oil divided – 1 ½ pound chicken thighs boneless skinless – ¾ teaspoon sea salt – ⅓ cup coconut aminos – ½ cup chicken broth – 2 tablespoons Swerve Confectioners – 1 tablespoon rice vinegar – 1 teaspoon minced garlic – 1 ½ teaspoons fresh minced ginger – ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper – ½ teaspoon xanthan gum – 2 teaspoons sesame seeds


Select saute and heat 1 tablespoon of sesame oil over high heat. Season the chicken thighs with salt. Add the chicken when the Instant Pot says hot and cook until brown, working in batches if necessary.


Remove the chicken from the pot. In a small bowl, stir together the coconut aminos, chicken broth, Swerve, vinegar, garlic, ginger, and crushed red pepper flakes. Add into the pressure cooker and scrape up any browned bits.


Return the chicken to the pot and lock the lid. Cook on high for 3 minutes and then do an instant release.


Press cancel and select saute. Add the xanthan gum and remaining tablespoon of sesame oil and cook until the sauce thickens.


Sprinkle with sesame seeds and serve