Instant pot stir fry ! This easy instant pot chicken stir fry recipe is easy, quick, healthy and super delicious. Packed full of vegetables and meat, it makes for great mid week dinner served on rice or egg noodles. This is the best instant pot stir fry recipe.
Prep Time5 minutesmins
Cook Time10 minutesmins
Total Time15 minutesmins
Course: Chicken, Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine: American, British, Chinese
Keyword: instant pot chicken stir fry, instant pot stir fry
600gChicken breast or thighor beef
1eachBell pepperred, yellow and green
¼cupWatermore if you want it more saucy.
3tablespoonSunflower oilor Vegetable oil
Cut the chicken into bite size pieces and season with the paprika, black pepper and salt. Set aside.
Slice the bell peppers and also set aside.
In a small bowl mix soy sauce, cornflour, sesame oil and water. Stir and set aside.
Set instant pot to saute then add sunflower oil in the inner pot of the instant pot.
When oil is heated add in the chicken and brown the sides. This takes about 5 minutes
Add in the garlic, onion, carrot and bell peppers.
Stir fry for 2 minutes then add in the soy sauce/cornflour mixture. Stir for a minute or 2 then switch off the instant pot and remove the inner pot from the instant pot.
Serve stir fry and enjoy
* Important notes in the post. If you havent read the post before jumping to recipe, do go back and read so you don’t miss out the details*Get all ingredients in place before starting to cook.*Lay chicken in single file in the pot when browning.*Don't pile or overcrowd the pot.*Avoid using large chunks of meat or it will take longer to cook*Meats should be cut in equal shape and size so they cook evenly.*Cut chicken or beef into bite size pieces to ensure the chicken cooks thoroughly and quicker.*Don't forget to keep tossing and stirring.*You can add in your favourite vegetables.*Use any part of boneless chicken with skin off.