Instant Pot Chicken Teriyaki

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recipe by Matt Pelton

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based on 1 ratings

This version is the island version of Teriyaki. It is great served over rice and with a pasta salad or great served in a roll as a sandwich.

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recipe updated Jun 8, 2020


  • Chicken thigh icon
    Chicken thigh
  • Canola oil icon
    Canola oil
    ¼ cup (60ml)
  • Liquid smoke icon
    Liquid smoke
    2 tsp (10ml)
  • Water icon
    ¼ cup (60ml)
  • Crushed pineapple icon
    Crushed pineapple
    about ½ cup (120g)
  • Teriyaki sauce icon
    Teriyaki sauce
    1 cup (288g)
  • Barbecue sauce icon
    Barbecue sauce
    ½ cup (120ml)


  • kCook icon Whisk
  • kCook icon Instant Pot
  • kCook icon Inner pot
  • kCook icon Plate

Step preview

  1. Add canola oil to the inner pot
  2. Pre-heat until hot - Sauté, More
  3. Then add chicken thighs to the inner pot
  4. Brown
  5. Set aside content of inner pot plate
  6. Add liquid smoke, water, crushed pineapple, teriyaki sauce and barbecue sauce to the inner pot
  7. Whisk together
  8. Return chicken to inner pot
  9. Close and lock the lid and turn the steam release handle to Sealing
  10. Pressure cook - Meat, High, 25 min
  11. Quick release
  12. Serve
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