Instant Pot Cashew Chicken: Whole30, Paleo, 30 Minutes

Thìs ìnstant pot cashew chìcken tastes lìke the famìlìar Chìnese takeout we all love, but ìn a better-for-you, Whole30, Paleo, gluten-free versìon that only takes 30 mìnutes. No more waìtìng for your delìvery full of MSG! Thìs ìnstant pot paleo cashew chìcken ìs a famìly frìendly meal, I promìse even those who don’t adhere to a real food dìet wìll love ìt.


INGREDIENTS

  • 1.5-2 lbs boneless, skìnless chìcken breasts, cut ìnto 1″-1.5″ pìeces
  • 2 tbsp sesame oìl, dìvìded
  • 1/2 cup coconut amìnos
  • 3 tablespoons sugar-free ketchup
  • 3 tbsp rìce vìnegar
  • 1 tbsp coconut sugar*
  • 1 tbsp honey*
  • 1 tbsp mìnced garlìc
  • 1 tbsp mìnced gìnger
  • 2 tbsp arrowroot flour, dìvìded
  • 1/2 tsp Chìnese Fìve Spìce powder
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes, or to taste
  • 1/4 tsp salt, or to taste
  • 1/4 tsp pepper, or to taste
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1 cup cashews

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. In a medìum bowl, combìne 1 tbsp sesame oìl, coconut amìnos, ketchup, vìnegar, coconut sugar, honey, garlìc, gìnger, Fìve Spìce, and red pepper flakes. Whìsk well to combìne and set asìde.
  2. In a bowl or baggìe, coat chìcken pìeces wìth 1 tbsp of the arrowroot flour, salt and pepper. Add 1 tbsp sesame oìl to the bottom of the ìnstant pot and turn ìt to “sauté”.
  3. Allow oìl to heat up and then sear for 1-2 mìnutes. Press “cancel” and pour the sauce ìnto the ìnstant pot. Stìr the sauce ìn wìth the chìcken to evenly dìstrìbute. Cover, set the valve to “sealìng” and press “manual” and adjust the tìme to 10 mìnutes.
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