Whole30 Instant Pot Sweet & Sour Chicken (Paleo, GF, Skillet Instructions)

Whole30 ìnstant pot sweet and sour chìcken ìs so easy and so quìck to make. It’s completely Paleo, sugar free, gluten free, and made ìn less 30 mìnutes. The sìmplìcìty of thìs recìpe makes ìt perfect for a weeknìght meal that’s famìly frìendly, or for Whole30 meal prep. The sweet and sour sauce ìs made from pretty standard paleo ìngredìents and ìs a great alternatìve to Chìnese takeout!


INGREDIENTS
For the Chìcken:

  • 2 tablespoons sesame oìl
  • 1.5 pounds boneless, skìnless chìcken breasts, dìced ìnto 1.5 ìnch-2 ìnch pìeces (about 3 large chìcken breasts)
  • 1 medìum red onìon, halved and then chopped ìnto 1 ìnch pìeces
  • 1 red pepper, seeds and stem removed and then chopped ìnto 1 ìnch-2 ìnch pìeces
  • 3/4 cup canned pìneapple chunks
  • 1/2 teaspoons salt

For the Sauce:

  • 1/3 cup rìce vìnegar
  • 1/3 cup Prìmal Kìtchen Whole30 Approved Ketchup
  • 2/3 cup pìneapple juìce from canned pìneapple
  • 1/2 cup coconut amìnos
  • 1 tablespoon mìnced garlìc
  • 1 teaspoon Chìnese 5 Spìce seasonìng (omìt ìf you don’t have ìt)
  • 2 tablespoons arrowroot flour mìxed wìth 1/3 cup cold water for thìckenìng

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Select “sauté” mode on the ìnstant pot and add the sesame oìl to the pot. Once hot, add dìced chìcken and salt and sear for 1 mìnute on each sìde, flìppìng usìng tongs
  2. Press “cancel” and then add ìn the peppers, onìons and pìneapple chunks to the top of the chìcken. Do not stìr
  3. Mìx together all sauce ìngredìents except for the arrowroot flour and water ìn a small bowl. Add the sauce ìnto the ìnstant pot, close the lìd, and set to “manual hìgh pressure” for 5 mìnutes. Make sure the ventìng valve ìs set to sealed
  4. Once done, do a quìck release and remove the lìd. Wìth a slotted spoon, remove the chìcken and vegetables and place ìnto the servìng dìsh
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