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Keto Chicken Teriyaki (Instant Pot Duo Crisp + Air Fryer) Recipe

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An easy keto chicken dinner you can make in the new Instant Pot Duo Crisp + Air Fryer. Teriyaki marinated chicken thighs are cooked to perfection using the sous vide setting. The air fryer lid crisps up the chicken skin producing a juicy, flavorful low carb teriyaki chicken.

Keto Chicken Teriyaki (Instant Pot Duo Crisp + Air Fryer) Recipe Ingredients

  • 4 bone-in, skin on chicken thighs
  • ½ cup soy sauce or coconut aminos or liquid aminos
  • 3 tablespoons powdered erythritol
  • 2 tablespoons dry sake
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seed oil
  • ½ teaspoon freshly grated ginger or ¼ teaspoon ginger powder
  • ½ teaspoon xanthan gum
  • ½ cup chicken broth

Keto Chicken Teriyaki (Instant Pot Duo Crisp + Air Fryer) Recipe Directions

  • 1
    In a small bowl, combine the ingredients for the marinade - soy sauce, powdered erythritol, sake, sesame seed oil, ginger and xanthan gum.
    keto chicken teriyaki sauce in a pyrex
  • 2
    Add chicken and marinade to a ziploc bag and evenly coat around the chicken.
    chicken thighs and sugar free teriyaki sauce marinating in a ziploc bag
  • 3
    Fill the Instant Pot liner with water to the fill line. Submerge the ziploc bag into the water while squeezing the air out of the partially opened bag. Before the bag is fully submerged, completely close it.
    keto chicken teriyaki cooking under sous vide mode in instant pot duo crisp
  • 4
    Apply the pressure cooking lid. Set the Instant Pot to the ‘Sous Vide’ function. Cook at 145 degrees for 1 hour and 45 minutes. Then hit ‘Start’.
    sous vide function on instant pot duo crisp
  • 5
    Once the chicken is done cooking, remove the pressure cooking lid (no need to vent before opening the lid). Remove the ziploc bag. Drain the water from the Instant Pot liner and replace liner back in the Instant Pot. Place the air fryer basket in the Instant Pot liner.
    pulling cooked chicken teriyaki out of instant pot sous vide
  • 6
    Add the chicken to the air fryer basket. Try to place in a single layer to allow for even cooking. Save remaining marinade.
    chicken teriyaki in the air fryer basket of the instant pot duo crisp
  • 7
    Apply the air fryer Instant Pot lid. Set the Instant Pot to the ‘Air Fryer’ function. Cook at 400 degrees for 5 minutes.
    air fryer settings on the instant pot air fryer
  • 8
    Once the chicken is done air frying, carefully remove the air fryer lid. Do not touch the under surface of the air fryer lid. It’s very hot. Place the air fryer lid on the safety liner provided by Instant Pot to protect your counter surfaces.
    instant pot air fryer lid on the protective cover
  • 9
    Remove chicken and set aside. Remove the air fryer basket and pour remaining marinade into the Instant Pot liner. Add chicken broth and set Instant Pot to ‘Saute’ function. Saute on high until sauce is bubbly and thickened. Pour sauce over chicken teriyaki and serve with your favorite veggies or cauliflower rice.
    sugar free teriyaki sauce poured on chicken thighs

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Low Carb Chicken Teriyaki Recipe

low carb chicken teriyaki made using an instant pot I’ve partnered with Instant Pot for this Keto Teriyaki Chicken recipe. Chicken teriyaki is always a favorite in our household. We love it sliced over cauliflower rice and a side of broccoli. The sugar-free marinade is full of scrumptious teriyaki flavor and the chicken is cooked to perfection using the sous vide function on the Instant Pot Duo Crisp. keto chicken teriyaki over cauliflower rice and broccoli Often times, sous vide cooking can leave chicken skin soggy and unappetizing. To finish the chicken and crisp up the skin, use the air fryer lid on the Instant Pot Duo Crisp. This is an easy keto chicken dinner you can make in one pot using the Instant Pot Duo Crisp. Even the teriyaki sauce can be made using the saute function of this Instant Pot!

Instant Pot Duo Crisp + Air Fryer

instant pot duo crisp control panel The Instant Pot Duo Crisp is a multi-use cooking system. It has 11 functions in one pot using two lids.

The pressure cooking lid can pressure cook, saute, steam, slow cook, warm and sous vide. Swap out the pressure cooking lid for the air fryer lid and suddenly you can air fry, bake, roast, broil, and dehydrate!

The Instant Pot Duo Crisp will save you time and effort using this system. You can make easy homemade keto dinners using one multifunctional pot!

Get your Instant Pot Duo Crisp + Air fryer at Target, Kohls, Amazon and

What Does Sous Vide Mean?

sous vide water bath in the instant pot

To cook something using the sous vide method means to cook it in a water bath at a constant desired temperature. The temperature remains precise and cooks the food to the set temperature. It’s really hard to undercook or overcook your food using this method.

The chicken teriyaki can be cooked at the perfect temperature yielding juicy, tender chicken thighs. .

Benefits of Air Frying

instant pot air fryer lid Air fryers circulate hot air that ensures your food gets cooked from every angle to create a nicely browned, crisp outer layer and juicy interior. Chicken is especially good in the air fryer because of this. You get all the benefits of frying in oil without the excess fat or clean up.

Keto Teriyaki Marinade

Soy sauce provides the base for a teriyaki sauce; although, if you are trying to avoid soy based products, use coconut aminos or liquid aminos instead. To make this teriyaki sauce sugar free, use powdered erythritol. It works just like sugar and measures cup for cup.

Next ginger, sesame seed oil and sake are added to produce authentic teriyaki flavor. sugar-free teriyaki sauce poured on chicken thighs To thicken up the keto teriyaki sauce, we add xanthan gum. This will help coat the teriyaki sauce to the chicken and it will serve as a thickener too!

The sugar free teriyaki sauce is finished in the Instant Pot using the ‘Saute’ function. After the teriyaki chicken has been cooked under the air fryer lid, remove the chicken and the basket and pour in the rest of the marinade and ½ cup of chicken broth.

Saute for a few minutes until the sauce is bubbly and thickened. Pour teriyaki sauce over chicken and serve.

Meal Prep Keto Chicken Teriyaki

One benefit of cooking your proteins sous vide, is that they can be meal prepped ahead of time. Prepare your chicken with the Instant Pot Duo Crisp using the sous vide function. The day you want to serve it, finish them in using the air fryer setting on the Instant Pot.

I like to cook sous vide a bunch of chicken up on Sunday night. Then refrigerate until I want to have them. It only takes about 5-10 minutes under the Instant Pot air fryer lid to get them heated through and skin crisped up. keto chicken teriyaki in the air fryer basket of an instant pot

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Annie Lampella

Annie Lampella

I strive to find meals that your whole family can enjoy (kids and relatives too) while you are on your keto quest. You can still have your favorite foods on the keto diet, you just have to be creative with how you make them.

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