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Keto Sesame Chicken in the Instant Pot

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A favorite takeout dish made low carb and easy using an Instant Pot. This keto sesame chicken is fully of sweet, tangy flavor and is, oh so tasty, poured over cauliflower rice.

Keto Sesame Chicken in the Instant Pot Ingredients

Keto Sesame Chicken in the Instant Pot Directions

  • 1
    Add chicken to the liner of the Instant Pot and season both sides with salt and pepper.
    chicken thighs in an instant pot
  • 2
    In a small bowl, whisk together, sugar-free maple syrup, liquid aminos, onion powder, ketchup, sesame oil, garlic and red pepper flakes.
    sesame maple sauce in a small bowl
  • 3
    Pour sauce over chicken.
    maple sesame sauce over chicken in the instant pot
  • 4
    Pressure cook on high for 8 minutes. Let pressure release naturally for 5 minutes before releasing the rest of the pressure by hitting the quick release button or turning the valve.
    instant pot with an 8 on the timmer
  • 5
    Shred chicken with two forks or using an electric mixer straight in the instant pot. Add arrowroot powder and hit "saute" funciton. Saute on high for 5 minutes or until sauce thickens.
    shredded sesame chicken and sauce in a pressure cooker
  • 6
    Serve over cauliflower rice.
    two bowls of keto sesame chicken sauce over cauliflower rice

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Low Carb Sesame Chicken Recipe in the Instant Pot

two bowls of keto sesame chicken in front of an instant pot

If you crave Chinese takeout on the keto diet, this recipe for keto sesame chicken is for you! Most dishes at a Chinese food restaurant are not low carb. But with this recipe and the help of your Instant Pot, you can satisfy your Chinese food cravings in minutes.

Low carb sesame chicken is easy to make using a pressure cooker. Simply add all of your ingredients to the Instant Pot and pressure cook on high for 8 minutes. To help thicken your sauce for a yummy glaze, add a hint of arrowroot powder and saute the dish in the Instant Pot.

two bowls of sesame chicken with chopsticks near

Keto sesame chicken is incredible poured over a cup of cauliflower rice and topped with sliced green onions and more sesame seeds. Your family will love this keto dinner recipe and you’ll love that it takes less than 30 minutes to make!

holding a piece of sesame chicken with chopsticks

Keto Sesame Chicken Sauce

The sesame sauce for this reicpe is a special blend of sesame oil, for that sesame flavor, unsweetened ketchup, liquid aminos and sugar-free maple syrup, for sweeteness.

Once you add a little bit of arrowroot powder at the end to thicken the sesame sauce, this makes the perfect glaze to go along with the keto sesame chicken. It’s delicious poured over cauliflower rice.

a wood spoon full of sesame chicken sauce

Keto Sesame Chicken Storage

If you have any leftover low carb sesame chicken, just store it in the refrigerator in an air tight container. If you like freezer meals, you can store this meal uncooked in a freezer safe bag with all the ingredients added, except the arrowroot powder. Unthaw the night prior to cooking. The next day cook as directed above.

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