These Instant Pot Honey Garlic Chicken Meal Prep Bowls are a delicious make ahead lunch idea that comes together in one pot – and the sweet and sticky sauce is to die for!
These Instant Pot Honey Garlic Chicken Meal Prep Bowls are going to become your next go-to weeknight dinner!
First of all, they are the most delicious, wholesome spin on Chinese takeout, and you probably already have most of the ingredients on hand at home.
Call this your easy peasy, back-pocket stir fry recipe that's made in one pot while you relax and stay hands-off in the cooking process.
The best part of these Instant Pot Honey Garlic Chicken Meal Prep Bowls is the fact that they come together in just about 30 minutes so they are ideal for busy days.
And they are also perfect for making ahead as your weekly lunch prep! Just dump everything into your Instant Pot then set it and forget it.
The Instant Pot is the best thing ever when it comes to your weekly meal prep because you can cook things in half the time and have yourself organized for the work week without having to make a whole bunch of different recipes on the weekend.
You should actually consider getting a second Instant Pot if you already have one because it makes it that much easier to make two different recipes at once and have a little variety in your lunches each week.
Lately, I've also been using the Instant Pot to meal prep my dinners so that I can focus on working some extra overtime hours in the evening. There's nothing better than getting through a whole day of work and knowing that you have your dinner all whipped up and ready for you to microwave.
I know this way of cooking can be ideal for both single people and families as it lets everyone pick and choose what time they want to eat and accommodates for different schedules.
These Instant Pot Honey Garlic Chicken Meal Prep Bowls certainly hit the mark in terms of a healthy meal with minimal ingredients that mostly everyone will love and reheats well!
These Instant Pot Honey Garlic Chicken Meal Prep Bowls are also great for different dietary restrictions. If you use tamari instead of soy sauce, these bowls are easily made gluten-free, and you can swap in any kinds of veggies that you need so feel free to get rid of all the veggies that are going bad in your vegetable crisper!
You can also use all kinds of fun garnishes to make these Honey Garlic Chicken Bowls even more delicious – just add some green onions, hot peppers, peanuts, sesame seeds… the sky's the limit!
I just love healthy fakeout stir fry recipes like this!
Will you be making these Instant Pot Honey Garlic Chicken Meal Prep Bowlss?
When meal prep is this easy and delicious, it's hard to see how you couldn't just set aside an hour each weekend to dedicate to these! Come on, I know these bowls are calling your name!I think
Instant Pot Honey Garlic Chicken Meal Prep Bowls
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 2 medium-sized chicken breasts, diced
- 2 tbsp low sodium soy sauce
- 2 tbsp honey
- 1 tsp rice vinegar
- 4 cloves garlic minced
- 1/2 cup water
- 1 head Broccoli, chopped into very small florets
- 1 tbsp cornstarch
- 1 tbsp water
- 1 cup white rice
- 2 cups water
- 1 tsp butter
- 1 pinch salt
- Add olive oil, chicken, soy sauce, honey, rice vinegar, garlic and 1/2 cup water to Instant Pot in that order. Cook on high pressure for 4 minutes then do a quick release of the pressure. Instant Pot will take about 15 minutes to preheat then pressure cook the 4 min.
- Meanwhile, cook the rice in a rice cooker or on the stovetop according to package directions. Mix the cornstarch with cold water to make the cornstarch slurry and set aside.
- Open lid of Instant Pot and stir in the cornstarch slurry until well mixed, then add the cooked rice and the raw broccoli. Mix together well then let sit with the lid on for 5-10 minutes. Serve and enjoy!