This Instant Pot General Tso’s Chicken is a healthier spin on the takeout dish made in one pot with pantry staples you already have on hand.
Step 1 In a large bowl, mix chicken and cornstarch together. Meanwhile, preheat Instant Pot on saute mode and cook rice according to package directions in a rice cooker.
Step 2 Mix hoisin sauce, soy sauce, brown sugar, rice vinegar, sesame oil and garlic together in a small bowl. –
Step 3 Add vegetable oil to Instant Pot and saute chicken until lightly browned, about 6-8 minutes.
Step 4 Add sauce and red peppers, then cook another 3-4 minutes until peppers are tender and chicken is heated through.
Step 5 Top rice with chicken and peppers, then garnish with green onions, sesame seeds and chili flakes. Serve and enjoy!
Storing and Reheating Once you've refrigerated your servings, they will last for 3 to 4 days in the fridge, which turns these yummy leftovers into a delicious meal prep dish.