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Instant Pot® Bang Bang Chicken

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Spicy and a little sweet, this chicken sure packs a punch! That is exactly why it is called “bang-bang” chicken! So much flavor in one pot…This is a very colorful dish that is perfect to serve when you have company over as it looks amazing when placed in the center of the table. No one has to know how easy it was to make! A true showstopper dish thanks to the ease of the Instant Pot®.

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Instant Pot® Bang Bang Chicken

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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Servings 4
Calories 379 kcal


  • Instant Pot
  • Cutting Board
  • Chef’s Knife
  • 2 forks
  • Small mixing bowl
  • Whisk
  • Tongs
  • Spoon


  • 1 pound Chicken Breast, boneless, skinless
  • 1 Tbsp Sriracha
  • 0.5 cup Chicken Broth
  • 0.5 tsp Salt
  • 0.25 tsp Ground Black Pepper
  • 1 Tbsp Rice Vinegar
  • 2 Cups Brown Rice, Cooked
  • 0.25 cup Mayonnaise
  • 2 tsp Sriracha
  • 1 Tbsp Rice Vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp Sugar
  • 1 cup Purple Cabbage
  • 1 cup Tomatoes, chopped


  • Whisk together the chicken broth 1 Tbsp of sriracha, ground black pepper, salt and the one tablespoon of rice vinegar. Set aside
  • Place the chicken breasts into the Instant Pot® and pour the mixed sauce over the top.
  • Close the pot and make sure the steam valve is set to “seal”. Press the “Manual” Button and set the timer for 6 minutes. When the timer goes off, allow the pressure to naturally release for 10 minutes and then push open the steam valve to release the remaining pressure. Open the lid and remove the chicken, chopping it up or shredding it with two forks. Add the chicken back into the sauce mix in the Instant Pot®.
  • Make extra sauce by mixing the mayonnaise with the remaining sriracha, rice vinegar and sugar. Blend into the chicken in the pot.
  • Serve the chicken over rice along with the purple cabbage and tomatoes.

Spicy enough for you? Didn’t you love having the extra sauce? Let us know what you thought in the comments below!


About Amanda

My name is Amanda and I am a professional pastry chef. I have over 16 years of culinary experience and a bachelors degree in Baking and Pastry Arts. I currently live right outside New York City with my husband and two daughters who are my official taste testers and kitchen helpers. Chocolate chip cookies and ice cream are my weakness and, because I have two young kids, I need coffee every day. I love sharing my cooking passion and hope that you find some culinary inspiration here!

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