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I’ve been loving using the Instapot lately! All of the crockpot recipes can be converted to Instapot or vice versa. We LOVED this General Tso’s recipe. It needed more spice, but that’s an easy fix after. Do you have any favorite recipes? Feel free to comment with a link or shoot me an email

Instant Pot General Tso’s Chicken

(Adapted from Adventures of a Nurse)


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1.5 pounds cubed chicken
1 tsp Sesame Oil
6 tbsp Rice Vinegar
6 tbsp soy sauce
¼ cup Hoisin Sauce
4 tbsp Brown Sugar
2 tbsp cornstarch
¼ tsp ginger
1 clove garlic chopped
¼ tsp red pepper flakes
Sesame seeds
1 chopped green onion
2 cups Cooked white Rice


Place pot on Sauté.

Sauté chicken cubes in sesame oil for 1-2 minutes or until chicken is white no need to cook all the way.

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In a separate bowl mix together Rice Vinegar, soy sauce, garlic, ginger, red pepper flakes, hoisin sauce, and brown sugar.

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Pour mixture into the Instant pot over the chicken.

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Place Manual High power for 10 minutes.

Do a quick release.

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Place your pot back on sauté bring to a slight boil and whisk in cornstarch until mixture turns thick and bubbly about 2 minutes.

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Serve over rice. Sprinkle with green onions and sesame seeds.

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