Pressure Cooker | September 25, 2019

Instant Pot Honey Mustard Chicken Recipe

This Instant Pot Honey Mustard Chicken Recipe will be your new weeknight favorite!  Made in minutes, this sweet and tangy chicken pairs perfectly with rice or potatoes, and a green veggie.

Honey mustard chicken recipe in a black rimmed bowl, served atop mashed potatoes.

What Is Honey Mustard Chicken?

Honey mustard chicken is just what it sounds like – it is chicken coated in a sweet and tangy honey mustard sauce.  For this recipe we use a shortcut, by using salad dressing as the base.

What Do I Need To Make This Honey Mustard Chicken Recipe?

You’ll Need:

  • oil
  • chicken breasts
  • honey mustard salad dressing
  • brown sugar
  • soy sauce
  • water
  • cornstarch
  • steamed broccoli
  • hot cooked rice, or mashed potatoes

Ingredients for honey mustard chicken.

How Do I Make It?

This is a perfect weeknight dinner because you’re done in about 30 minutes!  I love the simplicity, yet bold flavor this meal delivers.

  1. Set your pressure cooker to sauce and add oil.
  2. Once your oil is heated, brown both sides of chicken breasts.  Work in batches.
  3. In a medium bowl combine honey mustard dressing, brown sugar, soy sauce, and water if your dressing is thick.
  4. Whisk until well combined.
  5. Pour sauce over brown chicken in your pressure cooker.
  6. Cook on poultry setting for 15 minutes, allowing a natural release.
  7. Remove chicken from the pot.
  8. Set pot to saute. Combine water and cornstarch – whisk into sauce and cook until thickened and bubbly.
  9. Serve chicken over rice or mashed potatoes with additional sauce.

Pro Tip #1 If dressing is thick, add 1/4 cup of water too thin.  

honey mustard chicken recipe process

Honey Mustard Chicken Q&A

I’m a Visual Person, Do You Have a Video Of How To Make This Recipe?

Yes – it is located in the recipes card.

What Brand Of Dressing Do You Recommend?

The base for this recipe is honey mustard salad dressing.  I like BRIANNA’S or Ken’s Steakhouse brand.  But any honey mustard chicken will work.  If your dressing is thick, be sure to add a bit of water to thin out the sauce for pressure cooking.

What Type Of Pressure Cooker Do You Recommend?

I love my 6qt instant pot duo.  I also own the power quick pot and love it as well.  Both are well made and cook my food perfectly.

Honey mustard chicken recipe in a black rimmed bowl, atop a wooden cutting board.

What Do I Serve With The Chicken?

I like to serve this mean with hot cooked rice, or mashed potatoes.  My family prefers the rice a little more than the potatoes.  I also always serve it with steamed broccoli.

I Love Pressure Cooker Meals!  Do You Have Any Other Easy Meal Recommendations?

Yes!  If you like this meal, you’ll love our

Honey mustard chicken recipe in a black rimmed bowl, served atop mashed potatoes.

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Honey mustard chicken recipe in black rimmed bowls.
Instant Pot Honey Mustard Chicken Recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Time for pot to pressurize + natural release
30 mins
Total Time
55 mins
 

This Instant Pot Honey Mustard Chicken Recipe will be your new weeknight favorite!  Made in minutes, this sweet and tangy chicken pairs perfectly with rice or potatoes, and a green veggie.

Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: honey chicken, honey mustard chicken, instant pot chicken
Servings: 4
Calories: 463 kcal
Author: Kadee
Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil or olive oil
  • 3-4 bonesless skinless, chicken breasts
  • 1 cup honey mustard dressing
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar packed
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup water use only if dressing is thick
  • 1 tablespoon corn starch
  • 1/4 cup water
  • hot cooked rice or mashed potatoes
  • steamed broccoli
Instructions
  1. In a pressure cooker, add oil and turn to saute setting.

  2. When oil is hot, brown both sides of chicken breasts.
  3. Turn off pressure cooker.
  4. In a medium bowl combine dressing, brown sugar, and soy sauce. Whisk until smooth. Pour over chicken.

    *If dressing is thick, add 1/4 cup water to thin.

  5. Seal lid, set valve to seal, and use the manual setting to cook chicken for 15 minutes.
  6. Use a 20 minute natural release.
  7. Remove chicken from pressure cooker to rest.
  8. Set pressure cooker to sautee and bring to a boil.
  9. In a small bowl whisk together corn starch and water. Add to pressure cooker and whisk until sauce is thickened.
  10. Slice chicken. Serve over hot cooked rice or mashed potatoes and a side of broccoli.

  11. Top with additional sauce.

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

Alternately, you can cook chicken in a slow cooker. If using slower cooker method, use directions as follows:
1. In a skillet, heat oil.
2. Sear both side of chicken breasts, set aside.
3. In a small bowl combine BRIANNAS dressing, brown sugar, and soy sauce. Whisk until smooth.
4. In a 5 qt slow cooker, spray crock with non stick spray. Place seared chicken breasts in crock, and cover with honey mustard mixture.
5. Cook on low for 6 hours.
6. Remove chicken and let rest.
7. Transfer remaining liquid to a saucepan and bring to a simmer.
8. In a small bowl whisk together corn starch and water. Add to saucepan and stir until thickened.
9. Slice chicken. Serve over hot cooked rice and a side of broccoli.
Top with additional sauce.

Nutrition Facts
Instant Pot Honey Mustard Chicken Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 463 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 108mg36%
Sodium 769mg33%
Potassium 673mg19%
Carbohydrates 54g18%
Sugar 39g43%
Protein 36g72%
Vitamin A 51IU1%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Calcium 31mg3%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

 

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  1. I’m making this for General Conference sunday dinner. So excited! It doesn’t say, but should I cook this on high pressure or low pressure in my instant pot?