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Simple Instant Pot Chicken Teriyaki Recipe
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Simple Instant Pot Chicken Teriyaki Recipe

Prep Time8 hrs
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time8 hrs 15 mins
Course: Main
Author: Mindi


  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 Tablespoon minced ginger
  • 1/2 cup broth or water
  • 4-6 chicken legs
  • 2 sweet bell peppers chopped
  • Rice for serving
  • Sesame seeds for serving
  • Green onions for serving


  • Combine the soy sauce, rice wine vinegar, brown sugar, garlic, and ginger in a bowl or baking dish to make the teriyaki sauce marinade. Mix well and add the chicken legs.
  • Marinade the chicken legs overnight in the homemade teriyaki sauce, if possible.
  • When ready to cook, add the marinaded chicken legs, teriyaki sauce and broth into the Instant Pot.
  • Sprinkle in the peppers and secure the lid.
  • Select "manual" and increase time to 15 minutes.
  • Quick release and serve chicken with the peppers, rice, and a sprinkle of sesame seeds and green onions.