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soy sauce chicken instant pot recipe

Soy Sauce Chicken Wings

Soy sauce chicken is a classic and traditional Cantonese cuisine. Chicken is cooked and soaked with soy sauce. 
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine Asian, Chinese
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 285kcal
Author Tracy O.


  • Instant pot pressure cooker


  • 1 1/2


    Party chicken wings

  • 2 sticks Green onion
  • 4 slices Ginger
  • 6 cloves Garlic
  • 1/2 tablespoon Sesame oil


  • 1/2 cup Soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 2 tablespoons Dark soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons Brown sugar


  • In a bowl, add soy sauce 1/2 cup, water 1/2 cup, dark soy sauce 2 tablespoons, and brown sugar 3 tablespoons. Then, mix them well. 
  • Plug the instant pot and push sauté button. After, add 1/2 tablespoon of  sesame oil, ginger 4 slices, and garlic 6 cloves. Stir it little bit.
  • Next, add washed chicken wings into the pot
  • Stir the sauce mixture well and add into the pot and mix up the chicken a little bit. After, close the lid, vent, and push manual button to adjust time for 5 minutes in high pressure. Then, natural release.
  • In the meanwhile, cut the green onion into small strips
  • Use a skimmer  to remove excess fat from the sauce.
  • Add green onion and mix them.



Cooking tips for how to make instant pot soy sauce chicken:

  • I used 1.5 pounds. However, you can add more chicken wings.
  • Chicken wings do not need to be thawed before cooking, you can just put the frozen chicken wings in a pressure cooker. 
  • Make sure to mix the sauce very well and mix it with the chicken. Let it cook manual for 5 minutes and natural release.
  • Use a skimmer  to remove excess fat from the sauce.
  • Add green onion and mix them.


Calories: 285kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 71mg | Sodium: 2195mg | Potassium: 254mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 135IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 2mg