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Savory chicken with wasabi and teriyaki cooked with rice and vegetables. This Wasabi Teriyaki Chicken and Rice can be made in your Instant Pot or on the stove top!
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Wasabi Teriyaki Chicken and Rice

Savory chicken with wasabi and teriyaki cooked with rice and vegetables. This Wasabi Teriyaki Chicken and Rice can be made in your Instant Pot or on the stove top!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: Wasabi Teriyaki Chicken and Rice
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 268kcal

Ingredients

Chicken

  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts cut into bite size pieces
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil divided

Wasabi Teriyaki Sauce

  • 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/3 cup dry sherry
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce not reduced sodium
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 teaspoons wasabi paste

Rice and Vegetables

  • 2 cloves fresh minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons fresh grated ginger
  • 1 red bell pepper sliced thinly
  • 1 cup bok choy coarsely chopped and packed
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 cup shelled edamame
  • 1 cup jasmine rice

Instructions

Wasabi Teriyaki Sauce

  • In Instant Pot on saute mode -OR- in large pot on stove over medium high heat, stir together apple cider vinegar, sherry, soy sauce, honey, and wasabi. Let mixture come to a boil, stirring frequently.
  • Boil for 1 minute, the remove from heat. Set sauce aside.
  • Wipe down or wash out pot for next steps.

Chicken

  • Salt and pepper chicken to taste.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in Instant Pot on saute mode, or in large pot on stove over medium high heat.
  • Add chicken and cooked until mostly cooked, about 4 minutes.
  • Add 1/2 cup of prepared wasabi teriyaki sauce. Let chicken simmer in sauce until cooked through.
  • Remove chicken and sauce from pot and set aside.

Rice and Vegetables

  • Add an additional tablespoon of oil to pt. Once shimmering, add garlic and ginger. Cook for about 30 seconds.
  • Add red pepper, carrots, and boy choy. Saute until vegetables are softened, about 3 minutes.
  • Stir in chicken, with its juices, remainder of wasabi teriyaki sauce, and rice.
  • If cooking in Instant Pot, stir in 1 cup of water. If cooking on stove top, stir in two cups of water. Make sure that all ingredients are well combined.
  • If cooking in Instant Pot, cover, turn manual mode with high pressure for 5 minutes. Once cooking has finished, let natural release for 10 minutes.
  • If cooking on stove top, bring liquid to a boil. Once boiling, turn heat to low and cover pot. Simmer liquid is absorbed by rice, about 10-12 minutes.

Nutrition

Calories: 268kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 54mg | Sodium: 660mg | Potassium: 578mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 3555IU | Vitamin C: 26.5mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 1.4mg