Instant Pot Teriyaki Chicken Sandwich

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5 from 7 votes
Instant Pot Teriyaki Chicken Sandwich is a quick, easy, flavorful dupe for the Subway version that you can make in minutes.
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 9 minutes
Total: 19 minutes
Picture of a teritaki chicken sandwich on a white square plate.

Instant Pot Teriyaki Chicken Sandwich is a quick, easy, flavorful dupe for the Subway version that you can make in minutes.

Picture of a teritaki chicken sandwich on a white square plate.

This Instant Pot Chicken Teriyaki sandwich recipe is a dupe for your favorite Subway sandwich. It is so flavorful and satisfying but easy. Want to know more about the Subway version, find out more on this page.

Find more easy instant pot meals here.


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What makes this recipe great? It is homemade, easy and so delicious. No waiting in lines and you can have it exactly the way you want it.

  • Quick Meals: Give a blurb
  • Easy Ingredients: All found in pantry? Only 5 ingredient? Etc..
  • Family Friendly: Everyone will love that they can build their own perfect sandwich.
  • Adaptable: Can make it gluten free or low carb.
Close up of chicken sandwich with instant pot in the background.

What You Need to Make Teriyaki Chicken Sandwich

Ingredients

  • chicken thighs
  • soy sauce
  • honey
  • minced garlic
  • salt
  • pepper
  • ginger purée
  • white vinegar
  • cornstarch
  • water
  • butter
Chicken on a white round plate surrounded by buns, spices and seasonings.

Equipment

How to Make Chicken Sandwich – Step by Step

Placing seasoned chicken in and instant pot and then cooking it.
  • Saute: First, place they instant pot on sauté mode and then melt the butter, then add cubes chicken and garlic. Cook for 4 minutes until brown. 
  • Cook: Then add spices, honey, and soy sauce. Close and cook on high pressure for 5 minutes, next release pressure manually.         
  • Whisk: Next, whisk in the cornstarch until thickened.
  • Serve: Finally, serve on a roll or sub with your favorite toppings.
Assembling a sandwich with all the toppings after cooking.

Common Questions About Chicken Teriyaki Sandwich

WHAT TOPPINGS ARE BEST ON THIS INSTANT POT CHICKEN TERIYAKI SANDWICH?

The possibilities are endless, for example:
> red onion is excellent
> lettuce, tomato, spinach
>pineapple
>cheese
>pickles
> peppers

SUBSTITUTE CHICKEN BREAST IN PLACE OF CHICKEN THIGHS?

Of course, use whatever chicken that you like, just make sure that the cube size is uniform for best cooking results.

CAN THIS RECIPE BE FROZEN?

Indeed, after it has completely cooled store the chicken in an airtight container or freezer bag and then freeze for up to three months.

MAKE AHEAD OF TIME?

Really, it is quick and easy to make when you need it, however you can make this recipe ahead of time for meal prep and store in an airtight container for three days.

WHAT TO SERVE WITH INSTANT POT CHICKEN TERIYAKI SANDWICHES?

Have with chips or sides, for example:
>Asian Slaw
>Classic Macaroni Salad
>Easy Sesame Noodles

A square dish with the teriyaki chicken sandwich with a side of sweet potato fries.

Expert Tips for Making Chicken Teriyaki

  • Recipe Can be Doubled: Simply make more and serve it for dinner over rice and then use the remaining portion for sandwiches.
  • Add Heat A dash of a little red pepper flake or spicy pepper sauce.
  • Short cut tip: Feel free to use precooked chicken from the supermarket.
  • Bread: Use gluten free rolls or bread to make a sandwich for people that have issues with gluten.
  • Alternate cooking method tip: A slow cooker or stove top versions can be made.
  • Dietary consideration tip: Low sodium soy sauce, amino sauce or salt alternatives can be used for this teriyaki chicken sandwich.

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Picture of a teritaki chicken sandwich on a white square plate.
5 from 7 votes

Instant Pot Teriyaki Chicken Sandwich

Yield: 5 servings
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 9 minutes
Total: 19 minutes
Instant Pot Teriyaki Chicken Sandwich is a quick, easy, flavorful dupe for the Subway version that you can make in minutes.
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Ingredients

  • 7-8 chicken thighs
  • 1 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ginger purée
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons Cornstarch , 3 tablespoons water mixed
  • 2 tablespoons butter

Instructions

  • Place they instant pot on sauté mode and melt the butter. When butter is melted, add cubes chicken and garlic. Cook for 4 minutes to brown the outside.
  • Cancel sauté mode, add spices, honey, and soy sauce. Cook on high pressure for 5 minutes. When finished, release pressure manually
  • While simmering, whisk in the cornstarch mixture slowly.
  • Place over your roll of choice.

Expert Tips

  • Recipe Can be Doubled: Simply make more and serve it for dinner over rice and then use the remaining portion for sandwiches.
  • Add Heat A dash of a little red pepper flake or spicy pepper sauce.
  • Short cut tip: Feel free to use precooked chicken from the supermarket.
  • Bread: Use gluten free rolls or bread to make a sandwich for people that have issues with gluten.
  • Alternate cooking method tip: A slow cooker or stove top versions can be made.
  • Dietary consideration tip: Low sodium soy sauce, amino sauce or salt alternatives can be used.
 

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 542kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g | Monounsaturated Fat: 12g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 167mg | Sodium: 3221mg | Potassium: 456mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 29g | Vitamin A: 266IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 2mg
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Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American, Asian
Keyword: Instant Pot Chicken

This recipe is my personal adaption of an ethnic inspired recipe. It is not intended to be an authentic recipe.  I’ve recreated this recipe because I enjoy the flavors and I want to encourage my readers to expand their tastes and try new flavor combinations. The recipe, ingredients and processes may have been adapted to make the recipe accessible for the average American. I have provided links to authentic versions of the recipe in the post above. I encourage you to visit these pages and learn more about the traditional version(s) of this recipe.

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  1. 5 stars
    Thank you so much for sharing this amazing instant pot teriyaki chicken sandwich recipe! Will surely have this again! It’s really easy to make and it tasted so delicious! Highly recommended!

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