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Instant Pot Sesame Garlic Chicken Wings

Nothing beats the convenience of an instant pot for quick, easy, and healthier Sesame Garlic Chicken Wings. Once cooked, a quick trip under the broiler is all you need to get that nice crispy finish.

Instant Pot Sesame Garlic Chicken Wings

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Instant Pot Sesame Garlic Chicken Wings

Nothing beats the convenience of an Instant Pot for quick, easy, and healthier chicken wings. Once cooked, a quick trip under the broiler is all you need to get that nice crispy finish.

instant pot sesame chicken wingsTip: You can save money by trimming your wings yourself. (See photo for approximate location of where to cut each whole wing). They are a little easier to trim AFTER they’ve been cooked. Immediately freeze the tips to make chicken stock, if desired.

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Note: This recipe is written for fresh or thawed wings. If using frozen wings, add 3-4 minutes to the active cook time.

Prep time: 10 minutes

Active cook time: 14-16 minutes (+ time to come to pressure)
Natural release: 10 minutes

Serves: 6-8

ninja foodie instant potInstant Pot Sesame Chicken Wings Ingredients:

  • 4-4½ lbs. chicken wings
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 1 c. water
  • White sesame seeds, for garnish

Sesame Garlic Sauce Ingredients:

  • ¼ c. coconut aminos (or soy sauce if not gluten free)
  • 2 T. sesame oil
  • 3 T. honey, preferably local
  • 1 T. unsalted butter
  • 2 t. fresh ginger, very finely minced
  • 1 t. garlic powder

instant pot sesame chicken wings

How to Make Sesame Chicken Wings 

  • Season wings with salt and black pepper, to taste. Place metal trivet inside Instant Pot or Ninja Foodie and add one cup of water. Arrange seasoned wings on top of the trivet before securing the cover in place. Switch the vent to “Sealing” and set the “Manual” setting to 8 minutes.
  • To prepare the sesame garlic sauce, heat the coconut aminos, sesame oil, honey, butter, ginger, and garlic powder in a small saucepan over medium heat. Cook, stirring frequently, until butter is melted and the mixture is thoroughly combined. Remove from heat and set aside. 
  • When cook time on Instant Pot is complete, allow pressure to naturally release for 10 minutes, then do a quick release for any remaining steam. Remove lid and transfer wings to a large bowl. Set aside and cool slightly.
  • Meanwhile, position top oven rack in the top position and pre-heat broiler to high. Line a large, rimmed baking sheet with aluminum foil and place a wire cooling rack on top. Set aside.
  • Pour 1/3 of the sesame garlic sauce on top of the wings and toss to coat. Transfer the wings to the wire rack on the prepared baking sheet and place under the broiler for 3-4 minutes or until the wings start to get crispy and develop some color. Turn the wings and repeat on the remaining side.

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  • Remove from oven and toss the wings with half of the remaining sesame garlic sauce. Sprinkle with white sesame seeds and serve immediately with the remaining sauce on the side. Enjoy!

instant pot sesame wings

Yield: 6-8

Instant Pot Sesame Garlic Chicken Wings

instant pot sesame chicken wings

Nothing beats the convenience of an Instant Pot for quick, easy, and healthier Sesame Garlic Chicken Wings. Once cooked, a quick trip under the broiler is all you need to get that nice crispy finish.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 16 minutes
Additional Time 10 minutes
Total Time 36 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4-4½ lbs. chicken wings
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 1 c. water
  • White sesame seeds, for garnish

Sesame Garlic Sauce Ingredients:

  • ¼ c. coconut aminos (or soy sauce if not gluten free)
  • 2 T. sesame oil
  • 3 T. honey, preferably local
  • 1 T. unsalted butter
  • 2 t. fresh ginger, very finely minced
  • 1 t. garlic powder

Instructions

  1. Season wings with salt and black pepper, to taste. Place metal trivet inside Instant Pot and add one cup of water. Arrange seasoned wings on top of the trivet before securing the cover in place. Switch the vent to “Sealing” and set the “Manual” setting to 8 minutes.
  2. To prepare the sesame garlic sauce, heat the coconut aminos, sesame oil, honey, butter, ginger, and garlic powder in a small saucepan over medium heat. Cook, stirring frequently, until butter is melted and the mixture is thoroughly combined. Remove from heat and set aside. 
  3. When cook time on Instant Pot is complete, allow pressure to naturally release for 10 minutes, then do a quick release for any remaining steam. Remove lid and transfer wings to a large bowl. Set aside and cool slightly.
  4. Meanwhile, position top oven rack in the top position and pre-heat broiler to high. Line a large, rimmed baking sheet with aluminum foil and place a wire cooling rack on top. Set aside.
  5. Pour 1/3 of the sesame garlic sauce on top of the wings and toss to coat. Transfer the wings to the wire rack on the prepared baking sheet and place under the broiler for 3-4 minutes or until the wings start to get crispy and develop some color. Turn the wings and repeat on the remaining side.
  6. Remove from oven and toss the wings with half of the remaining sesame garlic sauce. Sprinkle with white sesame seeds and serve immediately with the remaining sauce on the side. Enjoy!

Notes

This recipe is written for fresh or thawed wings. If using frozen wings, add 3-4 minutes to the active cook time.

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 3437Total Fat: 255gSaturated Fat: 90gTrans Fat: 2gUnsaturated Fat: 143gCholesterol: 840mgSodium: 4220mgCarbohydrates: 110gFiber: 5gSugar: 10gProtein: 173g

Nutrition may vary depending on the products used.

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