Skip the Chinese Takeout and learn how to make Chinese food like restaurants with authentic flavors! Cook up a Chinese Food storm with our handpicked collection of Tried & True Instant Pot Chinese Recipes.
Many Instant Pot users & readers often ask us for more budget-friendly, kid-friendly, and healthier ways to cook some of their Favorite Classic Chinese Takeout Recipes in Instant Pot Pressure Cooker.
Both Jacky & I come from culinary families of chefs and restauranteurs. So we’re thrilled to share some Instant Pot Recipes that are inspired by my family’s restaurant!! 🙂
Have fun cooking & enjoy these yummy Instant Pot Recipes with your family & friends!
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20 INSTANT POT CHINESE TAKEOUT RECIPES
1. Instant Pot Beef and Broccoli (Chinese: 百加利牛肉)
Classic Favorite Juicy Beef and Broccoli is always a winner in the house!
2. Instant Pot Shumai (Pork Dumplings) (Chinese: 燒賣)
Any Dim Sum fans here? We love making a huge batch of Shumai Dumplings and freeze for later. Yum!
3. Instant Pot Char Siu (Chinese BBQ Pork; Chinese: 蜜汁叉燒)
One of my favorite food in the world: Char Siu! The sweet-savory glaze with tender & slight melty texture – oh yes please!!
4. Instant Pot Orange Chicken (Chinese: 橙汁雞)
Zesty Orange Chicken is quick & easy, simple healthy ingredients. Love that tasty sweet-savory-tangy honey garlic sauce!
5. Instant Pot Fried Rice (Chinese: 金黃蛋炒飯)
We’ve been testing for quite some time on how to make Instant Pot Fried Rice that would make our Chinese Chef Grandpas proud!
Fluffy, plump, separated individual grains of rice that are chewed to the bite. Not mushy, hard, burnt, or clumped together! Fragrant eggs beautifully blended into the rice.
6. Instant Pot Lemon Chicken (Chinese: 檸檬鷄)
When Life gives you a lemon, make some Lemon Chicken 🙂
An Instant Pot Recipe inspired by my family’s restaurant!
7. Instant Pot General Tso’s Chicken Wrap (Chinese: 左宗棠雞肉生菜包)
We’ve created this General Tso’s inspired Chicken Wrap in memory of the creator of the legendary General Tso’s Chicken: Chef Peng! You can enjoy this as a lettuce wrap (low carb!), or with rice/noodles.
8. Instant Pot Mongolian Beef (Chinese: 蒙古牛肉)
After conducting 8+ tests, here’s another classic favorite takeout Mongolian Beef. I can seriously eat a plain bowl of rice with that yummy sweet-savory sauce!
9. Instant Pot Honey Garlic Chicken (Chinese: 蒜子蜜汁鷄)
Winner Winner Chicken Dinner: Pot-in-Pot Honey Garlic Chicken & Rice! You can cook the chicken AND rice separately in the IP at the same time.
Super Easy . Deliciously Healthy . Simple Ingredients
10. Instant Pot Green Beans (Chinese: 干煸四季豆)
5-ingredient Stir-Fried Garlic Green Beans!
11. Instant Pot Sweet and Sour Pork Chops (Chinese: 咕嚕豬扒)
We found the secret to Tender, Juicy, & Flavorful Instant Pot Pork Chops!
Another Classic inspired by my Dad’s Restaurant – Sweet ‘n Sour Pork Chops. Love the deep yummy sauce.
12. Instant Pot Soy Sauce Chicken (Chinese: 豉油鷄)
One of the staples in the house – Classic Cantonese Soy Sauce Chicken. Yes!! You can make this in the IP even on a weeknight with 3 super easy steps.
Tender & juicy chicken packed with delicious flavors & soya aroma. No need for extra dipping sauce.
13. Instant Pot Chicken Congee (Chinese: 香滑鷄粥)
Can never say no to a simple, warm and comforting bowl of Chicken Congee!
14. Instant Pot Shredded Sesame Chicken (Chinese: 芝麻手撕雞)
One of our favorite dish to order at late night restaurants!
Refreshing, low carb Sesame Shredded Chicken makes a great appetizer or main dish. Can be served cold or warm.
15. Instant Pot Hainanese Chicken and Rice (Chinese: 海南鷄腿飯)
Super easy classic complete meal with a rich chicken soup & 2 sauces done in under an hour!
16. Instant Pot HK Garlic Beef and Rice (Chinese: 蒜茸汁牛肉飯)
Simple ingredients to make this Comforting Garlicky Beef + Rice + Veggies all-in-one “One Pot Meal” .
17. Instant Pot Chinese Chicken and Rice (Chinese: 北菇滑雞蒸飯)
One of our favorite comfort food! Easy One Pot Shiitake Mushrooms Chicken Rice.
18. Instant Pot Broccoli with Garlic (Chinese: 蒜香西蘭花)
Did you know that you can cook for 0 minute in the Instant Pot? You’ll love this crunchy broccoli with delicious garlicky fragrance.
19. Instant Pot Spare Ribs and Rice (Chinese: 豉椒蒸排骨飯)
Super Easy One Pot Wonder: Spare Ribs & Rice. Marinate + Dump & Push Start = Eat!
You won’t believe how Tasty it comes out! The spare ribs are so tender & flavorful. Classic feel-good Chinese Comfort Food.
20. Instant Pot Honey Garlic Chicken Wings (Chinese: 蒜子蜜汁雞翼)
Which are you favorite Instant Pot Chinese Takeout Recipes? Share with us in the comments!
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