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Pressure Cooker Cashew Chicken with Broccoli is an absolutely delicious dinner that's nutty, nutritious and bursting with flavor!

Pressure Cooker Cashew Chicken with Broccoli

  • Author: Kitschen Cat
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 15 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x


  • 2 tablespoons canola oil (affiliate)
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 large chicken breasts, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar (affiliate)
  • 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce (affiliate)
  • 1 tablespoon red chili paste (affiliate)
  • 1 large head broccoli, cut into bite sized pieces
  • 1 cup roasted cashews
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch mixed with 1 tablespoon water


  1. In pressure cooker, sauté onion and garlic in oil until starting to brown, about 4-5 minutes.
  2. Add chicken pieces and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Sauté for 2 minutes.
  4. Add rice vinegar, hoisin sauce, soy sauce, and red chili paste.
  5. Stir until chicken in completely coated, then lock lid and set to high pressure for 3 minutes.
  6. When time is up, do a quick release and add broccoli and cashews.
  7. Turn pressure cooker onto sauté setting and place lid back on top.
  8. Let simmer and steam for 3 minutes, then remove lid and stir in cornstarch slurry.
  9. Stir until sauce thickens then serve on white or brown rice.