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Huli Huli Pressure Cooker Chicken

Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast; 1/2 inch cubes
  • 1/3 cup pineapple chunks in pineapple juice reserve pineapple chunks for garnish
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 3 T tomato paste
  • 2 t ginger; grated
  • 1 T garlic; minced
  • 1/3 cup vegetable or chicken broth
  • green onions for garnish
  • pineapple for garnish
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • White Rice to serve Huli Huli Chicken on top of to preference


  1. Place chicken in pressure cooker with vegetable or chicken broth. Set to high pressure for 15 minutes (times vary per instant pot/pressure cooker). Release the pressure valve when time is complete for a quick release.
  2. In a bowl, mix in pineapple juice, soy sauce, tomato sauce, brown sugar, ginger, and garlic (leaving the pineapple chunks out, you'll use those as garnish ). Whisk until well combined.
  3. Set instant pot/pressure cooker to saute mode. Pour in mixture and stir well over chicken. The sauce will thicken over chicken. Top with pepper.
  4. Use pineapple and pineapple juice from the can for your pineapple. Use the pineapple for garnish and juice for the recipe.
  5. Once sauce is thickened around the chicken, shred the chicken and place in bowl over rice. Garnish with green onions and pineapple chunks.