Instant Pot Recipe: incredible Chicken Teriyaki Meatballs with Paleo, GF, & Keto Substitution Options

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Within the sealed pot, the steam builds up therein to a very high pressure, which helps food cook much faster than other traditional methods, such as with crock pots and or ovens!

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// Recipe Category
Awesome meatballs category

// Instant Pot Used
Instant Pot IP-Duo –

// Recipe & Instructions

// Recipe Notes
I love this simple, Asian-inspired chicken teriyaki meatball dinner. Everyone gets excited when they hear this dish is what’s for dinner! And it all comes together in less than 30 minutes thanks to the Instant Pot (acquire yours here:

These chicken teriyaki meatballs, a riff on a Real simple Magazine recipe, are made from tender ground chicken mixed with ginger, garlic and chives. They are poached in a homemade teriyaki sauce and finished with crunchy snow peas and shelled edamame. It’s all served over rice for healthy meal your whole family will adore!

Rather than the typical pork-and-beef mix, these meatballs go to a whole different level with ground chicken for a lighter bite that lets the nuances of the ginger, garlic and crunchy vegetables show through.

// Pro Tip
This recipe works equally well with ground chicken or turkey. Whichever meat you use, keep it from sticking to your fingers by wetting your hands before forming the meatballs. To keep the meatballs from sticking to the pan, make sure the pot reads “hot” before adding the meatballs.

// Healthy Substitution Option: Gluten Free & Paleo
It’s not a stretch to acquire to gluten free & paleo
1. Exchange the brown sugar for 1 TBSP maple syrup
2. Exchange the soy sauce for Braggs Liquid Aminos –
3. Exchange the rice for cauliflower rice (mmm)
4. Omit the cornstarch (no big)

// Healthy Substitution Option: Keto
To make this recipe keto, just kill the maple syrup.

Let us know how it turns out in your kitchen!

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