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Instant Pot Spicy Thai Chicken Lo Mein

  • Author: A Cultivated Nest


This Instant Pot spicy Thai chicken lo mein recipe is incredibly delicious and easy to make! It’s so much better than take out!


  • 1 Tbsp. Cooking oil
  • 2 Red peppers, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup Fresh broccoli, diced
  • 1 large Carrot, sliced
  • 1 Tbsp. Minced garlic
  • 1 pound Boneless skinless chicken tenders or breast, diced
  • 2 tsp. Garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. Cayenne pepper powder
  • 1 tsp. Salt
  • 1 tsp. Black pepper
  • ¼ cup Green onions
  • 12oz Lo mein noodles
  • Fresh chopped cilantro



  1. In a medium bowl, combine rice wine vinegar, Sriracha sauce, lime juice, peanut butter, chicken broth, and soy sauce.
  2. Stir with a whisk until well blended and set aside.
  3. Select the ‘Saute’ function and pre-heat the Instant Pot.
  4. Add oil to the inner pot and saute the bell peppers, broccoli, carrots, and minced garlic until tender-crisp.
  5. Remove the mixture and set to the side.
  6. Add more oil as needed.
  7. Add the diced chicken, garlic powder, cayenne powder, salt, pepper, and green onions and saute until almost done.
  8. Press ‘Cancel’ to turn Instant Pot off.
  9. Add in the pepper mixture, and sauce, stir to combine.
  10. Close the lid and pressure cook for 2 minutes.
  11. Do a 2 minute natural pressure release (NPR 2).
  12. Prepare your noodles as directed on the box.
  13. Press ‘Cancel’, open the lid and add the noodles, stir the noodles to combine.
  14. Garnish with fresh cilantro