Instant Pot Japanese Chicken Curry
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Pressure Cooker Japanese Chicken Curry

Pressure Cooker Japanese Chicken Curry is comfort food. Simple recipe with just a few ingredients dumped into the Instant Pot, Mealthy or Pressure Cooker.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time4 mins
Pressure Release10 mins
Total Time34 mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: Japanese
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 469kcal
Author: Jill Selkowitz



  • Peel and quarter potatoes and place them in a bowl with cool water.  Let soak for 20 minutes and then start preparing the ingredients.
  • Select Saute/Browning on pressure cooker and allow to fully heat.  Once hot, add oil.
  • Rough chop carrots and onions and add them to cooking pot.
  • Mince garlic and ginger and add to cooking pot.  Mix in salt, pepper, Tonkatsu sauce, chocolate (or 2 adds in of your choice).
  • Mix curry blocks into the liquid and stir, until the curry is well blended and the sauce has thickened.
  • Dump in chicken and mix through.
  • Drain potatoes and add to pot and cover with chicken broth.
  • Sink curry blocks into broth.
  • Rinse rice well and add to rice pan. Add water.  Place trivet into pot and place pan of rice on top.
  • Lock on lid and close pressure valve.  Cook at high pressure for 4 minutes.  When beep sounds, wait 10 minutes and then release the rest of the pressure.
  • Remove the pan of rice and fluff. Serve curry over rice.


Calories: 469kcal | Carbohydrates: 66g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 108mg | Sodium: 1013mg | Potassium: 987mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 4050IU | Vitamin C: 16.2mg | Calcium: 82mg | Iron: 5.7mg