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This Instant Pot Chicken Noodle Soup #recipe is infused with the flavors of sesame, ginger, and scallion. Makes a quick and easy #dinner, lunch, or any meal in between! | @sinfulnutrition #dairyfree

Instant Pot Sesame Chicken Noodle Soup


This Instant Pot Chicken Noodle Soup recipe is infused with the flavors of sesame, ginger, and scallion. Makes a quick and easy dinner or lunch any night of the week in less than 30 minutes!


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  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 large carrots, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cups cooked chicken breast, chopped
  • 8 ounces whole wheat spaghetti noodles, broken in half
  • 8 cups chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons fresh ginger, grated
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1/4 cup green onion, chopped
  • sesame seeds (optional)


  1. Heat Instant Pot on "Saute" setting.
  2. Add olive oil, carrots, onion, and red peppers, and cook for 5 minutes, or until softened.
  3. Turn Instant Pot off, and add garlic, chicken, spaghetti, broth, ginger, vinegar, soy sauce, honey, lime juice, and red pepper flakes.
  4. Put the lid on your Instant Pot, and turn valve to closed.
  5. Heat on "Soup" setting, and manually turn down time to 4 minutes.
  6. Once finished cooking, turn valve to release until all steam is out.
  7. Remove lid, and stir in sesame oil, and green onions.
  8. Top with additional green onions and sesame seeds when serving if desired.


  • Vegetarian or Vegan? Sub out the chicken for tofu, use veggie broth, and maple instead of honey.
  • Gluten-free? Use a gluten-free tamari and buckwheat noodles.
  • Add chopped peanuts when serving for an extra crunch.
  • Turn up or turn down the spice by adjusting the amount of red pepper flakes.
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 14 mins
  • Category: soup, instant pot
  • Method: pressure cooking
  • Cuisine: Thai

Keywords: instant pot, pressure cooker, soup, chicken, sesame, recipe