Instant Pot Sesame Soy Chicken Ramen with Olives & Shitake Mushrooms

Instant Pot Sesame Soy Chicken Ramen with Olives & Shitake Mushrooms

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  • 4 servings


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts — seasoned with salt & pepper (about 1lb)

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • ½ cup of the Sesame Soy Olive marinade/liquid from the jar of olives

  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce

  • 8 cups chicken broth – divided ½ cup

  • 1 oz dried shitake mushrooms

  • 2 Tablespoons ginger – minced

  • 4 cloves of garlic – minced

  • 2 Tablespoons Mirin

  • 12 ounces of fresh or dry Ramen noodles


  • ½ cup Lindsay Sesame Soy Olives - sliced

  • 2 eggs

  • 2 baby bok choy – cut in half vertically

  • 1 green onion – sliced on the diagonal

  • ¼ cup carrots-julienne

  • ¼ cup red bell pepper - julienne

  • 1 Tablespoon black sesame seeds

Cooking Directions

  1. Heat the Instant Pot with olive oil on sauté/manuel to medium. Brown the chicken breasts 3 minutes per side. Add Sesame Soy Olive marinade, soy sauce, and ½ cup of broth and the shiitake mushrooms. Close the Instant Pot and cook on High for 5 minutes. Release steam as soon as the cooking time is up and remove the breasts and shiitake mushrooms, set them aside to cool.

  2. While the chicken is cooking bring a medium sauce pan filled with water to a boil. Lower the eggs into the pot and simmer 6 minutes for a slightly runny yoke and 8 minutes for a firmer yoke. Drop the baby bok choy into the boiling water with the eggs for the last 3 minutes of cooking. Remove bok choy & eggs and plunge them into ice water for 10 minutes. Use the boiling water to cook the ramen noodles according to manufacturers directions.

  3. Set the Instant Pot to sauté/manuel on medium heat. To the cooking liquid add ginger, garlic, mirin and remaining chicken broth. Simmer for 10 minutes. Taste for seasoning.

  4. Divide the noodles into 4 bowls. Ladle broth over the noodles. Slice the chicken and shiitake mushrooms and arrange on top of noodles along with ½ of a soft boiled egg, Sesame Soy olives and remaining garnishes. Sprinkle black sesame seeds. Serve & Enjoy!