Instant Pot Chicken Recipes

When it comes to family-friendly, weeknight dinners, chicken is one of our go-tos. Why not make getting a meal on the table as simple as possible — by using your multicooker?

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Instant Pot Chicken Marbella

This classic dinner party dish is made from start to finish in the multi-cooker. Briny capers and olives marry with dried apricots and a touch of brown sugar for the perfect blend of sweet and savory.

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Instant Pot Lemon Frozen Chicken with Orzo

Once you unlock the secret of cooking frozen chicken in an Instant Pot, the possibilities for variations become endless.

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Instant Pot Chicken with Quinoa, Pistachios and Apricots

This is going to be your new go-to healthy weeknight dinner. Full of protein and fiber, this dish is light, yet satisfying. The heat of the chile and ginger balance out the sweetness of the apricot, and the pistachios provide a pleasant crunch.

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Instant Pot Chicken Adobo

This streamlined version of a Filipino comfort favorite is speedy in your Instant Pot multi-cooker — and there's only one pot to clean.

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Instant Pot Chicken Noodle Soup

Didn't know your Instant Pot could handle a whole chicken? Well, it can! And you'll have soul-soothing bowls of chicken noodle soup in only 45 minutes.

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Instant Pot Butter Chicken

This dish is beloved for a reason — it's warm, comforting and flavorful. And since there's no need to marinate the chicken first, it's perfect for a last-minute dinner.

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Instant Pot Creamy Ranch Chicken Pasta

The internet loves this ready-in-a-hurry dish, but too many versions are overly soupy or have curdled sauces. Our version uses chicken thighs, and we stir them into the cheese mixture after it is cooked to creamy, tangy perfection.

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Instant Pot Keto Mediterranean Chicken

This keto-friendly chicken is bursting with Mediterranean flavors, marrying heart-healthy olive oil, briny olives, and rich and creamy Greek yogurt.

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Instant Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup

This quick and easy Instant Pot soup gets its smoky flavor from a combination of ancho chili powder and canned chipotles in adobo.

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Instant Pot Herbed Whole Chicken

Stuff your chicken with onion, sprigs of rosemary and lemon wedges for irresistible flavor in a flash.

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Instant Pot Chicken and Dumplings

Comforting chicken and dumplings come together at lightning speed thanks to the Instant Pot, in this perfect addition to your weeknight dinner arsenal.

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Instant Pot Greek Chicken Bowls

The flavors of the Mediterranean are cooked up in 30 minutes in an Instant Pot for a quick and filling, souvlaki-inspired weeknight dinner.

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Instant Pot Chicken Cacciatore

Traditionally, this dish takes hours to cook in the oven. Our Instant Pot version is ready in a fraction of the time and is made entirely in the pot hello, easy clean-up! The chicken is fall-off-the-bone tender and the tomato sauce has the perfect smoky kick, thanks to the bacon.

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Instant Pot Caribbean Chicken and Rice

There’s no shortage of flavor in quick and easy dinner. Jerk seasoning lends a spicy kick while fresh cilantro and lime add a nice pop of brightness.

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Instant Pot Whole30 Chicken Tikka Masala

You can have a flavorful and tender Chicken Masala in 10 minutes in your Instant Pot while sticking to your Whole30 diet plan.

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Instant Pot Chicken Posole

Thanks to your Instant Pot, the slow-cooked flavors of this Mexican soup are fully developed in just two hours.

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Instant Pot Coconut Chicken

Spice up your weeknight dinner game with boneless, skinless chicken thighs cooked with soy sauce and vinegar in the Instant Pot; a little bit of unsweetened coconut milk added in at the end makes for a super creamy sauce that you'll want all over a side of jasmine rice.

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Meal Prep Instant Pot Shredded Chicken

Cook a couple of pounds of chicken at the start of the week, shred it up, and you have the base for an infinite number of quick and easy meals. This version of the meal prep staple (usually so bland, so blah) is so flavorful, you don't need to do much or really anything to dress it up. But if you want to, we have plenty of ideas.

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Instant Pot Fall-off-the-Bone Chicken

Now you can have a whole chicken on your table — tender enough to fall of the bone and ready to serve — in under an hour. If you want extra roasted flavor, try browning the chicken breast and back first on the high saute setting until golden brown, 6 to 8 minutes.

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Instant Pot Moroccan Chicken

Looking for a meal to warm you up from the inside out? With spices like cinnamon, turmeric, ginger and coriander, this family-friendly chicken dish will certainly do the trick.

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Instant Pot Frozen Chicken Breasts

Cooking frozen chicken in an Instant Pot is a weeknight cook's secret weapon. Make sure you follow the directions for a 10-minute natural release; a quick release left us with dry and stringy meat. Allowing for the natural release let all the juices redistribute and we had a plump and juicy breast afterwards perfect for chicken salad or anywhere you would use poached chicken.

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Instant Pot BBQ Chicken with Potato Salad

Simplify weeknight meals with this one-pot chicken dinner. It’s served with a simple potato salad — that cooks in the Instant Pot at the same time!

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Instant Pot Indian Butter Chicken

The Instant Pot version of this recipe not only provides amazing flavor but also a thick, tasty sauce perfect to serve over naan or rice.

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Instant Pot Hawaiian Pulled Chicken Sandwiches

For a taste of the tropics, serve pulled chicken sandwiches with a hint of pineapple, and top them off with a cool and crunchy slaw that packs a flavor surprise: coconut!

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Instant Pot Pulled Chicken

Even if you didn't plan anything for dinner tonight, you can still serve up this saucy, pulled chicken in under an hour. Frozen chicken breasts cook quickly and easily in an Instant Pot.

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Instant Pot Chicken with Rice and Peas

Chicken thighs, rice and peas cook up in less than an hour for a weeknight dinner that’s sure to please.

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Instant Pot Chicken Cacciatore

This one-pot meal is an easy twist on the hearty classic. Filled with sauteed onions and mushrooms, garlic, diced tomatoes, and chicken, it's as good for the family as it is for company.

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Instant Pot Chicken Panzanella

The rich flavors of the cooking liquid are soaked into toasted bread cubes, which get tossed with winter's best greens for a quick weeknight dinner.

Get the Recipe: Instant Pot Winter Chicken Panzanella Salad