One of the best things that you can make in your Instant Pot® is chicken. Juicy, tender, fall apart chicken is an Instant Pot® specialty. The fact that you can attain such amazing chicken dishes in just a matter of minutes is just icing on the cake (or sauce on the chicken!). So, let’s take a look at some of the absolute best chicken recipes out there that have been carefully crafted to be made in your new favorite kitchen appliance. You will be pleasantly surprised by the vast array of chicken dishes that are all possible thanks to the Instant Pot®.
Bonus: Chicken Noodle Soup
Chicken soup really is good for the soul but sometimes, we just don’t have time to make really tasty, soul-soothing chicken soup. With this instant pot chicken soup recipe, now you do not need hours to slow cook chicken soup- you can make it in about half an hour and still get the flavor of a soup that has cooked all day! Thanks to the perfect combination of ingredients and our handy Instant Pot®, you can easily create an amazing chicken noodle soup that will satisfy both your soul and your belly.
Pictures & Recipe: http://yummypotrecipes.com/recipe/soup/instant-pot-chicken-noodle-soup/
1. Instant Pot® Honey Garlic Chicken Recipe
Juicy chicken thighs cooked in a sweet and savory honey garlic sauce is one of the best foods ever to come out of the Instant Pot®. In just thirty minutes, you will be eating some of the most succulent chicken of your lifetime. Try this recipe now, you absolutely must!
Pictures & Recipe: https://diethood.com/instant-pot-honey-garlic-chicken-recipe/
2. Easy Instant Pot® Chicken Marsala
Creamy, full of flavor, and Italian classic all created in your Instant Pot®. This recipe is a great weeknight meal option and one you will want to make again and again.
Pictures & Recipe: https://mommyshomecooking.com/easy-instant-pot-chicken-marsala/
3. Instant Pot® Mongolian Chicken
This recipe is an example of the Instant Pot® at it’s best. You’ll use the saute function, the high pressure the natural steam release paired with a quick release and what will you get? A chicken dish that is so full of interesting flavors that you will wonder how in the world you created such a complex meal in 30 minutes.
Pictures & Recipe: https://sweetandsavorymeals.com/instant-pot-mongolian-chicken/
4. Instant Pot® Chicken Shawarma
Throw it in a wrap, toss it with some rice, eat it in a bowl….whatever you do with this versatile chicken shawarma, you should do it right now. And then make it again, and again and again. You will never get tired of this chicken so just keep that Instant Pot® out on the counter and buy some chicken in bulk- you will be both using a lot,
Pictures & Recipe: https://www.jocooks.com/recipes/instant-pot-chicken-shawarma/
5. Low Carb Chicken Recipe | French Garlic Chicken
French Garlic Chicken sounds way to fancy to be something that you can easily make in your Instant Pot®. However, you definitely can! Herbs de Provence, dijon mustard, minced garlic…Sounds extravagant until you learn that you can make this meal in 25 minutes all in one pot. Pull this recipe out for your next dinner party for sure!
Pictures & Recipe: https://twosleevers.com/french-garlic-low-carb-chicken/
6. Instant Pot® Crack Chicken
Anything called “Crack Chicken” has to be good…this recipe is no exception. This creamy chicken is definitely addicting. Ranch. Bacon. Cream Cheese. 5 Minutes. Need I say more?
Pictures & Recipe: https://spicysouthernkitchen.com/instant-pot-crack-chicken/
7. Instant Pot® Butter Chicken
This may be called butter chicken but the list of spices and herbs in this recipe is impressive. I highly recommend using each and every one of those spices because if you do, this chicken will make your taste buds sing. Damn delicious is right!
Pictures & Recipe: https://damndelicious.net/2018/03/10/instant-pot-butter-chicken/
8. Instant Pot® Chicken Cordon Bleu
If you have ever made chicken cordon bleu in the oven then you know that it can be a long process which typically makes dry, chewy chicken. Never again! Chicken cordon bleu has to be made in the Instant Pot® form now on and this is the recipe to use.
Pictures & Recipe: https://www.favfamilyrecipes.com/instant-pot-chicken-cordon-bleus/
9. Instant Pot® Low-Carb Creamy Garlic Tuscan Chicken Thighs
Not only will one bite of this chicken transport you to a small Italian town by the water, wind blowing in your hair as you sip a fine wine with your meal, but it will also shock you with how quickly it comes together (thanks Instant Pot®). The bright red sundried tomatoes and the brilliant green spinach will brighten up your plate while the chicken also wakes up your taste buds.
10. Instant Pot® Chicken Posole
Whether you call chicken posole a soup or think of it more as a stew, it typically needs hours and hours to cook in order to get that authentic Mexican flavor. Not anymore! This recipe creates soup that tastes as if you worked on it all day (we won’t tell anyone that it only took you 20 minutes to get this awesome flavor).
Pictures & Recipe: https://blog.williams-sonoma.com/instant-pot-chicken-posole/
11. Instant Pot® Orange Chicken Recipe
Sweet, spicy, gluten free, easy, fast….this recipe checks a lot of boxes. Kind of like take out Chinese food orange chicken but also similar to pulled chicken barbeque, this dish is new and exciting and one you should definitely try.
Pictures & Recipe: https://showmetheyummy.com/instant-pot-orange-chicken-recipe/
12. Instant Pot® Chicken Alfredo Pasta
This one pot dish is so easy to eat and also to clean up that it is sure to be a family favorite. My guess is that you’ll never make chicken alfredo without your instant pot ever again. And why would you? This recipe is simple, tastes amazing and can be done in under thirty minutes- sounds like a dream to me!
Pictures & Recipe: https://www.number-2-pencil.com/instant-pot-chicken-alfredo-pasta/
13. Instant Pot® Maple Mustard Chicken Recipe
If you are looking for a sweet and savory chicken recipe then stop right here- this is what you have been searching for! Real, rich maple syrup is pressure cooked along with and array of other spices to really infuse this chicken with flavor. Use the juice left in the Instant Pot® as sauce and it is like eating dinner and dessert at the same time!
Pictures & Recipe: https://www.fannetasticfood.com/instant-pot-maple-mustard-chicken-recipe/
14. Instant Pot® Lemon Chicken With Garlic
Lemon and garlic is such a classic way to make chicken but who knew you could get even more lemon and garlic flavor simply by using the Instant Pot®? You definitely can! Sealing that chicken inside the pressure cooker along with the lemon slices and the garlic cloves is like magic. The flavor is bursting in every bit of chicken. It also doesn’t hurt that this chicken comes out looking beautiful enough to put on a magazine cover…
Pictures & Recipe: https://lifemadesweeter.com/instant-pot-lemon-garlic-chicken/
15. Creamy Italian Instant Pot® Chicken Breasts
Tell your Italian Grandma that you are sorry, you no longer need her to cook you dinner- this Instant Pot® recipe has replaced her! Make this creamy Italian chicken for your traditional sunday dinners and be sure to invite grandma over, she will be impressed by the authenticity of this dish (just don’t tell her it only took you 5 minutes to make….)
Pictures & Recipe: https://www.thereciperebel.com/creamy-italian-instant-pot-chicken-breasts/
16. Instant Pot® Chicken Taco Bowls
Everyone loves tacos and everyone loves one pot recipes so this is clearly a winner. All the taco fixings go into the pot, a quick seal and a few minutes later, tacos for everyone! Serve the tacos straight out of the Instant Pot® and you won’t have to worry about a sink full of dishes later!
Pictures & Recipe: https://tastesbetterfromscratch.com/instant-pot-chicken-taco-bowls/
17. Instant Pot® Garlic Parmesan Chicken
Creamy, cheesy and just plain sinful (in a good way of course). This chicken is full of parmesan flavor and garlic essence in every bite. While it is recommended to eat along with a bowl of pasta, you could definitely eat this chicken on its own or as a sandwich for lunch. So make extra, leftovers will be necessary.
Pictures & Recipe: https://www.365daysofcrockpot.com/instant-pot-garlic-parmesan-chicken/
There you have it! Our current favorite Instant Pot® chicken dishes all so easy and so delicious that it makes us want to go buy some chicken in bulk so we can make each and every dish. Isn’t it amazing how many different types of cuisine you can create in the Instant Pot®? Who knew one kitchen appliance could make everything from Italian chicken to Mexican inspired dishes and then turn around to cook a perfect Pad Thai?! SO we want to know, which dish are you excited about? Which are you going to go try right now? It’s a hard choice, I know but let us know what you make and how it turned out! We want to hear!