20 Easy Instant Pot Chicken Recipes

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Our favorite Instant Pot chicken recipes are quick and easy to make, which is why we love them so much. The Instant Pot allows you to prepare not only the chicken itself, but also sauces, plus noodles or rice, all in one pot.

» Try one of these Instant Pot Side Dishes to Serve with Anything.

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Here are some of our favorite Instant Pot Chicken recipes. You will find a variety of chicken recipes here, from whole breasts to shreds and cubes, to make your dinner prep quick and easy. With so many options, you could choose a different recipe for every night of the week.

We compiled this list of 19 delicious recipes in collaboration with other recipe creators. Click the link to see the full recipe.

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Easy Instant Pot Whole Chicken Recipe

Whole Chicken

Did you know you can cook a whole chicken in the Instant Pot in a fraction of the time it takes in the oven? This Instant Pot Whole Chicken recipe makes for an incredibly easy and quick dinner.

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Instant Pot Chicken Legs

instant pot whole chicken

Instant Pot Chicken Legs are easy to make and result in a supremely tender chicken that goes with any sauce and side dish for a quick meal.

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Instant Pot BBQ Chicken

BBQ Chicken

There are so many different ways to enjoy BBQ Chicken, but no matter how you wish to eat it you can make it quickly in the Instant Pot.  

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Instant Pot Creamy Cajun Chicken Breasts

Cajun Chicken

Instant Pot Creamy Cajun Chicken Breasts are a flavorful Instant Pot 30 minute meal. With just enough spice, and a creamy sauce, pressure cooker Cajun chicken breasts are delicious.

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Honey Garlic Instant Pot Chicken Breasts

Honey Garlic Chicken

These Honey Garlic Instant Pot Chicken Breasts are always moist, tender and flavorful! Serve with rice and vegetables for a quick dinner!

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Instant Pot Salsa Chicken

Salsa Chicken

This super easy salsa chicken is made with chicken breasts, salsa and a few seasonings in the Instant Pot. A family friendly recipe anyone can make. Versatile leftovers too!

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Instant Pot Creamy Italian Chicken Breasts

Italian Chicken

This is an Instant Pot dump and start recipe that is ready in under 30 minutes. This super flavorful pressure cooker creamy Italian chicken breasts recipe is family friendly and so tasty over pasta.

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Instant Pot Coconut Lime Chicken and Rice Recipe

Coconut Chicken

This chicken is unbelievably flavorful, with the tart and tangy lime contrasting the sweet and creamy coconut milk.  The chicken is marinated in coconut milk, soy sauce, lime, aromatics and a blend of sweet and savory spices.

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Instant Pot Lemon Garlic Chicken

Instant Pot Lemon Garlic Chicken recipe is one of the most delicious meals that you can make in your instant pot. It’s tasty, creamy, and zesty. It is very easy to make and takes less than 30 minutes to be ready!

Lemon Garlic Chicken

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Spicy Instant Pot Chicken and Rice Meal Prep

Spicy Chicken and Rice

This Spicy Instant Pot Chicken and Rice Meal Prep is inspired by the chicken burrito bowls from Chipotle! It’s so easy to make and takes less than 30 minutes dinner or to meal prep for four days! 

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Instant Pot Chicken and Gravy

Chicken and Gravy

This Instant Pot chicken and gravy recipe has tender chicken breasts smothered in gravy. It’s easy to make and ready in just over 30 minutes!

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Instant Pot Chicken, Broccoli and Quinoa with Cheese

Chicken and Broccoli Quinoa

This Instant Pot Chicken, Broccoli, and Quinoa recipe has melted cheddar cheese in every bite. It’s packed with wholesome ingredients and is total comfort food. It tastes like broccoli cheese soup, but in casserole form, with chicken and quinoa added.

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Instant Pot Sesame Orange Chicken

Sesame Orange Chicken

This quick and easy recipe for sesame orange chicken in the Instant Pot makes a perfect weeknight meal that’s ready in just 30 minutes.

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Cheesy Instant Pot Chicken and Rice

Chicken and Rice

This Cheesy Instant Pot Cheesy Chicken and Rice recipe is so simple, you can even toss in frozen chicken—the perfect cheese chicken dinner everyone will love!

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Instant Pot Chicken Taco Bowls

Chicken Burrito Bowls

This all-in-one dinner has quickly become a family favorite! Instant Pot Chicken Taco Bowls all cooked together in one pot, with rice, black beans, corn, salsa, chicken and seasonings.

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Instant Pot Chicken Fried Rice

Chicken Fried Rice

Skip the takeout and make this Instant Pot Chicken Fried Rice! Your family will love this quick and easy meal, made with simple ingredients

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Instant Pot Chicken Fricassee

Chicken Fricassee

Chicken Fricassee is saucy stew with shreds of tender juicy chicken that can be served over mashed potato, biscuits, or rice pilaf. It’s the ultimate comfort food and is quick and easy to make in the Instant Pot! 

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Instant Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup

Chicken Tortilla Soup

Instant Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup is a zesty soup that will compliment your next taco night or makes a meal on its own. Tender chicken, black beans, corn, diced tomatoes and Mexican spices come together nicely in a hearty, healthy soup.

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Instant Pot Chicken Salsa Verde Soup

Chicken Salsa Verde Soup

This instant pot chicken soup is made with salsa verde for a little kick of heat. It’s gluten free, dairy free and so easy to make in the instant pot or slow cooker.

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Instant Pot Creamy White Chicken Chili

White Chicken Chili

This deeply savory Creamy White Chicken Chili is a thick, creamy chili the whole family will love adding their favorite toppings to!

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Why Use An Instant Pot?

The Instant Pot is one of the most useful kitchen appliances you can buy, because it drastically cuts down on the cooking time for developing flavors in soups and stews, getting tough cuts of meat tender, and even baking a cheesecake. And there are many accessories that will help you get more out of your Instant Pot.

If you don’t have one yet, check out our guide on which one to buy. Also see our guide to How to Use an Instant Pot for more information.

Final Thoughts

We hope you take the time to try a few or all of these delicious Instant Pot chicken breast recipes. We’d love to hear your comments about which you tried below.

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20 Instant Pot Chicken Recipes

10 thoughts on “20 Easy Instant Pot Chicken Recipes

  1. Anna says:

    What a fantastic collection, with all of these recipes, I’m never going to run out of the ideas for dinner! That chicken salsa is the first one I’m going to make!

  2. Pam says:

    I love having a collection of great recipes all in one place. It’s perfect when you don’t know exactly what you want to make.

  3. Alisa Infanti says:

    I am always on the hunt for new ways to make chicken so it doesn’t get boring and this post has been such an inspiration. So many new dishes to try. Thanks!

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