15 Instant Pot Chicken Recipes Breast

What should I make for dinner tonight? This might just be the number one question that we ask ourselves almost daily over here.

Then you have come to the right place, we have rounded up 15 instant pot chicken recipes breast that we have shared over the years.

Plus, there is such a variety of flavours in these recipes, so you are sure to find something for you. Most of these recipes are quick and easy ones made especially for busy weeknights.

15 Instant Pot Chicken Recipes Breast

Instant Pot Chicken Breasts

Instant Pot Chicken Breasts

30 min
Chicken breasts, chicken broth, smoked paprika, olive oil, italian seasoning
4.5570
Jo Cooks
Honey Garlic Instant Pot Chicken Breasts

Honey Garlic Instant Pot Chicken Breasts

30 min
Soy sauce, skinless chicken breasts, chicken broth, garlic, black pepper
4.994
Kristine’s Kitchen
Instant Pot Chicken Breast

Instant Pot Chicken Breast

30 min
Using frozen chicken, chicken broth, olive oil, italian seasoning, garlic powder
5.021
Savory Nothings
Instant Pot Chicken Breast

Instant Pot Chicken Breast

17 min
Boneless chicken breasts, garlic powder, black pepper
5.084
iFOODreal.com
Instant Pot Chicken Breast

Instant Pot Chicken Breast

16 min
Lemon pepper seasoning, boneless chicken breasts, olive oil, lemon juice, chicken stock
No reviews
The Pioneer Woman
Instant Pot Chicken

Instant Pot Chicken

30 min
Chicken breast, brown sugar, italian seasoning, chicken stock, garlic powder
5.03
The Modern Proper
Instant Pot Chicken Breasts

Instant Pot Chicken Breasts

25 min
Skinless chicken breast, pineapple juice
4.731
Tastes Better From Scratch
Instant Pot Chicken Breast

Instant Pot Chicken Breast

17 min
Skinless chicken breasts, olive oil, italian seasoning, chicken stock, garlic powder
5.061
Crunchy Creamy Sweet
Instant Pot Honey Garlic Chicken

Instant Pot Honey Garlic Chicken

30 min
Rice, soy sauce, skinless chicken breasts, sesame seeds, vegetable oil
4.9195
Family Fresh Meals
Instant Pot Chicken Breast

Instant Pot Chicken Breast

12 min
Quart instant pot, chicken breasts, using chicken broth
4.8171
A Mind “Full” Mom
Instant Pot Shredded Chicken Breast (Fast!)

Instant Pot Shredded Chicken Breast (Fast!)

15 min
Chicken breast, chicken broth, italian seasoning, sea salt, black pepper
4.737
Wholesome Yum
Instant Pot Chicken Breasts

Instant Pot Chicken Breasts

45 min
Skinless chicken breasts, chicken broth, olive oil, onion powder, dried dill
4.115
Delish.com
Instant Pot Chicken and Potatoes

Instant Pot Chicken and Potatoes

40 min
Dry ranch seasoning, skinless chicken breasts, baby red, chicken broth, parmesan cheese
4.8519
Creme de la Crumb
Perfect Instant Pot Chicken Breasts

Perfect Instant Pot Chicken Breasts

25 min
Boneless chicken breasts
4.817
Detoxinista
Instant Pot Chicken Breast- 7 Flavors

Instant Pot Chicken Breast- 7 Flavors

30 min
Red curry paste, sun dried tomatoes, coconut milk, sweet chili sauce, soy sauce
4.614
Sweet Peas and Saffron

How long does it take to cook chicken breast in Instant Pot?

Secure the instant pot lid and make sure the vent is set to “sealed”. Pressure cook on high for 8-10 minutes for fresh chicken breast, or 10-12 minutes for frozen chicken (depending on the thickness of the breasts).

Why is my Instant Pot chicken breast dry?

They cook quickly in the Instant Pot, but if you don’t cook them long enough they get a weird, rubber-like texture that’s nearly impossible to chew, and if you cook them too long, their texture gets dry.

Is it OK to put frozen chicken in the Instant Pot?

You can safely cook frozen meat in an Instant Pot because pressure cooking cooks foods quickly. Unlike a slow cooker, in which frozen food may stay in a dangerous temperature range for too long, the Instant Pot can quickly bring frozen food to a safe temperature.

Can you overcook a chicken in an Instant Pot?

It is very easy to overcook chicken breast in pressure cooker, as we cannot check the temperature and level of doneness during the cooking process. Once upon a time, I overcooked a chicken breast in pressure cooker so badly that it registered at over 200°F on my food thermometer.

How do you cook chicken without drying it out?

To start, brine your chicken in a mixture of water and a few tablespoons of salt for about 20 to 30 minutes. This will boost the natural flavor and moisture of the chicken breasts and will leave you with a super tender piece of meat. This is the one step that will really ensure your chicken won’t be dry or tough.

How much water do I put in my pressure cooker?

Add Liquid

“Jiggle top” cookers need a minimum of one cup of water, while valve cookers need at least half a cup. Put food in the cooker first, then add water. When learning how to use a pressure cooker, make sure the unit is never more than two-thirds full of liquid, so the steam has enough space to accumulate.

Should I brown chicken before pressure cooking?

Even if you are making stew, it’s better to brown the meat as a whole first. Season the meat with kosher salt and black pepper on both sides right before browning. Wait until your pressure cooker is piping hot. If you are using an Instant Pot, don’t use the saute function.

Does pressure cooking chicken longer make meat more tender?

A while back I asked myself, “Does pressure cooking tenderize meat”? and this is what I found out. The pressure will in fact make your meat super tender, almost as if you slow cooked it for the better part of a day.

What happens if you over pressure cook chicken?

Unfortunately, once you overcook a piece of meat in the pressure cooker, there’s no going back. You’ll be left with a pile of dry, crunchy, tasteless fibers and no amount of additional pressure cooking is going to put that moisture back into the meat.

How do I defrost chicken quickly?

How to Thaw Chicken Breasts Safely and Quickly

  1. Run hot tap water into a bowl.
  2. Check the temp with a thermometer. You’re looking for 140 degrees F.
  3. Submerge the frozen chicken breast.
  4. Stir the water every once in a while (this keeps pockets of cold water from forming).
  5. It should be thawed in 30 minutes or less.

How long do I cook frozen chicken?

When cooking chicken straight from the freezer, you want to cook for 50 percent longer than you would with unfrozen. The average unfrozen chicken breast weighing 5-7 ounces usually takes 20-30 minutes at 350°F. So for a frozen chicken breast, you’re looking at 30-45 minutes, depending on the size of the chicken breast.

How do you Unthaw chicken?

How to safely defrost chicken

  1. Remove the chicken from the freezer at least 24 hours in advance.
  2. Place it in a ziplock plastic bag or container.
  3. Put it in the refrigerator on a low shelf and leave it there until fully defrosted.
  4. Cook within 1–2 days.

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