11 Instant Pot Chicken Recipes For Beginners


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Instant pot recipes are always a good idea to prepare a simple and easy meal. In this list of chicken recipes, you will also find low carb ones.
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Instant pot recipes are always a good idea to prepare a simple and easy meal. In this list of chicken recipes, you will also find low carb ones. A pressure cooker can become your best friend in the kitchen, especially if you are a beginner in cooking and want the simplest way to prepare delicious meals.

Don’t hesitate to try these 11 instant pot chicken recipes!

1. A Rotisserie Chicken

This Faux-Tisserie Chicken is juicy, delicious, ruddy-crusted, and is a good idea for a family lunch or dinner.

Ingredients:

  • 3-pound whole chicken
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil {divided}
  • sea salt & black pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 medium onion, cut into quarters
  • 5 large cloves fresh garlic, peeled and left whole
  • southwest seasoning mix {recipe below} or 2 Tablespoons of your favorite seasoning {lemon-garlic, paleo powder, etc.}
  • 1 cup chicken stock/broth, or water

 

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2. BBQ Chicken and Potatoes

This instant pot BBQ chicken with potatoes is easy and a great intro to the Instant Pot recipe.

Ingredients:

  • 2 pounds of frozen chicken
  • 1 cup favorite BBQ sauce
  • 1 cup water (if you are using a really liquidy sauce, you could get away with 1/2 cup)
  • 1 Tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 Tablespoon minced garlic
  • 2-3 large potatoes, chopped
  • 1 large onion, sliced

3. Orange Chicken

Instant Pot Orange Chicken Recipe is an easy, quick and delicious meal that you can make for 15 mins.

Ingredients:

  • 4 chicken breasts Do not use thin breasts. They will dry out.
  • 3/4 cup favorite dark sweet barbecue sauce ( I used Sweet Baby Ray’s)
  • 2 tbs soy sauce
  • 3/4 cup orange marmalade
  • 2 tsp cornstarch
  • chopped green onions for garnish

4. Chicken and Rice 

For just 15 minutes you can prepare this amazingly easy pressure cooker chicken and rice recipe.

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb chicken breasts cut into cubes, boneless, skinless
  • 1 can cream of chicken soup
  • 1 c mixed vegetables frozen
  • 1 c white rice not instant, we use long-grain white rice
  • 1 tsp garlic salt
  • 1/2 onions diced
  • pinch pepper
  • 2 c chicken broth could use water
  • 1/2 c cheese cheddar, shredded
  • 2 tbsp olive oil

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5. Cream Cheese Chicken Pasta

You will enjoy this fast and delicious recipe. Healthy and full of flavor.

Ingredients:

  • 4 to 6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 can cream of chicken soup
  • 8 oz package of Cream Cheese
  • 1 package of Italian Dressing Dry Mix
  • 2 cups of chicken broth

6. Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Buffalo chicken lettuce wraps are a low carb meal that you can make easy in the Instant Pot. It’s a yummy combo of crispy salad, chicken breast, and veggies.

Ingredients:

  • 1 celery stalk for cooking with the chicken
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 16 oz low sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup buffalo wing sauce about 6 oz
  • large lettuce leaves Romaine or Iceberg
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 large celery stalk thinly sliced (for topping the lettuce wraps)
  • ranch dressing for topping

7. Sweet and Sour Instant Pot Chicken Wings

For sweet and sour Instant Pot chicken wing recipe you need less than 4 ingredients. With your favorite marinade enjoy this delicious taste and spicy flavor.

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb chicken wings (thawed)
  • Favorite marinade or seasoning
  • 1/2 Soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup or more of Sweet & Sour Dipping Sauce

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8. Chicken Faux Pho

The traditional Vietnamese soup is delicious, with fresh garnishes of lime, basil, and beans.

Ingredients:

  • 4 lbs assorted chicken pieces bone-in and skin on
  • 2 medium onions quartered
  • 1-inch ginger peeled and roughly chopped
  • 1 tablespoon coriander seed
  • 1 teaspoon green cardamom pods
  • 1 black cardamom pod
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 4 cloves
  • 1 lemongrass stalk trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1/4 cup fish sauce
  • 1 cup fresh cilantro
  • 1 head bok choy roughly chopped
  • 1 large daikon root spiralized
  • sea salt to taste

For Garnish:

  • lime wedges
  • fresh basil
  • mung bean sprouts
  • 2 jalapenos thinly sliced
  • 1/4 onion thinly sliced

9. Chicken Tortilla Soup

This recipe is a good idea for a quick and easy dinner. For Chicken Tortilla Soup you need fresh chicken, lots of vegetables and spices, some avocado and corn kernels.

Ingredients:

  • 5 cups chicken stock or broth (or 5 cups water + 1.5 Tablespoon Better Than Bullion chicken base)
  • 14.5 ounces (1 can) diced tomatoes undrained
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic finely minced
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon coriander (ground)
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1.5 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 14.5 ounces (1 can) black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 cups frozen corn kernels
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro (optional)
  • Optional toppings: tortilla chips, diced avocado, shredded cheese, sour cream or guacamole. (not included in nutritional info)

10. Chipotle Chicken Tacos

With just 4 ingredients like lettuce, tomato, cheese, and the chicken you can make this Chipotle Chicken Tacos

Ingredients:

  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon garlic minced
  • 1 pound boneless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 2 Tablespoons chipotle chiles diced
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh cilantro chopped
  • 1/2 small lime juiced
  • lettuce
  • 1 medium tomato chopped
  • 12 6 inch tortillas
  • 1/2 cup cheese shredded
  • olive oil spray

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11. 21 Day Fix Chicken Marsala

A simple meal for weight watchers, with ingredients such as chicken, mushrooms, garlic, and a little tapioca starch. Marsala wine makes this recipe especially delicate. 

Ingredients:

  • 12 pounds of chicken thighs (or boneless tenderloins if you prefer)
  • 4 tsp butter or ghee
  • olive oil spray
  • 2 cups sliced mushrooms
  • 3 T diced shallots
  • 3 cloves of garlic minced
  • salt
  • pepper
  • garlic powder
  • 3/4 cup of Marsala wine
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock
  • 1 T of tapioca starch, corn starch or rice flour (can sub whatever flour/thickener you have on hand)

 

Don’t forget to Pin them to your Instant Pot recipes Board to save your favorite recipe.

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