Best Quick and Easy Pressure Cooker / Instant Pot Chicken Recipes

Chicken recipes made in a pressure cooker, multi cooker, or Instant Pot are quick, easy and delicious.  Perfect for busy nights.

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Many chicken recipes found in cookbooks and online are not developed specifically for pressure cooker or Instant Pot preparation. Trying to convert those chicken recipes to be cooked in a pressure cooker or Instant Pot can be a little tricky. Often beginners use a longer cook time than necessary resulting in overcooked chicken.

Chicken recipes that can be made in a pressure cooker, multi cooker, or Instant Pot! Here are the best quick and easy pressure cooker / Instant Pot chicken recipes!

The good news is, all of the recipes I share on Pressure Cooking Today are thoroughly tested before they’re shared with you. If the instructions are followed as written, this assures that the recipes you make from this site will end up tasting delicious.

All of the recipes I share on Pressure Cooking Today can be prepared in an electric or stove top pressure cooker. Including electric multi cookers, such as the Fagor LUX, Cuisinart, Power Pressure Cooker XL, or Instant Pot.

Tips for preparing chicken recipes in a pressure cooker:

  • Should your chicken go swimming?  When making soups, stews, or chili, submerging the chicken completely in liquid during the cooking process is fine. If possible, use a cooking trivet or a steamer basket for chicken recipes when the desired end result is steamed or gently cooked chicken.
  • Don’t over cook your chicken. Nobody likes rubbery or tough chicken, so I recommend finding a similar recipe that uses the same cut of chicken. Then follow the directions and cook time in that recipe, and substitute your preferred ingredients.

These are the best quick and easy chicken recipes for a pressure cooker or multi cooker / Instant Pot!

Pressure Cooker Chicken Lazone

Chicken tenders coated in spices and pressure cooked until the chicken is tender. Then the chicken is mixed with cream, making a decadently delicious sauce to serve over pasta. 

Pressure Cooker Chicken Lazone

 

Pressure Cooker Chinese Lemon Chicken

Tender pieces of chicken in a sweet lemon sauce with just a hint of ginger, garlic, and red pepper. This quick and easy pressure cooker recipe is Asian food at its best, made at home!

Pressure Cooker Chinese Lemon Chicken - one of my favorite quick and easy pressure cooker chicken recipes!

 

Pressure Cooker Orange Chicken

Tender bite-size pieces of chicken in a sweet, spicy orange sauce. This delicious Pressure Cooker Orange Chicken can be on the table in about 20 minutes.

Pressure Cooker Orange Chicken

 

Pressure Cooker Honey Sesame Chicken

Tender, bite size chunks of chicken in a sweet, sticky sauce. A quick, easy to make meal, this is one of those pressure cooker chicken recipes that the whole family will love. 

Pressure Cooker Honey Sesame Chicken

 

Pressure Cooker Cilantro Lime Chicken Taco Salad

Quick and easy to make, this chicken taco salad is perfect for warmer days. The homemade cilantro lime dressing really makes this a salad recipe you’ll want to make again and again. 

Cilantro Lime Chicken Taco Salad

 

Pressure Cooker Chicken Enchilada Pasta

This pressure cooker chicken recipe is a fusion of Tex-Mex and Italian. It’s a quick, one pot pasta meal, perfect for a busy weeknight.

Pressure Cooker Chicken Enchilada Pasta

 

Pressure Cooker Chicken Walking Tacos

Walking tacos are one of my favorite quick and easy chicken recipes for the pressure cooker! 

This is a fun, easy-to-make, easy-to-eat on the run taco, served in individual chip bags. 

Pressure Cooker Chicken Walking Tacos

 

Pressure Cooker Chicken Taco Filling

In addition to the walking tacos (shown above), this pressure cooker chicken taco filling is great for taco salads, tacos, and burritos.

Pressure Cooker Chicken Taco Filling - One of the quick and easy pressure cooker chicken recipes that can be used to make multiple meals!

 

Pressure Cooker Thai Chicken Thighs

Fork tender boneless, skinless chicken thighs in a luscious Thai peanut sauce. Cooked in the pressure cooker in a fraction of the time it takes to cook in the slow cooker.

Pressure Cooker Thai Chicken Thighs

 

Pressure Cooker Creamy Chicken and Broccoli

Chunky bite-size pieces of chicken and broccoli in a creamy cheese sauce served over fluffy white rice. This is one of my favorite chicken recipes!

Creamy Chicken and Broccoli, made in a pressure cooker or Instant Pot - Quick and easy chicken recipes are the best!

 

Pressure Cooker Creamy Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

This rich, creamy chicken soup recipe is loaded with chicken, long grain and wild rice, carrots, onion and celery. A warm, hearty soup for cold, snowy days. 

Pressure Cooker Creamy Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

 

Pressure Cooker White Chicken Chili

This white chicken chili recipe is one of the best quick and easy chicken recipes for a cold night. Hearty, warm comfort food, made in minutes in your pressure cooker or Instant Pot!

Quick White Chicken Chili, made in a pressure cooker or Instant Pot - one of the quick and easy chicken recipes for a cold night!

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Here are the best quick and easy chicken recipes for your pressure cooker or Instant Pot!