23 Easy Instant Pot Chicken Breast Recipes

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Making chicken in the Instant Pot is incredibly quick and easy, which is why we love these recipes so much. Not only can you make the chicken itself in the Instant Pot, you can also make a sauce, plus noodles or rice, at the same time, all in just one pot.

Below is a collection of our favorite Instant Pot Chicken Breast recipes. These recipes include chicken in a variety of different ways, from whole chicken breasts, to cubed and shredded chicken.

We collaborated with our fellow recipe creators to put together this list of 23 tasty recipes. Click the link to see the full recipe.

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Instant Pot Whole Chicken
Cooking a whole chicken in the Instant Pot is easy and incredibly fast.
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whole chicken in the instant pot
Instant Pot Chicken & Broccoli
Instant Pot Chicken & Broccoli is a simple dinner idea with flavorful tender chicken and crisp broccoli in a savory sauce.
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Instant Pot Chicken & Broccoli
Instant Pot 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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BBQ chicken
Instant Pot Olive Garden Chicken Pasta
This Instant Pot Olive Garden Chicken Pasta copycat is so creamy and delicious, made with the original Olive Garden salad dressing, cream cheese and sun dried tomatoes.
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Instant Pot Olive Garden Chicken Pasta
Instant Pot Chicken Curry
This rich and flavorful Instant Pot chicken curry has all the traditional curry spices mixed with coconut milk and tender chicken. It can be made in just thirty minutes and is the perfect easy recipe for chilly nights.
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Instant Pot Chicken Curry
Instant Pot Chicken Fried Rice
Instant Pot Chicken Fried Rice is packed with chicken and veggies, with a satisfyingly tasty sauce that pulls it all together. It’s as good as any take out fried rice you’ve ever had.
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Instant Pot Chicken Fried Rice
Instant Pot Bourbon Chicken
Instant Pot Bourbon Chicken is rich and tasty Cajun-inspired dish that combines bourbon with soy sauce, ketchup, and a few other ingredients to make tender pieces of chicken in a sweet and savory sauce.
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Bourbon chicken and rice
Instant Pot White Chicken Chili
This Instant Pot White Chicken Chili is a delicious, hearty, and rich soup, packed with beans, chicken, and chili spices.
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Instant Pot White Chicken Chili
Instant Pot Creamy Cajun Chicken Breasts
Instant Pot Creamy Cajun Chicken Breasts are a flavorful Instant Pot 30 minute meal with a creamy sauce. Pressure cooker Cajun chicken breasts are delicious
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Instant Pot Creamy Cajun Chicken Breasts
Honey Garlic Instant Pot Chicken Breasts
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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Honey garlic chicken breast
Instant Pot 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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Salsa chicken
Instant Pot Creamy Italian Chicken Breasts
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 Creamy Italian Chicken Breasts
Instant Pot Coconut Lime Chicken and Rice Recipe
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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Coconut chicken
Instant Pot Lemon Garlic Chicken Recipe
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!
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Spicy Instant Pot Chicken and Rice Meal Prep
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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Spicy chicken and rice meal prep
Instant Pot 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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Chicken and gravy
Instant Pot Chicken, Broccoli, and Quinoa with Cheese
This Instant Pot Chicken, Broccoli, and Quinoa has cheddar cheese melted into every bite. It’s gluten-free, family-friendly comfort food made with whole grains, lean chicken breast meat, and packed with good-for-you broccoli.
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Instant Pot Chicken, Broccoli, and Quinoa with Cheese
Instant Pot Sesame Orange Chicken
A 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
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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Chicken and rice
Instant Pot Chicken Taco 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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Chicken burrito bowl
Instant Pot 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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chicken fricassee
Instant Pot 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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Chicken tortilla soup
Instant Pot Chicken Soup (Salsa Verde)
This instant pot chicken soup is made with salsa verde for a little kick of heat. It’s gluten free,dairy free & so easy in the instant pot or crockpot.
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Salsa verde chicken soup

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. You can also check out our Instant Pot page 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.

Looking for more great Instant Pot recipes? Check out our sister site, A Pressure Cooker Kitchen.

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6 thoughts on “23 Easy Instant Pot Chicken Breast 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.

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