Instant Pot Chicken Breast Recipe

Making chicken breast in the Instant Pot is super easy and requires little prep or clean-up. Follow this recipe for amazing Instant Pot chicken breasts.

Instant Pot Chicken Breast Recipe

Here is our easy recipe for making chicken breasts in your Instant Pot.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 9 mins
Total Time 14 mins
Servings 3 people


  • 3 whole Boneless Chicken Breasts
  • 180 ML Chicken Stock divided up.
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil divided up.
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon Paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ground Coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ground Ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ground Garlic
  • 1 dash Black Pepper
  • 1 dash Salt


  • Grab a small bowl and mix together the seasonings, including the Italian seasoning. Mix in the garlic, salt, pepper, paprika, ginger, and coriander.
  • In the bowl, add in two tablespoons of chicken stock and 1 tablespoon of olive oil.
  • Put the chicken breasts in the bowl and coat the chicken with the seasonings, which should look like a paste.
  • Using the Instant Pot, go to the "Saute" setting and then add in the oil. Once hot, add in the chicken and brown on both sides. This should take 2 minutes per side.
  • Take the chicken out of the Instant Pot and put on a plate for now.
  • Put the rest of the chicken stock into the Instant Pot. Put the trivet into the Intant Pot, and then add the chicken on top of the trivet.
  • Cover with the lid and seal the valve. Press "Manual" and cook on high pressure for 5 minutes.
  • Allow for a natural release of pressure once the timer is done. Wait around 15 minutes for the natural pressure release before you open the lid and remove the chicken.

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