Easy Pressure Cooker Chicken Recipes
I know one thing and that is I always have chicken on hand. It is always on sale so I stock up. I will say I get into a rut and I get bored with my recipes. That is why I made this list so you will also know how to cook chicken in Instantpot. I have the pressure cooker xl.
The first thing you need to know to make chicken pressure cooker recipes and this is true with all recipes in the pressure cooker you are going to need to add water or liquid. When I make chicken I often use the needed 1 cup to 1 1/2 cups of liquid as chicken broth or water with a chicken Bouillon cube. You want to preserve the taste of the chicken. The liquid is what is used to create the pressure. The Instant Pot or Pressure Cooker Xl rely on steam created in the pot to cook your food.
When you are cooking chicken or any meat I suggest you have a meat thermometer. The trick with seeing if the liquid runs clear out of your chicken doesn’t work in a pressure cooker chicken recipe.
How to cook chicken in Instantpot
The trivet is a must buy. I use it for 99% of my recipes. It makes it easier to get things out and not burn.
Then read the recipe some require you to saute the chicken and cook it a little on the bottom of your pressure cooker. It works like a pan on the stove. If it doesn’t require the chicken to be cooked first then move to the next step.
Then I place in my water, or broth, or water with bouillon cube in the pot 1 cup to 1 1/2 cup unless you are making my whole Chicken Pressure cooker soup. That recipe requires more liquid.
Finally, add the remaining ingredients.
Then set your pressure cooker in accordance with the recipe. This is a good printable to have for Pressure Cooker Times.
Pressure cooker time sheet printable <—– Click to print
Then you will release the steam using these mitts to not burn yourself. I usually leave my chicken in there for a couple of minutes to make sure it is done.
Now that you know How to Cook Chicken in the Instant Pot.
Here are some chicken pressure cooker recipes
Sides to go with your Pressure Cooker Chicken Recipe
Pressure Cooker XL Recipes
This is the ultimate one stop shop Instant pot pack
This is the pressure cooker I have.
I also like this steamer for seafood and I use it lift things out
I love my steamer basket
When I am trying to do an entire meal at once I love this
and everyone needs one of these make sure you look at the size of the unit before you buy this cake pan.
This is the best storage option I love my Rubbermaid containers you can microwave them and refrigerator food in them. They do not stain!
For more instant pot recipes check out these cookbooks
Let me know what your favorite chicken recipe is in the instant pot and if my How to cook chicken in the Instant pot post helped.