Here’s a wonderful selection of the best Instant Pot chicken recipes ever! Many are low carb, many are keto or low carb, many are pour and cook–and all are delicious. So if you’re tired of your usual chicken recipes, this list is sure to give some new and exciting recipes that you’re sure to love!
37 Best Instant Pot Chicken Recipes
I want to take you around the world with this roundup. Chicken with American flavors, Indian Chicken Curries (northern, southern, and others just invented by Urvashi), Jamaican chicken, Mexican, Tex-Mex, Filipino, Japanese, Lebanese, Pakistani, French, Afghani, Taiwanese, Indian-Chinese, Chinese, Hainanese, West African, and Thai style Instant Pot chicken recipes–you will see how easy it is to enjoy a variety of flavors from within the four walls of your own kitchen.
I think this is such a great way to introduce your family and loved ones to a variety of flavors and cuisines. Food is such a great, wonderful and easy gateway to different cultures and these recipes make it easy and delicious.
This also goes to show that chicken doesn’t need to be such a “one trick pony” ingredient. There are SO many delicious and unique chicken recipes you can cook in your Instant Pot, each tasting vastly different from the other.
Looking for a quick and easy meal to make for the family using leftovers you’ve got in your kitchen pantry? Check out my Keto Creamy Pesto Chicken! But forget about Keto--just think delicious.
Here’s an easy South Indian style chicken curry that uses coconut milk and tamarind for a tangy, creamy flavor that is just divine. It’s a pour and cook recipe for a pressure cooker chicken curry that comes together in just minutes–leaving you more time to eat this!
Slow Cooker Safed Chicken Korma or a White Chicken Korma is a rich, creamy, mildly-spiced but very flavorful dish that takes little to no effort to make in your Instant Pot on the slow cook function. Super popular recipe!
Make authentic Filipino Chicken Adobo with this Instant Pot Chicken Adobo recipe! It's all the flavors of the traditional dish in less time!
This Pressure Cooker Keto Chicken Mushroom soup recipe is a great comfort food recipe! It's an easy dump and cook recipe that you can make in your Instant Pot!
Pakistani Haleem is an amazing comfort food with a nourishing mix of grains, lentils, and meat. I’ve made it simple with the Instant Pot so you don’t have to cook all day, so if you’ve ever wondered how to make chicken haleem in an Instant Pot or Pressure cooker, let me show you a fantastic one-step method for making it!
Use your Instant Pot or pressure cooker to make this amazing recipe for Jamaican Chicken Curry. Spicy, authentic, and finished in just 20 minutes! Leave out the potatoes to make this low carb and keto if you need to.
Make a quick authentic Japanese Chicken Curry in your Instant Pot. Just four minutes under pressure in your pressure cooker for a flavorful and hearty meal! You'll need special curry cubes--but you'll be so glad you got them.
In less than 30 minutes, reproduce an authentic restaurant quality, low carb Pakistani Karahi chicken curry recipe at home in your Instant Pot! This is a classic roadside dish--but you can have it right in your own kitchen.
Instant Pot Pressure cooker Taiwanese 3 cup chicken is a fragrant, satisfying dish bursting with flavor. Garlic, ginger and basil fragrance combine with sesame oil, Shaoxing wine and soy sauce for an easy, traditional authentic dish that will have you begging for more.
At the risk of sounding conceited, had I been served this Low Carb French Garlic Chicken in a restaurant in Paris, I would not have complained. And of course, since it’s my recipe it’s stupid simple. It's also extremely popular amongst my readers.
This Pressure Cooker Low Carb Spicy Creamy Chicken Soup mixes together pantry ingredients for a last-minute homemade creamy chicken soup that’s simply bursting with flavor. Spicy, creamy, low carb, keto, gluten-free, and dairy-free.
Instant Pot Low carb sesame ginger chicken is very versatile. Eat it plain, over zoodles, with rice, or in a lovely crunchy salad. This recipe will also show you how to do pot in pot cooking.
This Indian-Chinese version of sweet corn and chicken soup is a fast, comforting meal that is kid-friendly while having plenty of flavor for the grown-ups.
Here’s a super easy, delicious and highly customizable creamy chicken soup recipe for your pressure cooker or instant pot that you can make with whatever you have in your pantry, freezer, or fridge. This is my “I have nothing in the house” soup.
I learned this dish from a lady in Mexico, so we can be sure it's authentic. This simple yet flavorful Instant Pot Mexican Chicken Pollo con Salsa Roja will add great pizzazz to your dinner table. It’s a great way to change up your chicken game!
Learn how to make this delicious homemade Instant Pot Low Carb Chicken Bratwurst with Cabbage for dinner. This easy chicken sausage recipe makes meatballs that are very mildly spiced but flavorful, and sure to be very kid-friendly.
One-step, one pot, and with less than 5 ingredients, and you’ve got some pretty authentic tasting Hainanese Chicken Rice from your pressure cooker. I do use a spice mix for this, but it’s the best of all the ones I’ve tried and it gives you a marvelous blend of ginger and other flavors.
Make an authentic Chicken Vindaloo in your Instant Pot or pressure cooker in minutes rather than hours! It’s easy to make, keto and gluten free. This one gets rave reviews!
This Slow Cooker Keto Thai Green Curry is a perfect, authentic Thai curry with chicken and vegetables. Makes a fragrant, aromatic dish that hits the spot. I tried it under pressure but it really just does better on the Instant Pot Slow cook function.
Here’s an easy, low carb, high protein Instant Pot Indian Chicken Curry that cooks in under 15 minutes in your Instant Pot. This is my favorite way to eat chicken curry.
Make easy, authentic Chicken Tikka Masala right at home in your Instant Pot or pressure cooker! It’s by far the easiest way to make Chicken Tikka Masala. And because it's my recipe, you know it's both authentic and stupid simple.
This soup is very poplar amongst my readers--try it and you will see why this Instant Pot chicken soup with poblanos really needs to be in your meal rotations.
This pressure cooker Chicken Enchilada Casserole is just perfect for a busy day! Put everything into the pressure cooker, and then broil the cheesy topping. This is my lazy way to make an Instant Pot Chicken Enchilada.
Instant Pot Chicken Tinga is a sweet, spicy and utterly delicious authentic Mexican dish. Use is as a filling for tacos, or eat it plain with some guacamole.
This easy Instant Pot Arroz Con Pollo recipe is a simple chicken and rice dish that is bound to make the whole family happy! And since it's got rice and chicken and veggies I'd call it a full meal and be done with it.
Dinners where you can cook everything in a single pot are one of my favorite things. This recipe for Instant Pot Kashmiri Yakhni Pulao is one of those recipes, and you’re going to love it. When you look at the pictures, this looks like just another chicken and rice dish, but it’s so much more flavorful than that!
This Instant Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup will be the easiest and best one you’ve had! Make an authentic Mexican Chicken Tortilla Soup in your Instant Pot! It's much faster than using traditional cooking methods!
Would you like something creamy, peanut-y, vegetable-y, and easy? If so, make this West African Groundnut or Peanut stew. It's a great Instant Pot Chicken recipe that's just a little different-but it tastes familiar thanks to the peanut butter.
This is the best Instant Pot Chicken Shawarma recipe you can make at home with just a few spice ingredients. Low carb, keto-friendly, Middle Eastern food made right in your pressure cooker!
Once you see how simple it is to make this Chicken Korma Recipe at home using your Instant Pot, you’ll be enjoying it a lot more often!
I’ve figured out how to make an authentic-tasting Chicken Biryani in the Instant Pot without dirtying every dish in the house. I’m so proud of myself!
This Spicy Corn Chicken Soup is a fast, comforting meal that is spicy, easily put together with what you have in the pantry, and guaranteed to wake up your taste buds. It's my favorite use for Rotel tomatoes!
This Thai Yellow Curry Soup provides a savory, comforting twist on regular chicken soup. It's a lovely, low carb dish that takes minimal effort to please the whole family.
This Chicken Curry Soup recipe reproduces the flavors of your favorite chicken curry without the use of any curry powder at all because, as you must know by now with my blog, curry powder is not really Indian. At all. But this Instant Pot soup is delicious and nourishing, and quite authentic tasting–even though I completely made it up.
If you want to make an Instant Pot chicken and mushroom recipe, but don’t want to use cream of mushroom soup, have I got just the thing for you! This super easy, very delicious, pour and cook, creamy chicken and mushrooms with garlic makes an elegant but family-friendly dinner
Yup, the recipe that changed the trajectory of my hobbies--and hopefully dinner time at your house. They don't call me the Butter Chicken Lady for nothing!
So if you think my only good Instant pot recipe is the Instant Pot Butter chicken, this list should put that thought to rest. I hope you will try some of these and realize that there are so many other recipes you could be trying–and enjoying–with very little effort, skill, or fuss.
Maybe someday I’ll just be known as the Instant Pot Chicken Lady 🙂 But until then, there’s this selection of recipes for you to enjoy.
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