Healthy Instant Pot® Chicken Breasts

Healthy Instant Pot® Chicken Breasts These chicken breasts are quick and easy, juicy and tender, and are the perfect, simple chicken breasts. They can be diced, shredded or sliced, and used in salads, sandwiches, tacos, or anything needing an addition of cooked chicken.


Original recipe yields 2 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 5 mins

    COOK : 25 mins

    TOTAL : 5 mins

    SERVING : 2

    YIELD : 2 servings

  • Turn on a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot®) and select Saute function. Add olive oil and warm until hot. Add chicken breasts and cook until browned on both sides, 5 to 10 minutes. Season with salt and pour in water. Simmer for 1 minute while scraping browned bits off the bottom of the pot. Cancel Saute function. Close and lock the lid.

  • Select high pressure according to manufacturer’s instructions and set timer for 10 minutes. Allow 10 to 15 minutes for pressure to build.

  • Release pressure carefully using the quick-release method according to manufacturer’s instructions, about 5 minutes. Unlock and remove the lid.

Per Serving: 190 calories; protein 27.2g; fat 8.2g; cholesterol 68.4mg; sodium 277.1mg.