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4.86 from 7 votes

Pressure Cooker Chicken Recipe

Pressure cooker chicken makes for incredibly tender and flavorful chicken in minutes! A quick and easy chicken recipe perfect for the beginner pressure cooker or the expert!
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken, instant pot recipe, pressure cooker
Servings: 4
Calories: 2kcal
Author: Robyn Stone | Add a Pinch


  • 4 (6 to 8-ounce) boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup water


  • Arrange chicken breasts in pressure cooker. Add water. Seal the lid and cook under high pressure for 8 minutes. Use quick release once chicken has cooked. Test for doneness by pricking chicken with a sharp knife for the juices to run clear.
  • If cooking from frozen, cook for 10 minutes under high pressure and use the quick release method.


Calories: 2kcal | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 2mg