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Easy Chicken Breast Recipe

Easy Chicken Breast

Instant Pot Staff
Prep Time 1 min
Cook Time 8 mins
Total Time 9 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine British
Servings 4 servings

Equipment

  • Instant Pot Multi Pressure Cooker

Ingredients
  

  • 5 chicken breasts
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 cup water or chicken broth

Instructions
 

  • Season chicken breasts with salt and pepper add any additional seasoning to your liking.
  • Pour water or chicken broth into inner pot.
  • Place chicken breasts in liquid or on trivet.
  • Option 1 Fresh Chicken Press Pressure Cook/Manual and use +/- buttons to set for 8 minutes. Once the cooking time is complete, set the steam release to “venting” for Quick Release.
  • If a crispier finish is preferred, you can swap out the pressure cooker lid for an Air Fryer Lid and cook for 1 minute, or sauté for 1 minute on each side.
  • Option 2 Shredded Chicken Press Pressure Cook/Manual and use +/- buttons to set for 10 minutes. Once the time is complete, set the steam release to “venting” for Quick Release. Drain the liquid and shred chicken breasts with forks.
  • Option 3 Frozen Chicken Breast Press Pressure Cook/Manual and use +/- buttons to set for 12 minutes. Once the cooking time is complete, set the steam release to “venting” for Quick Release. If a crispier finish is preferred, you can swap out the pressure cooker lid for an Air Fryer Lid and cook for 1 minute, or sauté for 1 minute on each side.
Keyword Chicken, Instant Pot