Chicken is the blank canvas of the protein world. Ultra versatile, easy to find, and ready to spice however you like, you can use chicken in a wide range of healthy recipes. Add the Instant Pot to the mix, and even frozen chicken becomes an option. Bookmark my handy guide to Instant Pot Chicken (which covers how to cook Instant Pot chicken thighs and Instant Pot chicken breast frozen and fresh), then come on back to peruse these eight healthy Instant Pot chicken recipes. They’ve received glowing reviews from friends and readers alike. I hope you find a new favorite to add to your dinner rotation!
Our Most Popular Healthy Instant Pot Chicken Recipes
Instant Pot Teriyaki Chicken. Sweet, sticky, and simple, this dish is a wholesome twist on the takeout favorite!
“This recipe is absolutely perfect. Everyone with an Instant Pot should try it! Thank you!” —Angie
Instant Pot Mexican Casserole. Yields a lot, feeds a crowd, and reheats beautifully!
“Okay—I am new to the IP and loved this recipe! I made it as directed in my 6-quart pot and it turned out perfectly.” —Sarah
Instant Pot Chicken Noodle Soup. The classic winter warmup gets an Instant Pot update! Chock full of tender chicken, veggies, and whole grain noodles.
“I made this soup and it was delicious! The hubby and kids loved it, too! Looking forward to trying another of your recipes!” —Latisha
Instant Pot Chicken Mole. A tasty mole with complex flavor that doesn’t take all day! Easy, delicious, and perfect for piling into tacos, over rice, or atop nachos.
“Your recipe was delicious. It was the best and easiest to make chicken mole sauce I’ve made at home so far.” —Hillary
Instant Pot Butter Chicken. EASY, healthy, and made with ingredients you can find at any grocery store. With extra veggies added, it’s a tasty one-pot meal!
“Amazing dish—my family loved it! We will make this over and over with cheers and seconds. Thank you!” —Christie
Golden Instant Pot Chicken and Rice. This healthy one-pan rice dish is cooked in creamy coconut milk along with juicy chicken, fresh veggies, and golden spices. A dinnertime favorite!
“We made this for dinner tonight, exactly like the recipe directs and it was FANTASTIC. Thank you for this wonderful dish!!!” —Susan
Instant Pot Chicken Tikka Masala. Creamy curry with warm spices and brown rice. A favorite Indian dish simplified with ingredients you can find at the grocery store.
“OMG this was the best tikka masala I’ve ever made! Almost better than my favorite local Indian restaurant’s!” —Lizzy
Instant Pot Shredded Chicken Tacos. So juicy and flavorful! We love this in tacos, but it can also be used in burrito bowls or nachos.
“This has become a complete staple at our house! It’s so easy and moist and has a ton of flavor. Thank you!!” —Jolene
For more, be sure to check out my full collection of healthy Instant Pot recipes. If you have any favorites of your own, I’d love to hear about them in the comments section below too. Happy Instant Pot-ing!