Whether the weather is cold, or you’re feeling under it (the weather, of course), comfort food is guaranteed to make you feel better, but if you thought the only quick fix was ice cream, think again! These comfort food instant pot chicken recipes are all wholesome, delicious, and reassuring, and because they’re cooked in an instant pot, each one is an easy dinner which can be made in a matter of minutes.
Instant Pot Chicken And Dumplings
Cold weather? Feeling poorly? Feeling down? Whatever your need for comfort food, this instant pot chicken and dumplings, with its cream and Italian seasoning, will provide it by the bowlful.
Easy Instant Pot Lemon Pepper Whole Chicken
Follow the 20-something minutes in the instant pot with a few minutes in the broiler, and this lemon pepper chicken will be flavorsome, zesty, and with a skin which is crisped to perfection.
Comforting Instant Pot Chicken And Rice
With just 12 minutes cooking time, this chicken and rice will provide an entire one-pot meal for six people, and there’s no need to make separate sides, because this dish has it all.
Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken Wings
With just butter, pepper sauce, and seasoning, you can make a whole pot of delicious buffalo chicken wings – slam them in the broiler after cooking for mouth-wateringly crispy skins.
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7-Ingredient Instant Pot Shredded Chicken Tacos
Chicken, chipotles, and crushed tomatoes are the main ingredients in this scrummy chicken taco recipe – just add garlic and seasoning, cook for 40 minutes, and then shred before stuffing those shells.
Soul-Satisfying Instant Pot Butter Chicken
Indian cuisine is not normally labelled as ‘fast food’, but with just 10 minutes cooking time, this instant pot recipe for butter chicken will change the way you dine forever.
The Best Instant Pot Chicken Noodle Soup
Chicken noodle soup is a cure all for all kinds of illnesses, and even if sickness strikes in the blink of an eye, this recipe takes just 40 minutes from start to finish.
Instant Pot Chicken In Creamy Tomato Sauce
Just one glance at this colorful dish will tell you just how creamy and buttery it is, and it won’t take hours to create because it cooks in an incredible 10 minutes!
Instant Pot Garlic Parmesan Chicken
You can serve this decadent garlic parmesan chicken with pasta, potatoes, or just a side of seasonal veg, but whatever you serve it with, it will go down a treat.
Honey Garlic Chicken
Honey, garlic, and soy sauce blend together beautifully in this recipe which also uses plump chicken thighs for delicious meat that will literally fall off the bone.
Instant Pot Chicken Biryani
Save on both cooking time and washing up with this instant pot chicken recipe which also includes rice and spices for a quick, easy, and wonderfully aromatic chicken biryani.
Instant Pot Chicken And Potatoes
The combination of ranch seasoning and parmesan will give this instant pot chicken and potato dish an incredibly flavorsome taste – the only extra dish you’ll have to make is the veg.
Instant Pot Chicken Alfredo
For a delicious dish which you don’t need to keep watch over, try this chicken Alfredo – even the pasta goes into the instant pot to soak up all the flavors.
Instant Pot Chicken Paprikash
Creamy and rich, this chicken paprikash needs only a simple side of pasta or dumplings to make an impressive and vibrant meal which tastes like it should be more difficult.
Chicken Stuffing Casserole
You only have to look at this dish to know it’s going to be true comfort food – tender pieces of fall-apart chicken, celery soup, and stuffing all combine to create a whole bowl of love.
Cajun Instant Pot Chicken And Rice
Rice dishes can be tricky to get right – they’re either mushy or undercooked. Using an instant pot eliminates that and gives perfectly cooked grains, as this colorful Cajun chicken recipe shows.
Instant Pot White Chicken Chili
This white chili chicken recipe can be made using fresh or frozen chicken breasts and the timings remain the same, which makes it perfect for last-minute meals right out of the freezer.
Instant Pot Chicken and Gravy
Chicken and gravy – now there’s comfort food if ever we saw it! Put the instant pot to good use and make this delicious feel-good dish which takes around 30 minutes to complete.
Instant Pot Chicken Taco Bowls
Do away with the shells on the next Taco Tuesday with this delicious and super-easy instant pot taco bowl recipe which uses rice, chicken, corn, and a can of black beans.
Instant Pot Crack Chicken
Crack chicken is not only delicious, but it’s versatile, too. Serve it with rice, potatoes, or just veg for a lighter meal, or pile it into a sub for a luxurious chicken sandwich.
Creamy Italian Chicken Breasts
A rich, creamy sauce goes beautifully with both chicken and pasta, which means this dish is doubly-delightful! Flavor with Italian seasoning, garlic, and pesto for a delicious taste of the Mediterranean.
Instant Pot Chicken Marsala
They’ll want to soak up every last drop of the rich and savory sauce which accompanies this chicken dish – made with marsala wine and cream, it’s totally delicious and ready in only 30 minutes.
East Instant Pot Chicken Ramen
Ramen might make you think of student days, but this version is healthy and full of flavor, and cooks in just 8 minutes for a more grown-up version of a teenage staple.
Instant Pot Bruschetta Chicken
The colors in this chicken bruschetta are incredible and taste as good as they look – tomatoes, basil, and parmesan cheese piled high on tender chicken, and served with crispy toasted bread.
Instant Pot Peanut Chicken
Create a beautifully exotic dish by combining chicken with peanuts in this instant pot recipe, and serve it on a bed of wilted spinach, with a sprinkling of chili peanut crunch on top.
Honey Mustard Chicken
Suitable for paleo followers, this honey mustard chicken can be made in just 30 minutes in the instant pot – swap the honey for dates and it’s Whole30-friendly, too.
Instant Pot Lemon Butter Chicken
With a lemon and garlic infused butter sauce, this chicken dish is comfort food at its best. It’s also keto-friendly and takes just 25 minutes from start to finish.
Instant Pot Chicken Rigatoni
You can either make your own marinara sauce or a store-bought version, but either way, this creamy one pot chicken pasta dish will be ready in an incredible seven minutes!
Instant Pot Teriyaki Chicken
Sweet and sticky is the perfect way for chicken to be served, and this Teryaki version hits all the right notes; using soy sauce and honey, it can be shredded or eaten whole.
Instant Pot Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole
Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole is rich, creamy, and made with pasta, ham, cheese, and cream, for a filling and tasty dish that takes less than 15 minutes to cook.
Both sweet and savory, Mongolian chicken uses a sesame oil, soy, and brown sugar sauce which is flavored with garlic and ginger, and is cooked to perfection in a mere 20 minutes.
Instant Pot Chicken Bacon Ranch Pasta
If comfort food means lashings of gooey, melted cheese, then this is the dish for you. Creamy and flavored with ranch seasoning, it can be sprinkled with crispy bacon for an even better treat.
Instant Pot Mediterranean Chicken and Rice Bowl
Wonderfully colorful and WW friendly, this instant pot Mediterranean chicken takes 30 minutes from prep to plate, and is topped with toasted pine nuts and basil for a healthy taste of the Med.
Instant Pot Chicken Cacciatore
You can use white wine or chicken broth to make this chicken cacciatore, which also includes tomatoes, peppers, and mushrooms – served with pasta – for a rich, satisfying mid-week meal.
Instant Pot Chicken Thighs with Risotto
Risotto can be notoriously hard to get right, not to mention labor intensive with all the stirring! Make things easy on yourself with this delicious version which needs no stirring at all.
Instant Pot Pressure Cooker Chicken Enchiladas
Using an instant pot makes these chicken enchiladas a cinch, because all the hard work takes place in the pot, then you just assemble the enchiladas and bake them in the oven.
Instant Pot Parmesan Chicken and Rice with Mushrooms
Comfort food tends to be tough on the waistline, but who cares when it’s as delicious and decadent as this parmesan chicken and rice, which includes butter, cheese, and also optional cream?
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