How long do you cook boneless chicken breast in instant pot?

For perfectly juicy chicken breast: Cook the chicken on HIGH pressure for 10 minutes and quick release the pressure. Seal the cooker and make sure the pressure valve is closed. Set to HIGH pressure for 10 minutes. For fresh chicken, it will take about 10 minutes to come to pressure.

How many chicken breasts can you cook in an instant pot?

I typically cook 3 breasts at at time for my little family, which yields about 6 cups of shredded chicken. To cook more chicken breasts at once, layer the chicken side by side if frozen or stacked if fresh. Add 1 cup of water plus kosher salt and black peppercorns.

Do you need to add water to instant pot when cooking chicken?

Here’s the minimum amount of water based on your pressure cooker size: For 3-quart Instant Pot, you need to add at least 1 cup of water or other liquid. For 6-quart Instant Pot, you need to add at least 1 cup of water or other liquid. For 8-quart Instant Pot, you need to add at least 2 cups of water or other liquid.

How do I cook a 5 pound chicken breast in instant pot?

Season chicken breast generously with seasonings of choice and salt & pepper. Place chicken breast in the Instant Pot with broth. Place the lid on the Instant Pot, lock in place and turn the valve to sealing. Select the poultry setting and set the timer for 20 minutes.

How long do you cook 2 lbs of chicken in an instant pot?

How Long To Cook Chicken in a Pressure Cooker
Amount of Chicken Breast by WeightInstant Pot Cook Time
2 lb5 minutes
3 lb6 minutes
4 lb8 minutes
5 lb10 minutes
Jan 23, 2017