How To Make Perfect Instant Pot Chicken Breasts for Meal Prep

How To Make Perfect Instant Pot Chicken Breasts for Meal Prep

How To Make Perfect Instant Pot Chicken Breasts will save you time when you need Chopped or shredded chicken for a recipe like Chicken and Pasta Bake.   In about 20 minutes you have perfectly cooked chicken that you can shred and in another 5 minutes and it you can have shredded chicken for recipes like Easy Chicken Enchilada Recipe

How many times have you thought about dinner and realized you have frozen chicken breasts and not enough time to defrost and bake it before dinner time.  If you have an Instant Pot that you worries are over. 

How to Make Instant Pot Chicken Breasts 

How To Make Perfect Instant Pot Chicken Breasts for Meal Prep

We love that you can place frozen chicken breasts into the Instant pot and in about 20 minutes have moist chicken ready for any recipe you desire from BBQ Chicken Pizza to Pulled Chicken Sandwiches

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WEEKNIGHT MEAL PREP

 
How To Make Perfect Instant Pot Chicken Breasts for Meal Prep
 
Either way this chicken breast Instant Pot recipe is super easy to whip up at any time during the week.

TIPS FOR FROZEN CHICKEN INSTANT POT METHOD

  • Make sure Chicken Breasts are not frozen to each other 
  • Cook time for frozen chicken takes a little bit longer than thawed chicken, because it will take longer to get to steam stage. 
  • After chicken breast is done cooking, shred it, cut it, and add it to your favorite recipe. 

How To Make Perfect Instant Pot Chicken Breasts

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

Instant Pot Chicken Breast is the perfect solution for easy weeknight meal-prep You can make Instant Pot shredded chicken, Instant Pot cubed chicken, or Instant Pot frozen chicken breast! No more stressing you have frozen chicken breasts and dinner needs to be served in an hour.

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup Chicken Broth or water
  • 3-4 Chicken Breasts
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Layer everything in Instant Pot
  2. Close lid and set knob to seal
  3. Set to high pressure for 10 minutes if frozen or 7 minutes if thawed chicken.
  4. . Allow chicken to naturally release for 5 minutes Then do a quick release by moving the knob to vent
  5. Cut chicken or Shred chicken for desired recipe
Nutrition Information
Yield 3 cups Serving Size 1 cup chicken
Amount Per Serving Calories 269 Total Fat 6g Saturated Fat 2g Trans Fat 0g Unsaturated Fat 3g Cholesterol 138mg Sodium 528mg Carbohydrates 0g Fiber 0g Sugar 0g Protein 50g
All information and tools presented and written within this site are intended for informational purposes only. I am not a certified nutritionist and any nutritional information on stayingclosetohome.com should only be used as a general guideline.

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