Instant Pot Frozen  Chicken Breast

By cooking frozen chicken breast in Instant Pot, you will never be stuck wondering what is for dinner because you forgot to thaw chicken in the morning! Easy, healthy and juicy chicken breast in 25 minutes. The result is always amazing juicy, tender and flavorful chicken that can be used for a variety of dishes.

2-3 lbs. frozen chicken breast Water

Ingredients You Need

To the Instant Pot, add water and place trivet inside.


Lay frozen chicken breasts in a single layer. Make sure they are separated.


Sprinkle with spices if using any. Toss to coat evenly with tongs or hands.


Close lid, set pressure vent to Sealing and Pressure Cook on High 15 - 18 min. Under 2.5" thick in the thickest part – 15 min. Over 2.5" – 18 min.


After 15-18 minutes your chicken is ready, Instant Pot will beep and display will say OFF. Wait 5 minutes to allow chicken to rest.


Quick Release by turning sealing valve to Venting position. Open lid and your chicken breasts are ready for meal prep, casseroles, and salads.



Refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 5 days. Freeze completely cooked up to 3 months.

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