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Instant Pot Chicken Parmesan

Instant Pot Chicken Parmesan is an easy and fast way to make a Chicken Parmesan recipe! Just a few ingredients and dinner is ready in under 30 minutes.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time25 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 171kcal
Author: Dorothy Kern
Cost: $9


  • Pressure Cooker


  • 1 pound chicken breasts (about 4 breasts)
  • 24 ounces pasta sauce or 1 jar
  • 2 cloves garlic pressed or minced
  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese shredded
  • Pasta for serving


  • Add pasta sauce to the instant pot liner. Stir in garlic and pepper flakes.
  • Place chicken breastss in the bottom of your instant pot liner. If they're really thick, pound them uniform in size.
  • Close and lock the instant pot lid. Make sure the release valve is closed. Set the pressure to high for 10 minutes. Let come to pressure, cook for 10 minutes, then do a natural release for 10 minutes.
  • Release any steam and unlock the lid. Add cheese to the top of each chicken breast. Close the lid and set the pressure cooker to warm or saute on low. Keep the lid on, checking after a few minutes, until the cheese is melted.
  • Serve with pasta or vegetables.


Calories: 171kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 63mg | Sodium: 800mg | Potassium: 669mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 665IU | Vitamin C: 9.2mg | Calcium: 115mg | Iron: 1.5mg