Instant Pot Lemon Chicken

May 22, 2022

Instant Pot Lemon Chicken (Recipe)


✅ 5 to 6 boneless skinless chicken thighs

✅ 1 lemon zested and juiced

✅ 3 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil

✅ 1/2 teaspoon salt

✅ 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

✅ 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
✅ 2 teaspoons minced garlic

✅ 1 cup chicken stock


1️⃣ Start by trimming fat off the chicken thighs.

2️⃣ In a small bowl, mix 2 teaspoons of olive oil, lemon zest, garlic, seasoning and rub on chicken.

3️⃣ Heat up oil in the Instant Pot on saute setting (set to normal).

4️⃣ Brown chicken on both sides. It won't be cooked through. Set on a plate.

5️⃣ Add half chicken stock to the Instant Pot. Scrape any cooked-on bits from the bottom of the pot. Add remaining stock and lemon juice.

6️⃣ Place trivet in the pressure cooker and arrange chicken on top.

7️⃣ Close the lid, switch the pressure valve to "sealing" position (newer models do it on their own). Press “manual” or “pressure cook” setting and set timer to 7 minutes. Make sure the IP is set to cook at HIGH pressure.


Servings : 5
Ready in : 7 Minutes
Course : Dinner, Lunch, Main Dish
Recipe Type : Instant pot
Calories: 199kcal

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