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Instant Pot Whole Chicken

This Instant Pot recipe can help you easily make juicy delicious Whole Chicken at home.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword boneless chicken, easy chicken
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 430 kcal
Author Noor


  • 1 medium-sized whole¬†chicken
  • 1 minced green onion
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 2-3 cups water or chicken broth
  • 1 tbsp cooking wine
  • 1 minced piece of ginger
  • 2 tsp soy sauce
  • 2 tsp salt


  1. Season the chicken thoroughly with salt and sugar.

  2. Sprinkle 1 teaspoon of salt into the bottom of the instant pot.

  3. Pour the wine, water or broth and soy sauce into the cooker, and add the chicken.

  4. Choose POULTRY and cook on HIGH pressure for 15 minutes.

  5. When time is up, flip the chicken, and push POULTRY again.

  6. Let the pressure come down naturally before opening the cooker.

  7. Serve chicken pieces with green onion on top and any side dishes you would like.