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Instant Pot Frozen Chicken Breasts

Instant Pot Frozen Chicken Breasts

Instant Pot frozen chicken breast makes is a quick cooking hack for shredded chicken. Ready in less than 30 minutes, perfect for meal planning throughout the week.
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Course: Main Dishes
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Pressurize and Cook Time: 24 minutes
Total Time: 26 minutes
Servings: 6 Servings
Author: Tiffany


  • 2 pounds Frozen Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • 1 cup Reduced-Sodium Chicken Broth, or water
  • 1 teaspoon Seasoning Salt
  • ½ teaspoon Black Pepper


  • Add chicken broth, frozen chicken breasts, seasoning salt, and pepper to the Instant Pot.
  • Close the lid and set the vent to seal. Set the Manual setting to 12 minutes for tender cooked chicken. For shreddable chicken, set to 25 minutes.
  • Once the timer goes off, quick release the vent and remove the lid.
  • For shredded chicken, use two forks or bear claws to shred.

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Calories: 179 kcalCarbohydrates: 1 gProtein: 33 gFat: 4 gSaturated Fat: 1 gTrans Fat: 1 gCholesterol: 97 mgSodium: 575 mgFiber: 1 gSugar: 1 g