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How to Cook Frozen Chicken Breasts in Instant Pot

Cooking frozen chicken breasts is so simple. Just toss in a bag of frozen chicken breast, some seasoning and a little bit of liquid.
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Chicken
Cuisine: American
Keyword: how to cook frozen chicken breasts in Instant Pot
Servings: 8
Calories: 200kcal


  • Instant Pot Pressure Cooker


  • 3 lbs chicken breasts frozen boneless, skinless
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 tbsp garlic salt
  • 1 tbsp seasonings (optional, your choice)


  • Place 3 pound bag of chicken breasts into Instant Pot.
  • Pour 1 cup of chicken broth over chicken breasts.
  • Sprinkle seasonings evenly over chicken breasts.
  • Close lid and valve and cook on manual/Pressure Cook, high pressure for 20 minutes.
  • Quick release the steam by moving the valve to unsealing.
  • Remove chicken and shred. Store in quart or gallon size freezer bags to easily add to soups, salads and casseroles.



Calories: 200kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 109mg | Sodium: 1177mg | Potassium: 676mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 80IU | Vitamin C: 4.1mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 1.4mg