Instant Pot Peri Peri Chicken

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4.63 from 35 votes
Prep: 7 minutes
Cook: 23 minutes
Total: 30 minutes

This delicious instant pot recipes chicken is a crowd pleaser!

If I haven’t told you enough I love easy instant pot recipes. Peri Peri chicken has become a real flavorful entree in my house. It is such a simple chicken instant pot recipe and marinade that we could eat it every night!

Peri Peri chicken is actually a flavor that comes from Portugal and it is truly incredible! Cooking this pressure cooker chicken breast will become your new hit dish of the summer. The chicken breasts come out tender, juicy, and packing a punch! Don’t worry if you are new to using the instant pot this recipe is totally uncomplicated and you have to check out my other instant pot recipe beginners here.

Delicious Instant Pot Chicken Recipes

This recipe for Peri Peri Chicken has hands down an unmistakable instant pot chicken recipes flavor. If you like a little kick with medium heat when it comes to your instant pot chicken recipes this one has it! Seasoned with unique house blend seasoning and cooked up easy inside the instant pot with delightful citrus flavors along with salt, white pepper, black pepper, paprika, garlic, and red pepper flakes this peri peri chicken is unlike any other pressure cooker chicken breast.

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Instant pot chicken breast recipes are the easiest you will ever make, and this Peri Peri chicken recipe will make your taste buds sing. My family loves it, and it is easy enough with the instant pot and stack and cook insert that you could easily double the batch to enjoy the flavor of Peri Peri chicken in multiple meals.

The instant pot is a great go to for a quick dinner and let me tell you this instant pot recipes chicken is so robust and takes dinner totally out of the ordinary!

Perfect Pressure Cooker Chicken Breast

The flavor combinations of heat and citrus combine to make the perfect pressure cooker chicken breast. You always have the option to kick up the heat and also use your favorite chicken pieces. The seasonings of this pressure cooker chicken breast are easily combined and perfect on any chicken!

I love the flair of this dish and the simplicity. You will very little time prepping this instant pot recipes chicken but rave over the flavor for a long time!

How to Make Easy Instant Pot Recipes with Chicken

This instant pot recipes chicken begins with a liberal coating of house blend seasoning. Then drop it in the slow cooker and top with a mixture of citrus, paprika, garlic, and of course red pepper flakes. Then let the instant pot do the work. The results are phenomenal!

Whipping up a good portion of pressure cooker chicken breast is quick, easy, and downright tasty!

Instant Pot Peri Peri Chicken

Whipping up this super easy instant pot peri peri chicken will please the crowd you are feeding. The cooking instructions are so easy to accomplish, with completely easy ingredients. I am just in love with the way this pressure cooker chicken breast turned out. Bursting with flavor, spice, and cooked up in no time in the instant pot,  peri peri chicken will be on your dinner menu all the time. Seriously!

Tips for Making Instant Pot Recipes Chicken

Mild or spicy this instant pot recipes chicken is loaded with flair and simple to accomplish!

  • Use chicken breast or a variety of chicken pieces, whatever works for you!
  • If you like it extra spicy taste kick up the red pepper flakes and cayenne. 
  • Serve it up with a side of rice, grilled bell peppers, with a cool salad to cut the heat, or even shredded in a tortilla with a red bell pepper and onion!

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4.63 from 35 votes

Instant Pot Peri Peri Chicken

Yield: 4 servings
Prep: 7 minutes
Cook: 23 minutes
Total: 30 minutes
This delicious instant pot recipes chicken is a crowd pleaser!
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Ingredients

  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  • 1 teaspoon House Seasoning Blend
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced
  • 1 orange, juiced
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped

Instructions

  • Season both sides of the chicken with House Seasoning Blend.
  • Place chicken in pressure cooker.
  • Mix together, chicken broth, lemon juice and zest, orange juice, olive oil, garlic, paprika, dried oregano and red pepper flakes.
  • Pour mixture over chicken.
  • Cook on manual setting/high pressure for 13 minutes.
  • Allow to naturally release for 5 minutes, the quick release any remaining pressure.
  • Remove chicken from pot and set pot to "saute".
  • Saute for 5 minutes to reduce sauce.
  • Place chicken on serving platter and drizzle with reduced sauce; Garnish with chopped parsley.

Expert Tips

  • Use chicken breast or a variety of chicken pieces, whatever works for you!
  • If you like it extra spicy kick up the red pepper flakes.
  • Serve it up with a side of rice, with a cool salad to cut the heat, or even shredded in a tortilla!

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 300kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 71mg | Sodium: 643mg | Potassium: 552mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 725IU | Vitamin C: 33.7mg | Calcium: 38mg | Iron: 1.3mg
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Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Portuguese
Keyword: chicken, instant pot, pressure cooker

7 thoughts on “Instant Pot Peri Peri Chicken”

  1. Just made this for my husband and I and it was amazing. Really tasty sauce and so easy to put together. I would really recommend it to anyone.

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  2. It doesn’t seem like there is enough liquid in here to come to pressure. My 8 qt requires a cup and a half and even a 6qt needs a cup of liquid. How does this work?

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    • You are correct…there was an ingredient omitted. You need to 1/2 cup of chicken stock. The recipe is now updated. Thank you for bringing it to my attention.

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