Italian Chicken & Potatoes in an Instant Pot
Instant pot chicken and potatoes with Italian flavors.
- 2 Tbsp butter divided
- 1 Tbsp ranch seasoning can use more to taste
- 1.5 lb chicken I use boneless, skinless breasts
- 3 T chopped bacon optional
- 1 clove garlic minced
- 1 lb baby potatoes rinsed
- 1/2 c cream or half-and-half
- 2 tsp cornstarch
- 2 Tbsp parmesan cheese grated
Set instant pot to saute.
Melt 1T butter in pot
Rub chicken with Ranch seasoning
Add chicken to pot, cooking on both sides until brown - remove from pot then set aside.
Melt remaining butter in Instant Pot
Brown bacon (if desired) and garlic
Add chicken stock
Scrape bottom of pot to remove browned bits. Switch off instant pot.
Add chicken and potatoes to pot
Close lid. Set valve to "sealing," choose "pressure cook" or "manual." Set timer for 10 minutes.
After timer ends, do 10 minute natural pressure release (switch off pot and leave it alone)
Open pot and remove chicken & potatoes
Combine cream and cornstarch to make slurry
Whisk into sauce in pot
Set pot to "saute"
Stir sauce constantly and simmer until thickened
Switch off instant pot. Stir in Parmesan cheese. Season with salt and pepper to taste.