Prep Time: 5 minutes | Cook Time: 10 minutes | Total Time: 15 minutes | Servings: 2
A classic Italian dish that is easily made in an Instant Pot. Crispy, oven-baked chicken topped with marinara sauce and gooey cheese. This Chicken Parmesan is the easiest and quickest dinner idea that your whole family will love and enjoy!
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 large boneless, skinless chicken breasts
cracked black pepper
4 garlic cloves
1 1/2 c marinara sauce
1 tablespoon fresh minced basil
1 c shredded Mozzarella cheese
3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 tablespoon fresh minced basil
Step 1: Make 4 halves of chicken breasts by slicing large chicken breasts in half width-wise and season both sides with salt and pepper.
Step 2: On saute mode, allow an Instant Pot to heat through.
Step 3: Drizzle olive oil into the heated pot and add the chicken breasts.
Step 4: Cook the chicken breasts until they begin to brown. Flip and continue to cook the other side. Once done, remove the chicken from the pot.
Step 5: Add and saute the garlic until aromatic.
Step 6: Stir in the marinara sauce until well combined and allow the mixture to heat through before turning the saute off.
Step 7: Place the chicken back into the pot and in the middle of the sauce.
Step 8: Cover and seal the Instant Pot. Set to Pressure cook.
Step 9: Cook for about 3 minutes on low.
Step 10: When done, turn the pressure cooker off and carefully release the pressure on the quick release.
Step 11: Add on top of each chicken halves the Mozzarella cheese, Parmesan cheese, and some basil.
Step 12: Cover and allow the cheese to melt for about 4 to 5 minutes.
Step 13: Remove the lid and serve immediately. Enjoy!
Use 2 large chicken breasts and slice in half or 4 small chicken breasts that are not cut in half.
Calories: 700kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 78g | Fat: 36g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 232mg | Sodium: 1758mg | Potassium: 1723mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 1430IU | Vitamin C: 18.2mg | Calcium: 415mg | Iron: 3.3mg