15-Minute Pressure Cooker Recipe for Chicken and Potatoes

Avoid major kitchen messes with this easy pressure cooker recipe for a healthy meal.

A plate of 15-Minute Instant Pot chicken and potatoes for dinner.

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
Serves: 4


4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
2 lbs. baby red or gold potatoes
3 tbsp. olive oil
1 ½ tsp. salt
½ tsp. pepper
1 tsp. garlic powder
1 tsp. dried thyme
½ tsp. dried basil
½ tsp. dried oregano
2 tbsp. plus 2 tsp. dry ranch seasoning, divided
1 cup chicken broth
3 tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese


  1. In a large bowl, toss chicken and potatoes in olive oil, and then season with salt and pepper.
  2. Stir together garlic powder, thyme, basil, oregano, and 2 tablespoons of ranch seasoning. Sprinkle mix over the chicken and potatoes, tossing to distribute it as evenly as possible.
  3. Add chicken broth to the pressure cooker. Place chicken in the broth and top with potatoes.
  4. Place the lid on and in the locked position. Turn the vent to the sealed position.
  5. Set to “pressure cook” for 10 to 15 minutes.
  6. Once the cook time has finished, do a “quick release” by turning the vent to the venting position. Once float valve has dropped, remove the lid. Drain the pressure cooker or use a slotted spoon to remove the chicken and potatoes and transfer to a large platter.
  7. Sprinkle with the 2 teaspoons of ranch seasoning and Parmesan cheese. Garnish with chopped thyme or parsley, if desired.

Nutrition Facts (per Serving): Calories: 419kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 76mg | Sodium: 1290mg | Potassium: 1442mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 2g

Related: Healthy Spinach Stuffed Chicken

Reference: “Instant Pot Chicken and Potatoes.” Crème de la Crumb, 26 Oct. 2020, https://www.lecremedelacrumb.com/instant-pot-chicken-and-potatoes/#wprm-recipe-container-22284.

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