Instant Pot Chicken Parmigiana

A delicious, tender, flavorful chicken parmigiana. Topped with mozzarella cheese makes everyone mouths to water. Taste is out of the world.

Instant Pot Chicken Parmigiana
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Course: dinner, lunch
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: chicken breasts, Chicken Parmigiana, parmesan
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 5
  • 3 small chicken breasts cut in halves
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 4 tbsp all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup parmesan
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 1 1/2 cups breadcrumbs
  • 3 tbsp olive oil for frying
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 1/2 cups tomato passata
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 2 garlic cloves pressed
  • 2 tsp dried oregano
  • 2 mozzarella balls
  • Season chicken breasts with salt and pepper.
  • Take a bowl and mix flour with parmesan.
  • Dip each breast in flour and parmesan mixture.
  • Then place it in eggs mixture and coat with breadcrumbs.
  • Turn on the instant pot and select sauté.
  • Add oil in it, when oil is hot and in chicken breasts.
  • Cook until breadcrumbs turns brown on each side.
  • Do this in 2-3 batches.
  • When done, remove chicken from pot and press cancel.
  • Pour water in the instant pot and deglaze.
  • Add in tomato passata, sugar, oregano, garlic and mix well.
  • Place chicken breasts on the trivet and trivet in the instant pot.
  • Close the lid of the instant pot and set valve to sealing.
  • Set the instant pot to “Manual” at high pressure for 6 minutes, release the pressure manually through steam vent.
  • Open the lid of the instant pot.
  • Place slice of mozzarella on each chicken breast.
  • Close the lid again and let it sit for 2 minutes.
  • Open the lid, serve warm and enjoy.
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