Instant Pot Cola Chicken


A great recipe to use up the chicken for a super delicious dinner… This recipe creates a tender, tangy and tasty chicken dish for whole family.

Instant Pot Cola Chicken

One of the most popular and flavor-packed chicken dishes with a touch of coke! Succulent chunks of chicken are smothered in a richly seasoned sauce in a great way.
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cola Chicken
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 13 minutes
Total Time: 28 minutes
Servings: 6
Author: Corrie


  • 3 lb skinless chicken pieces
  • to taste Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon butter melted
  • 1 ¼ cups coke zero
  • ¾ cup tomato paste
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ cup onion chopped
  • 1 ½ tablespoon garlic minced
  • 3 tablespoon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon liquid smoke
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro chopped


  • Season the chicken with the salt and black pepper generously.
  • In the pot of Instant pot, place the chicken and butter and mix well.
  • In a bowl, add the remaining ingredients except the cilantro and mix well.
  • Place the cola mixture over the chicken evenly.
  • Secure the lid and turn to “Seal” position.
  • Cook on “Manual” with “High Pressure” for about 10 minutes.
  • Press “Cancel” and allow a natural release for about 15 minutes and then, do a quick release.
  • Remove the lid and select “Sauté”.
  • Cook for about 2-3 minutes or until desired thickness of gravy.
  • Press “Cancel” and serve hot with the garnishing of cilantro.


Calories: 319kcal Carbohydrates: 10g Protein: 51g Fat: 8g Saturated Fat: 2g Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g Monounsaturated Fat: 2g Trans Fat: 1g Cholesterol: 159mg Sodium: 555mg Potassium: 945mg Fiber: 2g Sugar: 5g Vitamin A: 864IU Vitamin C: 15mg Calcium: 67mg Iron: 4mg
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