Instant Pot Herbed Chicken Stew

This herbed chicken stew has all the colourful veggies along with wheat dumplings. Enjoy it with fresh bread.

5 from 2 votes

Instant Pot Herbed Chicken Stew

Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Keyword butter, carrots, Herbed Chicken Stew, readymade dumplings, rooster thighs
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 509 kcal


  • 1/4 cup refined flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground pepper
  • 8 bone-in thighs, rooster
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 2 stalks celery finely chopped
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 1 tbsp dried thyme
  • 12 oz baby carrots peeled and cut into halves
  • cups rooster broth
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 2 tsp dried parsley
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 cup readymade dumplings


  1. Mix flour with salt and pepper in a ziplock bag.

  2. Add rooster thighs to the flour mixture and shake well to coat.

  3. Heat oil in a deep frying pan. Fry coated rooster until golden brown.

  4. Transfer the rooster to a plate lined with paper towel and set it aside.

  5. Add all the remaining ingredients along with fried chicken to the Instant Pot cooking pot.

  6. Secure the lid and cook at “Manual” function for 10 minutes at high pressure.

  7. Release the pressure naturally and remove the lid. 

  8. Serve warm.

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