Instant Pot Italian Rooster

Enjoy a saucy rooster recipe with simple steps and basic ingredients.  It can be served best with warm bread or tortilla.

5 from 1 vote

Instant Pot Italian Rooster

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword bell pepper, chopped hen, Italian Rooster
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 510 kcal


  • 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 lb chopped hen
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2 bell peppers
  • 2 garlic cloves chopped
  • 1 (16 oz.) can diced tomatoes in their juices
  • 2 tbsp vinegar
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • salt and pepepr to saeson


  1. Select “Sauté” function on the Instant Pot pressure cooker.

  2. Add oil and hen to the cooker and cook until golden brown.

  3. Transfer the hen to a plate and keep it aside.

  4. Add onions, garlic and bell peppers to the cooker.

  5. Sauté for 3 to 5 minutes then stir in all the remaining ingredients.

  6. Mix well and secure the lid.

  7. Cook on “Manual” function for 10 minutes at high pressure.

  8. Release the steam through quick pressure release.

  9. Remove the lid.

  10. Serve warm with pasta or noodles.

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