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5 from 2 votes

Instant Pot Chicken and Broccoli

Course Main Course
Cuisine international
Keyword broccoli, chicken breast, Dinner Mussels, lunch, soy sauce
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 160kcal


  • 1 lb chicken breasts skinless and boneless
  • 1/2 cup onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic chopped
  • 2/3 cup chicken stock
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 3 cups broccoli florets fresh or frozen, but thawed
  • 1/2 tbsp cornstarch
  • Olive oil as desired, but not more than 2 tbsp
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Cut the chicken into bite-size pieces. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Set Instant pot to Saute and add olive oil.
  • Add onion and cook on "saute" for a few minutes until almost caramelized.
  • Add garlic and cook for 1 more minute.
  • Add chicken and toss to coat with oil. Pour in the stock.
  • Close the lid and cook at high pressure for 7 minutes.
  • Once done, do a quick pressure release and open the lid.
  • In a cup, combine cornstarch with 1/2 cup of cooking liquid and make a slurry.
  • On the Instant Pot, press "saute" and pour the slurry over the chicken while stirring well.
  • Add broccoli and close the Instant pot. Let the broccoli for 5-6 minutes on saute. (NO need for pressure cooking).
  • Open the lid, mix a bit and serve :]


Calories: 160kcal