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Pressure Cooker Chicken Thighs

Save your weeknight dinner with these easy pressure cooker chicken thighs!

Pressure Cooker Chicken Thighs
Pressure Cooker Chicken Thighs
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Need a delicious dinner fast? These pressure cooker chicken thighs are coming to the rescue.

Easy to make, and super versatile, this recipe will please just about everyone in your house.

If you're someone who already loves their Instant Pot or pressure cooker, then you won't be surprised at how easy this dinner is to make. But if you're new to this appliance, we're sure that this recipe will make you a believer!

All you have to do is season some chicken thighs, brown them in your Instant Pot, and then relax for 10 minutes while they cook to juicy perfection. Serve them with a side of rice, potatoes, veggies, or anything else you like.

These pressure cooker chicken thighs are your new weeknight hero.


Preparation Time5 min

Cooking Time30 min


  • 6 chicken thighs
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup water

Instant Pot Chicken Thighs Recipe


  1. Lay the chicken thighs out on a cutting board and season with salt, pepper, cayenne, and garlic powder.

  2. Turn the Instant Pot on Sauté.  When the display reads "hot" add 1 tablespoon of the oil.  Brown the chicken thighs on both sides in batches adding additional oil as needed.

  3. Once all the chicken is browned, return it to the pot and add the water.

  4. Close the lid of your Instant Pot. Set cooking time for 10 minutes.

  5. When the Instant Pot is finished cooking, let sit for a 10-minute natural pressure release, then release the rest of the pressure with a quick release.

  6. Remove the chicken from the pot and serve.

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