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20+ Instant Pot Frozen Chicken Recipes for Tasty Last-Minute Meals

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Oh no! I forgot to thaw the chicken for supper! Sound familiar? This Instant Pot Frozen Chicken Recipes collection will save you! This is a collection of delicious meals that you can pull together at the very last minute and save your night. Perfect for those really busy evenings. Included are recipes for: BBQ chicken thighs, buffalo chicken, noodle casseroles, soups, Mexican chicken recipes and more!

We all need this collection of Instant Pot Frozen Chicken Recipes! These simple recipes will absolutely save supper when time is tight. Meal prep in minutes with very little planning.

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You know those nights that go off the rails with too much going on? Or something unexpectedly throws your careful plan for a loop?

These cook from frozen Instant Pot meals will save your sanity.

Of course, the very best thing to do is plan your meals ahead. We mostly do this – especially with the essential first step to meal planning done.

But sometimes life has a different plan for our evening. Life just wants to show us exactly who is in the driver’s seat of our train. A work meeting runs late. There’s lousy traffic. Kid’s activities overlap.

Or, also quite likely, we just plain forget to thaw the chicken we needed for that meal. This happens to the best of plans.

Our recent recipe for Instant Pot Frozen Chicken Teriyaki has been a huge hit! Sure it’s really easy and tasty – but I suspect one of the reasons people are drawn to it in droves is that it requires no planning or fuss. You just yank those breasts out of the freezer and get going. (Tell me you’re more mature than I am and am not giggling about that last sentence. You’re not?)

So with that in mind, we’ve collected tasty and easy Instant Pot frozen chicken breast recipes and also recipes for Instant Pot frozen chicken thighs. Pin this post and keep these recipes handy!

New! We also have a collection of Recipes for Frozen Meats in Instant Pot!

Can you put frozen chicken in Instant Pot?

Instant Pot frozen chicken breast

Yes! You can put frozen chicken in an Instant Pot. In fact, it’s a major time saver and with a great recipe it can be delicious! We’ve got so many tested and tasty Instant Pot Frozen Chicken Recipes for you here.

How long does frozen chicken go in the Instant Pot?

When figuring out how long frozen chicken needs to cook in the Instant Pot you will first need to consider the cut of your chicken.

A frozen whole chicken will take longer than frozen chicken breasts because of the thickness. You don’t want an undercooked center!

Generally speaking frozen chicken breasts will cook at high pressure in about 15 minutes – depending on thickness.

You’ll know they’re cooked when they reach an internal temperature of over 165F. Don’t forget the liquid – it’s essential to pressure cooking.

How do you cook frozen meat in an Instant Pot?

The method and length of time to cook frozen meat in an Instant Pot depends on a number of factors – but especially the size and cut of the meat.

A larger cut will be more dense and require a longer cook time. A smaller cut will be quicker.

The amount of liquid you use in your Instant Pot matters too! The best way to know how to cook frozen meat in an Instant Pot is to start with a great recipe like one of these tried and true ones: Easy, Fast & Tasty Recipes For Frozen Meats in Instant Pot

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Instant Pot Frozen Chicken Recipes

1. Instant Pot Frozen Chicken Breast with Sauce

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Instant Pot Honey Teriyaki Chicken (from frozen chicken breast) by Us!

2. Instant Pot Frozen Chicken Recipes with Pasta

3. Instant Pot Frozen Chicken Recipes with Rice

4. Instant Pot Frozen Chicken One Pot Meal

5. Simple Staple Frozen Instant Pot Chicken Recipes

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