Garlic Parmesan Chicken
Juicy chicken in a creamy garlic-parmesan sauce with chopped spinach for color and a punch of nutrition, on the table in less than 30 minutes.
Servings Prep Time
4-6people 0minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
4-6people 0minutes
Cook Time
  • 2tbsp butter
  • 1 onion(small), finely diced
  • 4 garlic clovesminced
  • 1/2cup chicken broth
  • 1 1/2lbs chicken thighsboneless and skinless
  • 1cup half and halfwarmed
  • 2tbsp flour
  • 1/2cup Parmesan cheesegrated
  • 3cups baby spinachchopped
  1. Add butter to the Instant Pot. Using the display panel select the SAUTE function.
  2. When butter is melted, add onion to the pot and saute until soft, 3-4 minutes. Add garlic and cook for 1-2 minutes more.
  3. Add broth to the pot and deglaze by using a wooden spoon to scrape the brown bits from the bottom of the pot.
  4. Add the chicken to the pot, then secure the lid, making sure the vent is closed.
  5. Using the display panel select the MANUAL function*. Use the +/- keys and program the Instant Pot for 5 minutes.
  6. When the time is up, let the pressure naturally release for 5 minutes, then quick-release the remaining pressure.
  7. Remove the chicken to a serving platter.
  8. Whisk the flour into the half and half until smooth. Stir into the pot along with the parmesan cheese. Cook and stir until thickened, about 3-4 minutes, returning to SAUTE mode as needed.
  9. Stir in the spinach and adjust seasonings.
  10. Serve sauce over the chicken, alongside noodles, zucchini zoodles, rice or vegetables.
Recipe Notes

*The MANUAL and PRESSURE COOK buttons are interchangeable.