Get out of a weeknight recipe rut with this im-pasta-bly easy Chicken Parmesan Pasta! This dump-and-go Instant Pot recipe is simple, delicious, and comes together in record time with gluten-free pasta, chicken, pork rinds, Primal Kitchen Tomato Basil Sauce, and a handy-dandy Instant Pot.
Instant Pot Chicken Parmesan Recipe
Make this family-friendly, Italian-inspired comfort food classic in just a few simple steps.
Time: 10 minutes
Instant Pot Chicken Parmesan Pasta
This one-pot dinner is an instant (pot) classic!
Add olive oil, chicken, salt, garlic powder, sauce, water, and penne to the instant pot.
Pressure cook on high for 4-5 minutes.
Use the quick release to release the steam.
Remove the chicken from the pot, and cut it into bite-size pieces and set aside.
Add in the Italian blend cheese and stir.
Add the chicken back into the pot, mix, and top with pork rinds to taste. For a vegetarian option, omit the chicken, and swap pork rinds for bread crumbs.
Nutrition information calculated using Cronometer.
Calories 900, Carbs 75 grams, Protein 76 grams, Fat 36 grams
How to Make Chicken Parmesan Pasta
Dump and bake recipes are as simple as they sound! Even though there’s no “baking” in this recipe, using a pressure cooker to create this meal means there are minimal steps to bringing this dish from kitchen to table.
How to Cook Pasta in Instant Pot
A watched pot never boils...but an instant pot can make pasta in half the time! Skip boiling salted water or the overflowing saucepan and make pasta in your instant pot. After adding your pasta and water to the pot, cook on high for 5 minutes, and then use the steam release function, allowing all steam to be released before opening. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions to meet all safety requirements.
How to Cook Chicken In Instant Pot
Making chicken in an instant pot is ideal for meal prep: it’s simple, it’s fast, and it’ll last in the fridge for about 4 days. Frozen chicken needs more time to cook than fresh chicken (about an extra 5-10 minutes, depending on your Instant Pot’s settings). Use a thermometer to check the internal temperature is at 160 degrees just to be safe.
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