Juiciest Pressure Cooker Chicken Thighs Recipe

Juiciest Pressure Cooker Chicken Thighs

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  • Author: Laura
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 8 minutes
  • Total Time: 18 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


Looking for Juiciest Pressure Cooker Chicken Thighs Recipe? Then you are in luck. These pressure cooker chicken thighs are so tender and juicy, you will want to make them everynight.



  • 6 Boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 1 tbsp. Olive oil
  • 1 tsp Paprika
  • 1 tsp Garlic powder
  • 1 tsp Dried oregano
  • ½ tsp Onion powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Place the olive oil into the Instant Pot, and set it to the saute function.
  2. Mix together all of the seasonings in a small bowl, and sprinkle over the chicken thighs on both sides.
  3. Once heated, add the chicken thighs to the Instant Pot, and sear on both sides for 3-4 minutes each.
  4. Remove the chicken from the Instant Pot, and add 1 cup of water to the pot. Turn the Instant Pot off, and scrape the bottom of the pot to get any browned bits of chicken up.
  5. Place the chicken back into the Instant Pot, close the lid and make sure that the release valve is set to sealing.
  6. Set the Instant Pot to manually cook for 8 minutes on high.
  7. Once it is done cooking, allow the Instant Pot to naturally release for 5 minutes, before moving the release valve to the venting position to allow any additional pressure to release.

  • Category: dinner
  • Method: pressure cooker
  • Cuisine: american

Keywords: pressure cooker chicken thighs