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white chicken spaghetti

Instant Pot White Chicken Spaghetti

This Instant Pot white chicken spaghetti recipe is perfect for something a bit different. You will love the cheesy goodness this easy pressure cooker recipe brings to the table.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 23 minutes
Servings 4
Author A Mom's Impression


  • 1 lb chicken breast cubed
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon basil
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 8 ounces sliced mushrooms optional
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 8 ounces thin spaghetti pasta uncooked
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 4 ounces cream cheese cubed
  • 1 cup half & half
  • optional: 2 tablespoons corn starch mixed with 1/4 cup cold water to thicken the sauce


  1. Add chicken, oil, onion, and garlic to the instant pot. Sautee until chicken is browned. Add spices and mix well.
  2. Stir in mushrooms, broth, and pasta. You may have to break pasta in half as you'll want it to be covered with the liquid. Mix well
  3. Place the lid on the Instant Pot and seal it. Close the pressure release valve. Set the Instant Pot to manual 8 minutes (high). When cooking cycle is complete, quick release the steam and open the lid.

  4. Carefully stir in butter and cream cheese until melted. Add cream and stir well.
  5. The Mixture will continue to thicken as it cools, or, if desired, add cornstarch mixture and return the pot to saute until spaghetti boils and begins to thicken.

Recipe Notes

*Note: Cooking time does not include time it takes for pressure cooker to come to pressure.