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Instant Pot Creamy Chicken being served for dinner.

Instant Pot Creamy Chicken

Made of simple, wholesome ingredients, this Instant Pot Creamy Chicken is comfort food at it's best. Tender chicken, tomatoes and Italian Seasoning are blended together with a creamy sauce  in your Pressure Cooker. 
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Chicken, instant pot, pressure cooker
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 213kcal


  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1/3 cup half and half
  • 1 small tomato chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch dissolved in 2 tablespoons cold water


  • Add chicken breast and broth to the instant pot. Sprinkle with spices. Place the lid on the instant pot and seal shut. Close the pressure release valve. Set to manual, high pressure for 8 minutes. When cooking cycle is complete, let pressure release naturally for 5 minutes. Carefully open pot. Remove chicken and set aside (keep warm).
  • Add half and half, tomatoes, basil and cornstarch slurry to pot and set to saute. Mix continuously until mixture begins to bubble and thicken. Remove from heat.
  • Slice chicken and pour sauce on top before serving.