Instant Pot Whole Chicken
Recipe type: Main Dish
Prep time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 6-8
Delicious, moist whole chicken cooked in the Instant Pot!
  • 1 whole chicken with the innards removed
  • 2-3 T of melted butter
  • 1 lemon cut in half
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 1 onion, quartered
  • Seasoning of choice
  1. Place trivet in the Instant Pot
  2. Pour 1 cup water into the bottom of the Instant Pot
  3. Rub melted butter over chicken.
  4. Stuff chicken with lemon, garlic, and onion.
  5. Season the outside of the chicken liberally with your seasoning of choice.
  6. Place chicken in the Instant Pot, and close the lid.
  7. Set on high pressure for 7 minutes per lb.
  8. Once cooking time is finished, allow pressure to release naturally for 15-20 minutes.
  9. Remove chicken from the Instant Pot, place it on a cookie sheet, and broil it for a few minutes until brown.
  10. Enjoy!
Recipe by Heavenly Homemakers at