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Instant Pot Pepperoni Chicken

Delightful pizza flavors in this chicken!
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time6 minutes
Servings - 4 servings


  • 4 small boneless chicken breasts
  • 12 oz pizza sauce
  • 20 pepperonis
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Salt and pepper
  • Garnish: grated Parmesan cheese
  • Side: pasta
  • Side: veggies


  • Add 1 cup water to the base of the instant pot insert.
  • Then add the chicken, pizza sauce and pepperonis over top of the chicken and sauce.
  • Set on Manual, High for 15 minutes.
  • If cooking from frozen, set on Manual, High for 22 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through.
  • Quick release the vent and then check to make sure it's done. If it's not done, run it for another 2-3 minutes.
  • Keep it on warm mode, add the shredded mozzarella cheese right onto each piece of chicken and let melt while on warm mode.
  • Use a slotted spoon to remove the chicken and drain the juices from the slow cooker. Garnish with grated Parmesan cheese.
  • Cook the pasta as directed.
  • Prepare veggies.
  • Serve Instant Pot Pepperoni Chicken over pasta rice with veggies.