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Instant Pot chicken with creamy mushroom sauce served over mashed potatoes with a side of broccoli.

Instant Pot Chicken with Mushroom Sauce

This Instant Pot chicken is lightly breaded chicken breasts topped with a creamy and savory mushroom sauce. A quick and easy dinner option that the entire family will enjoy!
Course Main
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 338kcal
Author Sara Welch


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts approximately 1 1/4 lbs
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 12 ounces button mushrooms sliced
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 3/4 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley


  • Place the flour on a plate and add 1 teaspoon of salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Stir to combine.
  • Dredge each chicken breast in the flour mixture.
  • Turn the Instant Pot on, then select SAUTE mode and adjust the heat to MORE.
  • When the Instant Pot is hot, add the 2 tablespoons of olive oil.
  • Cook the chicken in a single layer for 3-4 minutes per side, or until browned. You may need to work in batches.
  • Remove the chicken from the pot and cover to keep warm.
  • Add the butter and mushrooms to the pot and cook for 3-4 minutes or until mushrooms have softened. Add the garlic and Italian seasoning, and cook for 30 seconds more. Season to taste with salt and pepper. 
  • Add the chicken breasts back to the pot along with the chicken broth.
  • Seal the pot and select Manual Pressure High for 10 minutes. 
  • When the cooking time has finished, carefully vent the pot to release the pressure.
  • Place the chicken on a serving plate and cover to keep warm.
  • Select SAUTE mode then adjust the heat to MORE. Add the cream to the pot and bring to a simmer. Cook for 4-5 minutes or until sauce has slightly thickened.
  • Pour the mushroom sauce over the chicken. Sprinkle with parsley, then serve.


Calories: 338kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 120mg | Sodium: 333mg | Potassium: 762mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 560IU | Vitamin C: 6.7mg | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 1.7mg