Instant Pot Whole Chicken

  • One small chicken – about 4 pounds
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Garlic powder
  • Onion powder
  1. Sprinkle all sides of the chicken with salt, pepper, garlic powder and onion powder.
  2. Turn on the sauté setting and add in the oil. When the oil heats up, place the chicken in breast-down and brown and then turn on each side and brown each side.
  3. Lock the lid into place and set the valve to “sealing.” Select “Poultry” and then set the to high. Set the time to 20 minutes.
  4. When the 20 minutes is up do a quick release (QR). Turn the chicken over and then cook for another 15 minutes on poultry setting on high pressure.