instant pot chicken parmesan casserole
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5 from 13 votes

Instant Pot Chicken Parmesan Casserole

This Instant Pot chicken parmesan casserole is my kids all time favorite dinner! The classic dish you love made into a casserole and cooked in just 10 minutes inside your pressure cooker! The perfect and delicious answer to what's for dinner tonight when you're in a hurry. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Entree, Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: casserole, chicken, easy, instant pot, parmesan, pasta, pressure cooker
Servings: 5
Calories: 392kcal
Author: The Typical Mom


  • 2 chicken breasts cut into chunks
  • 1/2 onion diced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp salt to taste
  • 1 tsp basil
  • 1 jar spaghetti sauce 24 oz.
  • 2 c chicken broth or water
  • 2 c noodles uncooked, small shapes of your choice
  • 1 tsp garlic minced
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1/3 c bread crumbs
  • 1 c parmesan cheese


  • Put Instant Pot on saute, normal function.
  • Add olive oil, onions, garlic and chicken cut up into bite size pieces.
  • Cook for 2-3 minutes - just until the pink on outside of chicken is gone
  • Add salt, basil, spaghetti sauce, broth or water, and stir.
  • Add 2 measuring cups full of uncooked noodles on the top, we used rotini.
  • Push noodles down so they are under the sauce, do NOT stir everything together.
  • Set Instant Pot or pressure cooker to pressure, high, for 10 minutes.
  • Do a quick release.
  • Turn pot off. Stir in 2/3 c. grated parmesan.
  • In a separate bowl melt your butter and then stir in 1/3 c. bread crumbs and 1/3 c. grated parmesan.
  • Serve chicken parmesan casserole in a bowl with sprinkled bread crumb mixture on top and enjoy!



Serving: 8oz | Calories: 392kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 61mg | Sodium: 1707mg | Potassium: 770mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 19% | Vitamin C: 13.4% | Calcium: 18.6% | Iron: 12.8%