Instant Pot Chicken Legs 3
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Instant Pot Chicken Legs

Amazing Instant Pot chicken legs! If you love easy pressure cooker dinners but looking for something your kids will love too chicken legs are simple to make in just 10 minutes. This fall off the bone tender Instant Pot drumstick recipe will be your go to meal for sure! 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Entree, Main Course
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Keyword: adobo, chicken, easy, instant pot, legs, pressure cooker
Servings: 6
Calories: 287kcal
Author: The Typical Mom



  • Mix the sugar into the vinegar. Place the chicken into the pressure cooker then add in the chopped garlic, peppercorns, and bay leaves. Next pour in the vinegar-sugar mix in, then water, then the soy sauce.
  • Put the lid on the pressure cooker, seal pressure release valve, and select high pressure for 15 minutes. When done, allow to naturally release for 5 minutes then move valve to Venting to release remaining pressure. Carefully remove the cooked chicken and place on a serving bowl.
  • To thicken up the remaining sauce, select Saute function and set to 10 minutes. Allow to simmer until the liquid has halved. (if you want quite a bit thicker you can whisk a tbsp cornstarch with water in a bowl and dump that in) Pour over the chicken in the serving bowl.
  • To serve, plate with steamed white rice, a piece of chicken then drizzle some of the reduced sauce over the chicken. You can remove the bay leaves and discard them. Enjoy!


Serving: 3oz | Calories: 287kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 120mg | Sodium: 651mg | Potassium: 292mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 119IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 1mg