Pressure Cooker Apricot Chicken
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5 from 2 votes

Pressure Cooker Apricot Chicken

Pressure Cooker apricot chicken just needs 5 ingredients and is the perfect dinner atop a bed of rice! If you have an Instant Pot you've gotta' try this! 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time4 mins
Total Time19 mins
Course: Entree, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: apricot, chicken, instant pot, ninja foodi, pressure cooker
Servings: 6
Calories: 566kcal
Author: The Typical Mom



  • Add all ingredients except cornstarch into your pressure cooker, stir together so everything is coated well.
  • Close lid and steam valve and set to high pressure for 4 minutes.
  • Do a quick release when done. 
  • Turn pot off, then push saute. In a separate small bowl add 3 tbsp cornstarch + 4 tbsp. of hot liquid from your pot. Whisk together so it is smooth.
  • Pour this cornstarch mixture into your pot once the liquid in your pot starts bubbling. Stir.
  • Slowly stir for 1-2 minutes, will thicken slightly. Then turn pot off.
  • Allow to sit for at least 5 minutes so sauce continues to thicken. Serve over rice!


Serving: 4oz | Calories: 566kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 113mg | Sodium: 733mg | Potassium: 363mg | Sugar: 28g | Vitamin A: 290IU | Vitamin C: 9.1mg | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 1.6mg