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4.28 from 37 votes

Instant Pot Creamy Garlic Parmesan Chicken

Simple dinner the entire family will love! This Creamy Garlic Parmesan Chicken is cozy and comforting and as easy as dump and go when it comes to dinner!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 413kcal
Author: Lorie Yarro


  • 2 lb boneless chicken breasts (fresh or frozen)
  • 4 oz. cream cheese, cubed
  • 1/2 c grated parmesan
  • 1/2 c chicken broth
  • 1 tsp garlic powder (plus more to taste)
  • 1 c freshly chopped spinach
  • 1/2 tsp cracked pepper
  • sea salt


  • Add chicken broth to the bottom of Instant Pot. Place chicken breasts on top. (you can use trivet if desired).
  • Season chicken with desired amount of sea salt and then sprinkle pepper and garlic over to cover. Place cream cheese and parmesan evenly over chicken.
  • Close Instant Pot and move vent to "sealing." Set to pressure cook high for 10 minutes for thawed chicken and 12 minutes for frozen chicken.
  • When timer is done, do a quick release. Open Instant Pot and check that internal temperature of chicken is `165°F. If it is not, you can cook for a few minutes longer. If it is at 165° Use to forks to shred the chicken. Just be careful of the sides of the pot. You can transfer everything to a bowl if preferred. Stir in the spinach and continue to mix until the cream cheese is smooth and creamy.
  • Serve as desired and enjoy!


Calories: 413kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 55g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 187mg | Sodium: 659mg | Potassium: 959mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1260IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 185mg | Iron: 1mg