Instant Pot Chicken Cacciatore sounds fancy but it is really an easy meal to prepare. The instant pot makes it super fast and the chicken is tender and flavorful with lots of bell peppers, tomatoes and more.

Instant Pot Chicken Cacciatore sounds fancy but it is really an easy meal to prepare. The instant pot makes it super fast and the chicken is so flavorful.

Instant Pot Chicken Cacciatore

Dinner time can be a little hectic but fast meals like this Instant Pot Chicken Cacciatore really take the stress out of feeding a family. Toss everything into the pressure cooker and in less than 30 minutes, dinner is ready for your family to enjoy.

The chicken is so tender and the tomato sauce is loaded with veggies for amazing flavor. Serve it all over pasta or rice for a simple meal idea your family will absolutely love.

Instant Pot Chicken Cacciatore sounds fancy but it is really an easy meal to prepare. The instant pot makes it super fast and the chicken is so flavorful.

What to serve with instant pot chicken cacciatore?

We love this meal over angel hair pasta but any type of pasta will work. Feel free to use what you prefer or have in the pantry.

We have also used rice and that was delicious. You can learn how to freeze rice and you can make this meal even easier.

I love to grab the rice from the freezer in the morning and when we come home it is all ready to reheat and serve. We do this for lots of meals and it helps on busy weeknights.

Instant Pot Chicken Cacciatore sounds fancy but it is really an easy meal to prepare. The instant pot makes it super fast and the chicken is so flavorful.

You might want to serve with some type of bread just to dip into that delicious tomato sauce. You can pick up a loaf of french bread from the bakery or make these easy homemade dinner rolls. So good!

If you are eating low carb, skip the bread and pasta and serve it with this Zucchini Noodles Recipe. We have actually been making these for awhile and the entire family loves them.

Instant Pot Chicken Cacciatore sounds fancy but it is really an easy meal to prepare. The instant pot makes it super fast and the chicken is so flavorful.
Instant Pot Chicken Cacciatore sounds fancy but it is really an easy meal to prepare. The instant pot makes it super fast and the chicken is so flavorful.

You will need an instant pot to make this pressure cooker chicken cacciatore.

I am using an 8 quart Instant pot but you can use a 6 quart. I personally have an Instant Pot and so far I am loving it.

You can find the Instant pot on sale here.  It’s really changed dinner time around here.

If you have been putting off trying an instant pot, I highly recommend going ahead and biting the bullet. I love using the pressure cooker when I don’t have much time.

It is perfect for frozen food or meals that normally take a while. You can toss everything in and have dinner ready in no time at all.

Instant Pot Chicken Cacciatore sounds fancy but it is really an easy meal to prepare. The instant pot makes it super fast and the chicken is so flavorful.

Those days when you forget to take something out of the freezer or wait until the last minute for dinner, the instant pot is your saving grace.

I am not exaggerating when I say it truly has changed meal time around here. We love ours and it makes soup recipes even easier.

You can also these Instant Pot Accessories to make pressure cooking a breeze. We just love to pressure cook and  I am certain you will too.Instant Pot Chicken Cacciatore sounds fancy but it is really an easy meal to prepare. The instant pot makes it super fast and the chicken is so flavorful.

Instant Pot Chicken Cacciatore sounds fancy but it is really an easy meal to prepare. The instant pot makes it super fast and the chicken is so flavorful.

Let’s make chicken cacciatore instant pot!

Instant Pot Chicken Cacciatore sounds fancy but it is really an easy meal to prepare. The instant pot makes it super fast and the chicken is so flavorful.

Ingredients for instant pot chicken cacciatore recipe:

  • chicken thighs, boneless
  • sliced baby bella cremini mushrooms (optional)
  • crushed tomatoes
  • chicken broth
  • red bell pepper
  • green bell pepper
  • large onion
  • balsamic vinegar
  • minced garlic
  • dried oregano
  • bay leaf
  • salt and pepper
  • fresh parsley 
Instant Pot Chicken Cacciatore sounds fancy but it is really an easy meal to prepare. The instant pot makes it super fast and the chicken is so flavorful.
Instant Pot Chicken Cacciatore sounds fancy but it is really an easy meal to prepare. The instant pot makes it super fast and the chicken is so flavorful.

How to make chicken cacciatore in the instant pot:

Place everything in the Instant pot except the parsley. This is such an easy recipe.

Add the lid and set the valve to sealing. 

Set the pressure and in 25 minutes, dinner is ready!

Do a quick release.

Shred the chicken into big chunks.

Serve angel hair pasta and enjoy. We also love to top with Parmesan cheese.

Instant Pot Chicken Cacciatore sounds fancy but it is really an easy meal to prepare. The instant pot makes it super fast and the chicken is so flavorful.
Instant Pot Chicken Cacciatore sounds fancy but it is really an easy meal to prepare. The instant pot makes it super fast and the chicken is so flavorful.

You can also try making sausage cacciatore instant pot version!

Instant Pot Chicken Cacciatore sounds fancy but it is really an easy meal to prepare. The instant pot makes it super fast and the chicken is so flavorful.

Sausage is also really delicious in this meal. We love to try new things and everyone really enjoyed the sausage as well.

Instant pot chicken thighs are budget friendly and delicious!

The chicken thighs are so tender and taste like they were slow cooked all day. You will love that this delicious meal is so frugal. Chicken thighs are inexpensive and so tasty in this recipe.

You can also try using chicken breasts and sausage is great too. This meal is very versatile.  Instant pot chicken breast recipes can be budget friendly as well if you can catch a good sale.

Both options are awesome. Just use what you have.

We have also used diced tomatoes in the place of crushed. The dish was still amazing.

Instant Pot Chicken Cacciatore sounds fancy but it is really an easy meal to prepare. The instant pot makes it super fast and the chicken is so flavorful.

I am all about using what is on sale at the grocery store or that I already have in the freezer. I cut our grocery bill by 50% off by following these 8 Tips for for Saving Money on Groceries by Menu Planning! Save that money for something else or to give you family wiggle room in the budget.

Easy recipes like this keep my family happy and my grocery budget in good shape. This is how I keep our grocery budget reasonable.

Plus, being able to throw this together quickly and easily really helps to avoid the temptation of getting take out.  Everyone is much happier with a delicious home cooked meal anyway.

Take out these days is not that fast and costs a small fortune. It is even more if you have 8 kids like I do.
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Instant Pot Chicken Cacciatore sounds fancy but it is really an easy meal to prepare. The instant pot makes it super fast and the chicken is so flavorful.

Print this instant pot chicken cacciatore recipe below:

Instant Pot Chicken Cacciatore

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Instant Pot Chicken Cacciatore sounds fancy but it is really an easy meal to prepare. The instant pot makes it super fast and the chicken is so flavorful.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Servings 6
Cuisine Italian
Course Main Course
Calories 495
Author Eating on a Dime

Ingredients

  • 8 chicken thighs boneless
  • 8 ounces sliced baby bella cremini mushrooms optional
  • 28 oz can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 red bell pepper sliced into strips
  • 1/2 green bell pepper sliced into strips
  • 1/2 large onion sliced
  • 2 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • fresh parsley to top

Instructions

  • Place everything in the Instant pot except the parsley. Add the lid and set the valve to sealing.
  • Set the pressure to 25 minutes.
  • Do a quick release.
  • shred the chicken into big chunks.
  • Serve over 16 oz angel hair pasta. and you can top with parmesan cheese.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 495kcal, Carbohydrates 15g, Protein 36g, Fat 33g, Saturated Fat 9g, Cholesterol 189mg, Sodium 727mg, Potassium 994mg, Fiber 4g, Sugar 8g, Vitamin A 782IU, Vitamin C 34mg, Calcium 68mg, Iron 4mg

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  1. Yes, I used frozen when I made this recipe but you can use fresh too just reduce the cook time by 1 hour on low.