Instant Pot Chicken Stew

A super quick and easy instant pot chicken stew recipe. Perfect for colder weather and busy weeknights. 8 Fresh Ingredients, 45 minutes. Gluten-Free, Low-Carb, Keto, Paleo, Whole 30.
Instant Pot Chicken Stew Paleo Low-Carb Whole 30
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A firm family favorite Instant Pot Chicken Stew recipe. 10 simple ingredients. 30 minutes in the instant pot. Minimal cleanup. Gluten-Free. Low-Carb. Keto. Paleo. Whole 30.

Instant Pot Chicken Stew Paleo Low-Carb Whole 30

This recipe has been a staple in our home for many years and it has done a fair bit of evolving over time to reach this level of love. And now, thanks to the Instant Pot it’s probably one of my very favorite throw-together one pot meals EVER.

How Do You Make Instant Pot Chicken Stew?

The Ingredients You Need:

Step-By-Step Instructions:

  1. Grab your instant pot,
  2. Throw all the ingredients in it,
  3. Put on the lid,
  4. Set it to cook for 30 minutes on high pressure,
  5. Quick release the pressure once it’s done,
  6. Voilà! Serve it up while it’s still steaming.

But when I do a whole chicken I tend to remove the chicken, give it a quick shred (super easy since it literally falls off the bone), and add it back into the rest of the stew.

If healthy chicken recipes are what you’re after, have a peek at some of our other quick and easy chicken recipes that are perfect for a busy weeknight dinner:

  1. Paprika Chicken Skillet
  2. Ratatouille Chicken Casserole
  3. 2 Ingredient Salsa Chicken
  4. Mozzarella Pesto Sundried Tomato Stuffed Chicken – 5 Ingredients!

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Instant Pot Chicken Stew Paleo Low-Carb Whole 30

Instant Pot Chicken Stew Recipe and Nutritional Information / Calories:

Instant Pot Chicken Stew Paleo Low-Carb Whole 30

Instant Pot Chicken Stew [Paleo, Whole 30, Low-Carb, Gluten-Free, Keto]

A super quick and easy instant pot chicken stew recipe. Perfect for colder weather and busy weeknights. 8 Fresh Ingredients, 45 minutes. Gluten-Free, Low-Carb, Keto, Paleo, Whole 30.
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Course: Main Course, Soup
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 12
Calories: 149kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 lb chicken pieces (3kg) (I used a mix of drumsticks and thighs)
  • 2 onion (diced)
  • 1 can diced tomato
  • 2 cups carrots (diced)
  • 2 cups zucchini (diced)
  • 2 cups button mushrooms (diced)
  • 2 stalks celery (chopped, including the leaves)
  • 1 cup chicken stock (add an extra cup if you want it soupy)
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • to taste black pepper

Instructions

  • Add ALL the ingredients into your instant pot.
  • Seal the lid and set to cook for 30 minutes on HIGH.
  • Quick release the pressure.
  • Serve.
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Tips and Tricks:

1. You can also use a whole chicken, chicken breasts or even rotisserie chicken. 
2. If you choose to use chicken breast, I suggest cutting them into bite-sized cubes, or letting them cook whole. When done, remove and shred the chicken with two forks and add back into the pot.

Nutrition

Calories: 149kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 39mg | Sodium: 479mg | Potassium: 400mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 3747IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 1mg
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11 thoughts on “Instant Pot Chicken Stew”

    1. Hi! I’ve fixed the recipe card, not quite sure why the protein count wasn’t showing! It’s 12g of protein per serving. Hope that helps.

  1. Where is the carb count?? This does NOT appear to be keto-friendly due to 1) carrots, 2) canned tomatoes, possibly the onions. Misleading at best.

    1. Hello Phil! The Carb count is 5.2g per serving, and 3.8g if you’re counting Net Carbs. It is visible at the very bottom of the recipe card. If that does not fit in your diet, then this recipe is not for you. It sure fits into other people’s diet, so we are definitely not in the business of misleading. Hope that answers your question.

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