Instant Pot Lazy Marinara Chicken Recipe | Yummly

Instant Pot Lazy Marinara Chicken

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  • 3 chicken breasts (Boneless, Skinless)
  • 1 cup pasta sauce
  • 1 cup Parmesan (and/or Mozzarella Cheese, Shredded)
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • sea salt
  • pepper
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium44% DV1060mg
    Fat22% DV14g
    Protein90% DV46g
    Carbs4% DV12g
    Fiber12% DV3g
    Calories360Calories from Fat130
    Total Fat14g22%
    Saturated Fat6g30%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat130
    Total Carbohydrate12g4%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Vitamin A15%
    Vitamin C6%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Jennifer C. 13 days ago
    Pretty good. It needed a little more flavour in the actual chicken-I would probably add garlic in to the initial saute. Otherwise, it was a hit!
    Camille S 17 days ago
    It was indeed lazy and last minute but it came out incredibly well. I used four boneless, skinless chicken thighs instead of three chicken breasts and it fit well in my 6 quart Instant Pot. I also let it sauté and reduced the sauce after it was done pressure cooking. We are definitely putting it in the mealtime rotation.
    Laycock 19 days ago
    it gets points for being relatively quick but the sauce turns to soup of course. I fished out the chicken, arranged in a baking dish, poured another jar over and melted the cheese under the broiler. not bad but id find another recipe if your goal is to not use the oven.
    Jeff Amstutz 23 days ago
    Super easy. Be sure to use good quality spaghetti sauce or marinara. After you brown the chicken, let the pot cool before you put the sauce in and layer with chicken. Otherwise, your Instant Pot might claim to be burning (the sauce) and shut down which has happened to me a few times.
    Mike Sawyer a month ago
    Look, this recipe is designed to be quick, easy, and tasty, not gourmet. It was good, not great. We'll have it again, but maybe we'll use fresh mozzarella and we'll doctor up the sauce a bit. I'm giving it 4 stars because it does a good job accomplishing it's goal. We had it on spaghetti.
    Omari Walker a month ago
    I have a 3 quart Instant Pot so I could only fit 2 breasts in it but it turned out very delicious. Great bachelor meal with a salad.
    mike h. a month ago
    easy great tasting meal family loved it
    Barbara Berry 2 months ago
    Great recipe, loved it. i did add mushrooms, red onion, and mini peppers to the instant pot.
    Campbell 2 months ago
    This is the first thing that I made in the instant pot and it was amazing! We did use an entire jar of sauce and we boiled some spinach noodles to pair it! Turned out delicious!
    Kimberly Ahlstrom 2 months ago
    Tastes amazing! Chicken was a little dry but if you add extra sauce on top of the chicken, it’s fine
    Christine Clark 2 months ago
    This turned out delicious for the 1st attempt. I love how quick and easy it was. It's what I would consider a good base recipe. You can alter it in so many ways and that nobody would get sick of it.
    Camille M. 3 months ago
    For a first time cooking with an Instant Pot, this recipe was hard to follow. The chicken came out slightly dry and tough on the bottom, but the sauce came out amazingly. My family loved it, and I can’t wait to try again and tweak it to make it even better.
    Cailin Rawlins 3 months ago
    The measurements are poor. There wasn't enough liquid and it burnt my Instant Pot.
    Chuck French 3 months ago
    added extra seasonings. then added noddles and cup of chicken stock.
    Emily Anderson 3 months ago
    Really tasty! Super basic so there's plenty to play with on revisits. Next time i think I'll season the chicken a little more, but overall it was very good and VERY easy.
    Jan Boyett 3 months ago
    Really good! I used 3 chicken breasts sliced in half horizontally and seasoned w/garlic powder, Italian seasoning, and s/p before sautéing. Following another reviewer, I added 2c dry bow tie pasta, some chicken broth (1c) and the whole jar (24oz) marinara sauce. Cooked for 8 minutes, NPR for about 10 minutes (while getting the garlic cheese bread toasted and salad made). Transferred chicken to a dish, topped with both cheeses and placed in hot oven for 3 minutes to melt cheese. Our family enjoyed this dish and I enjoyed minimal preparation. Thank you for the recipe!
    Mark Davis 3 months ago
    i did not saute bc im lazy and i only cooked for a total of 8 mins. i added oregano, basil and garlic. i also used a spinach spaghetti sauce and half cup parmesan and half cup mozza. but super easy and very delicious!!
    Kassie Loo 3 months ago
    This was super quick and easy to throw together! Will definitely jazz it up with some pasta next time :)
    Heather 4 months ago
    It was really tasty!
    Elizabeth P. 4 months ago
    For someone who hates cooking, this was quick and easy to make!! Delicious!!!
    Tamara Anderson 4 months ago
    Very good and fast Yummy
    Mick B. 4 months ago
    Very good and easy to make. Next time perhaps I'll only saute for 2 minutes. Chicken a bit dry, but when drizzled with the sauce it was good! Definitely a keeper.
    Demetria W. 4 months ago
    One of the easiest and tastiest meals
    Kristie 5 months ago
    Easy to make, loved the taste however the sauce was watery. We served over bow tie pasta and kids loved it
    Amy Forgey 5 months ago
    We will definitely make it again. We used the left over drippings on my sons pasta. It was great! He’s the only one in our house not on Keto.
    Sandra Coulter 5 months ago
    Because of reading the reviews about the watery effect, I added pasta & butter under the chicken, after I browned it. Along with some chicken broth. The pasta soaked up the extra liquid & butter. Was delicious 😍
    Lyndsie Bunce 5 months ago
    excellent! throw on the cheese and put it on keep warm for a few minutes and it is the best!
    Nathan t. 7 months ago
    this recipe is pretty good. yes it does get watery. i think someone tomato sauce and cans of diced tomatoes might be better for this recipe.
    Nancy Firestone 7 months ago
    Very tasty, quick & easy. Make sure to use a quality pasta sauce for best flavor.
    Lauren Taylor 7 months ago
    Super watery and bland unfortunately. We will not attempt again.