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Instant pot french onion chicken with noodles on a plate with broccoli and a salad
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Instant Pot French Onion Chicken

This delicious and easy chicken dish is made in the Instant Pot for a fast weeknight meal!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Calories: 264kcal
Author: Sula


  • 2 pounds chicken boneless skinless breasts
  • 1 envelope French onion soup mix
  • 1 can cream of mushroom soup 10.5 oz
  • 1 cup beef broth or stock
  • 1 cup crispy fried onions French’s


  • In a mixing bowl, whisk together the mushroom soup with the onion soup mix. Add beef broth and stir to mix.
  • Add chicken breasts to Instant Pot and pour the soup mixture over the top.
  • Cover and close the Instant Pot lid and set the cycle with the Meat/Stew or manual high pressure for 15 minutes. Once cycle is complete, wait at least 10 minutes before manually releasing pressure.
  • Shred the chicken in the pot, or remove to shred, then return to the Instant Pot.
  • Serve over noodles or rice with the crispy fried onions on top.



Calories: 264kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 56mg | Sodium: 977mg | Potassium: 519mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 103IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 60mg | Iron: 1mg

Nutrition values are estimates only, using online calculators. Please verify using your own data.