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chicken soup final

Instant Pot: Chicken Soup

Course Main Course, Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken soup
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 320 kcal


  • 1/2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 cup yellow onion, chopped
  • 1.5 cup carrots, sliced (about 2 carrot sticks)
  • 2 celery ribs, sliced
  • 1.5 lbs chicken breast, cubed
  • 1 cup elbow macaroni pasta, dry (or your favorite)
  • 2 cups chicken stock or broth
  • 1.5 cup water
  • 3/4 tsp italian seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp oregano seasoning
  • 3/4 tsp salt, divided
  • 3/4 tsp ground pepper, divided


  • parsley, chopped
  • grated parmesan cheese


  1. in a saute pan, over medium-high heat, heat olive oil for 30 seconds. Add garlic and heat for another 30 seconds. 

    heat evoo and garlic
  2. add cubed chicken and 1/4 tsp of salt and 1/4 tsp pepper and saute for approximately 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. drain. 

    ip chicken soup add chicken and saute
  3. add all ingredients (excluding toppings) to the instant pot and stir. (make sure pasta is covered by liquid). 

    ip chicken soup add all ingredients to ip stir v2
  4. cover instant pot with lid and make sure the vent is set to Sealing. Set IP on Manual high pressure for 5 minutes. when done, use 5 minute natural release method (let IP go into warm mode for 5 minutes and then press cancel & release the rest of the pressure)

    ip chicken soup set ip on high 5 minutes
  5. Carefully open lid and stir. Top with parsley, parmesan cheese and enjoy! 

    chicken soup final