Instant Pot Chicken with Green Beans is a family favorite! I’m obsessed with my Instant Pot & use it all.the.time. It’s one of those must have kitchen appliances that not only travels well, but is great for all cooking skill levels.

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Instant Pot Chicken with Green Beans

If you haven’t used your Instant Pot yet, this is the perfect recipe to start off with! It’s super easy and so delicious. We make this all the time! It’s an entire meal on its own, but you can make rice or mashed potatoes to go with it as well! You can’t go wrong with this Instant Pot Chicken with Green Beans recipe.

If you don’t have an Instant Pot yet, you can grab one here! I’ve had mine for going on 4 years now and use it at least 4x a week. I use it for everything from rice & chicken to pasta, desserts, and vegetables. If you stick with one – which is what I’ve done – I definitely recommend getting more than one inner pot so you can switch out dishes super quickly.

Even better, they also go on sale regularly! If you’re wanting to wait for a good deal & don’t mind being patient, Black Friday normally has amazing prices for them.

If you like easy to make & utterly delicious recipes, check out these other tasty meals!

Instant Pot Creamy Pasta & Meatballs

Lasagna Soup

Red Rice & Sausage

Instant Pot Chicken with Green Beans

Instant Pot Chicken with Green Beans

Serves: 4

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes


7-8 boneless skinless chicken breast tenders, diced

Salt and pepper to taste

1/4 cup chicken stock

1 tsp. agave

2 tbsp. soy sauce

1tbsp. Chilli paste

2 tbsp. sesame oil

1 lime juiced

1 pound string beans (ends trimmed and cut in half)

1 tbsp. minced garlic

1 tbsp. minced ginger

1 tbsp. Shaoxing wine

2 tbsp. Fresh basil, sliced


In a small bowl add the chicken stock, lime juice, soy sauce, Sriracha Sauce, chili paste, Shaoxing wine, and agave.

Whisk to combine, and set to the side.

Prep your onion into thin slices and set to the side.

Turn the Instant Pot to sauté add the oil, allow to heat up.

Add the garlic and cook the garlic for 2 minutes or just until it’s fragrant.

Add the onion, green beans, and ginger to the instant pot and cook for 4 minutes , stirring often.

Remove the onions and green beans mixture from the Instant Pot and set to the side.

Add the another tablespoon of oil to the Instant Pot

Season your chicken with salt and pepper to taste.

Then add the diced chicken and cook for 3-4 minutes, stirring often.

Add the vegetables back into the Instant pot, and the sauce , stirring

to combine.

Place the lid on the Instant pot and seal the vent.

Turn your Instant off saute and set it to Manual

Set the timer for 2 minutes.

Release pressure from the vent carefully.

Add your sliced basil and stir to combine.

Allow to sit for 4 minutes.

Serve right away.

Instant Pot Chicken with Green Beans

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    I made the Instant Pot chicken with Green Beans with a few substitutions (due to not having some ingredients) and it was wonderful. Flavorful and not spicy; and enjoyed by my family. Thanks to the Instant Pot it was easy and quick! Even better the next day. Thank you.

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      So glad it was enjoyed!

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