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Instant Pot or Pressure Cooker Mississippi Chicken is so flavorful and easy!
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Instant Pot Mississippi Chicken

Delicious and easy Mississippi Chicken cooked in the pressure cooker, without butter for a lighter, but delicious version of this classic dish. Instant Pot Mississippi Chicken: The best chicken I have ever tasted, just a few simple ingredients, and cooked in the pressure cooker! Serve over top rice or potatoes, or in a sandwich.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time28 mins
Course: Instant Pot
Cuisine: American
Keyword: instant pot mississippi chicken, instant pot mississippi chicken recipe
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 540kcal
Author: Rachael


  • 3 lbs chicken thighs
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1 cup pepperoncini juice
  • 2 Tbs ranch mix
  • 2 Tbs brown gravy mix
  • 6-8 pepperoncini


  • Put all ingredients into the Instant Pot (6 Qt or larger)
  • Stir well
  • Put lid on, and lock into place. Set valve to sealing.
  • Set manual pressure for 8 minutes
  • After it comes to pressure and the 8 minutes are up, let pressure naturally release for 10 minutes.
  • After the 10 minutes, quick release pressure by turning valve to venting
  • Remove lid, remove chicken, and shred, return to the juices in the pot, or serve immediately over rice, mashed potatoes, or on buns/rolls!


Calories: 540kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 38g | Fat: 38g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 223mg | Sodium: 1227mg | Potassium: 532mg | Vitamin A: 210IU | Vitamin C: 8.3mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 1.7mg