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instant pot chicken thighs with gravy on plate with risotto and carrots
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Instant Pot Chicken Thighs with Gravy

Are you tired of dry boring chicken? These Instant Pot Chicken Thighs with Gravy will change your life!! Super easy to make and hard to mess up! 
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Pressure 20 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 229kcal


  • 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 2 teaspoons herb and garlic seasoning or any seasoning blend for chicken
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch


  • Season both sides of chicken with seasoning blen
  • Heat butter and oil in Instant Pot on saute
  • Add chicken and cook for 4-5 minutes on each side until lighly browned
  • Turn off pot and add broth
  • Cover, seal and set to high pressure for 8 minutes
  • Allow a 10 minute natural pressure release then quick release remaining pressure
  • Remove chicken and set aside
  • Mix cornstarch with equal amount of water until smooth
  • Switch pot to saute and whisk in cornstarch
  • Continue whisking for 2-3 minutes until gravy has thickened
  • Serve chicken topped with gravy


  1. If using frozen chicken thighs, eliminate browning step and set pot to 12 minutes high pressure
  2. If using thawed bone-in chicken thighs set pressure to 10 minutes on high


Calories: 229kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 149mg | Sodium: 295mg | Potassium: 422mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 120IU | Vitamin C: 2.7mg | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 1.9mg