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A bowl of chicken noodle soup that was made in an Instant Pot pressure cooker.

Best Damn Instant Pot Chicken Noodle Soup

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  • Author: RecipeTeacher
  • Total Time: About 45 minutes
  • Yield: 6-8 servings


The ultimate comfort food, our Best Damn Instant Pot Chicken Noodle Soup is a quick and easy recipe that brings together fresh chicken breast, vegetables, and simple ingredients to make a heartwarming meal that everyone will love.


  • 1 lb. chicken breast (or thighs), cut into small cubes
  • 2 medium carrots, diced
  • 2 medium stalks of celery, diced
  • 1 medium onion, diced (about 1/2 cup)
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 tbs minced garlic
  • 2 cups extra-wide egg noodles (about 4oz)
  • 1 tbs fresh chopped parsley
  • 1 tsp dried Italian herb seasoning
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil


  1. Select saute mode on Instant Pot and add oil. When it shows hot, add carrots, onions and celery. Sauté for 3 minutes.
  2. Add chicken and salt and continue sautéing until chicken is white, about 3-4 more minutes. Add garlic and saute for another 30 seconds. Now press cancel to stop the saute mode. 
  3. Add chicken broth, water, noodles, Italian seasoning and pepper. Gently stir to combine. 
  4. Secure the lid, make sure the vent is sealed (closed), and pressure cook (on high pressure) for 5 minutes. It will take several minutes to come to pressure before the cooking timer starts.
  5. After cook time is complete, quick release the pressure, remove lid and serve. Garnish with fresh chopped parsley.
  • Prep Time: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 5 min + time to come to pressure
  • Category: Soup
  • Method: Instant Pot
  • Cuisine: American