Simple and speedy this Pesto Ranch Chicken is a great meal to throw in your Instant Pot pressure cooker for an easy dinner. Chicken thighs are cooked in a ranch seasoned pesto to flavorful, juicy perfection.
These directions are for cooking this recipe to serve immediately and NOT to freeze for later.
**Due to the nature of pressure cooking there is always room for inconsistency. The times given here are based on 4 servings fresh. If you are using more servings you may need to increase your cooking time.**
Combine pesto, ranch dressing mix and chicken broth in a bowl.
Place chicken inside Instant Pot and spoon pesto sauce on top, covering chicken.
Lock lid into place and seal steam nozzle.
Set on poultry setting and adjust to 9 minutes or set manually for 9 minutes.
Let pressure release naturally for 5 minutes, then release any remaining pressure.
Freeze For Later Cooking Directions
These directions help you cook or prepare this meal PRIOR to being frozen for serving later (see Serving Day Directions when you are ready to prepare it to eat).