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Healthy Instant Pot Mediterranean Chicken

Healthy Instant Pot Mediterranean Chicken

  • Author: krazykitchenmom
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x


Put dinner on the table in minutes. Healthy Instant Pot Mediterranean Chicken has traditional Greek flavors using tomatoes, kalamata olives and oregano. So good and so easy to prepare. 


  • 34 Skinless boneless chicken breasts
  • 1 can no salt diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 onion diced
  • 2 TBS minced garlic
  • 2025 pitted Kalamata olives
  • 2 TBS extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 TBS Cavender’s All Purpose Greek Seasonings
  • 1 TBS dried oregano
  • Fresh 0regano sprigs for garnish (optional)


  1. Cut each chicken breast into 4-5 large pieces.
  2. Turn Instant Pot on Saute
  3. Add oil, diced onions, and garlic and cook for 3-4 minutes.
  4. Sprinkle both sides of chicken pieces with Greek seasoning.
  5. Place 1/2 of the chicken breasts into the Instant Pot and brown on both sides (this will take about 3 minutes per side). Working in batches, remove and set aside the first batch and add the second batch. Remove all of the chicken once browned.
  6. Add the canned tomatoes, olives and dried oregano.
  7. Using a wooden spoon scrape up all of the brown bits stuck to the bottom of the Instant Pot.
  8. Nestle the chicken breasts into the tomato-olive mixture.
  9. Set the Instant Pot on Manual/High for 15 minutes.
  10. Allow it to self-release for 10 minutes, then pressure release until all of the steam has escaped.
  11. Serve over orzo or rice.