Instant Pot Chicken Adobo

Instant Pot Chicken Adobo

This is the easiest Instant pot Chicken recipe for your Instant Pot .The pressure cook setting prepares it in no time.

Total: 1 hr 20 min
Active: 25 min
Yield: 4 servings


Chicken drumsticks drumsticks

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

Vegetable oil-1bsp

Soy sauce-1/2cup



Minced garlic-1tsp

Bay leaves-2

Sliced onion- 1 bowl

Start with  Instant pot.

  1. Now take chicken legs and add salt and pepper. Turn the Instant Pot to saute setting. Add the oil and once it's shimmering,add chicken pieces and brown on both sides, about 7 minutes. Remove with tongs to a plate and brown the remaining chicken pieces. Return all the chicken to the instant pot and add the soy sauce, sugar, vinegar, garlic, bay leaves, onion and 1/2 teaspoon pepper.
  2. Lock the lid and Set to pressure cook, on high, for 10 minutes. After the pressure cook cycle is complete quick release the pressure.
  3.  Careful of any remaining steam, unlock and remove the lid and turn the Instant Pot back to the high saute setting. Let the sauce come to a boil and reduce it until dark brown and very fragrant, about 20 minutes. Remove the bay leaves. 
  4. Now serve hot with Rice.Enjoy in lunch or Dinner !!
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