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Instant Pot Jerk Chicken recipe

Instant Pot Jerk Chicken Recipe


  • 4 pounds chicken, cut in 1-inch pieces
  • 1 large onion, cut into 8 pieces
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chopped ginger
  • 3 small hot chili peppers, de-veined and de-seeded, if you prefer
  • ½ teaspoon ground allspice
  • 2 tablespoons dry mustard
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 large cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth


  1. Combine all ingredients except chicken in a food processor or blender and process until liquified.
  2. Add chicken to the Instant Pot and top with sauce. Stir and close Instant Pot. Turn pressure valve to sealing and set manual pressure on high for 12 minutes.
  3. Do a quick release when pressure cooking time has elapsed.
  4. Remove chicken from Instant Pot and spread over a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat. Drizzle sauce over the chicken.
  5. Serve as is, or for a golden browned finish, set broiler to high and broil for 6-10 minutes, turning once, until chicken is nicely browned
  6. Serve and enjoy!
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 12 minutes
  • Category: recipes
  • Method: Instant Pot
  • Cuisine: Jamaican


  • Calories: 370
  • Sugar: 2.2 grams
  • Fat: 6.1 grams
  • Carbohydrates: 24.4 grams
  • Protein: 52.1 grams

Keywords: Instant Pot Jerk Chicken