Amazingly tender Instant Pot Whole Chicken couldn’t be any easier to prepare!

For those of you who love roast chicken or rotisserie chicken, you’ll love this super straightforward goof-proof recipe that yields a stellar result every single time!

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– whole chicken – avocado oil – sea salt – garlic powder – paprika – parsley – black pepper – apple cider – apples


Remove the chicken from its packaging and pat it dry with a paper towel. Drizzle the chicken with 1 to 2 tablespoons of avocado oil and use your hands to smear it around so that the whole chicken is coated in oil.


Sprinkle the chicken (both sides and all of the edges) with sea salt, paprika, garlic powder, black pepper, and dried parsley.


Pour the apple cider (or chicken broth) into the bottom of the Pressure Cooker and insert the trivet. Place the chicken on top of the trivet. Add chopped apples and/or onions if you’d like.


Secure the lid on the pressure cooker and press the Manual Pressure or Pressure Cook button. Adjust the time for 30 minutes (or 6 minutes per pound of chicken) and keep the pressure valve sealed.


Allow the pressure cooker to run its course – it will take 5 to 10 minutes to heat up before it gets going.


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