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Instant Pot Chicken Spaghetti

Instant Pot Chicken Spaghetti is tender seasoned BBQ chicken and noodles cooked instantly to perfection with a delicious and simple spaghetti sauce.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Instant Pot Chicken Spaghetti
Servings: 4 people
Author: Jill


  • 1/2 lb spaghetti uncooked
  • 4 cups water
  • 4 chicken breast boneless and skinless
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp salt divided
  • 1/2 tsp pepper divided
  • 1 tsp garlic powder divided
  • 1 tsp onion powder divided
  • 1 Tbsp Italian seasoning divided
  • 1/4 cup honey BBQ sauce
  • 14 oz tomatoes diced
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1/2 cup parmesan


  • Place spaghetti into your Instant Pot in a criss-cross pattern.
  • Add water.
  • Place trivet above spaghetti
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine chicken, olive oil, 1/2 tsp salt, 1/4 tsp pepper, 1/2 tspgarlic powder, 1/2 tsp onion powder, and 1/2 tbsp Italian seasoning. Stir until chicken is evenly coated.
  • Place chicken on the trivet above pasta.
  • Place lid on and pressure on high for 6 minutes.
  • Allow natural pressure release for 10 minutes, then quick release.Remove chicken. Brush with BBQ sauce, cut into small chunks, and set aside.
  • Strain pasta.While still in the strainer, add diced tomatoes to the pasta. Stir, allowing the tomato juice to strain as well.
  • Pour heavy whipping cream into your empty pot with 1/2 tsp salt, 1/4 tsp pepper, 1/2tsp garlic powder, 1/2 tsp onion powder, and 1/2 tbsp Italian seasoning.
  • Saute on high.
  • Next, add 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese. Stir contents together and allow to cook for 3 minutes.
  • Add remaining 1 cup of cheese and stir together.
  • Bring to a boil, stirring often. Allow to cook and thicken for about 5 minutes. Continue stirring often.
  • Add pasta and tomatoes.
  • Stir together until the pasta is coated with sauce.
  • Add chicken and serve