Today I am writing with a HUGE grin on my face. I finally hopped on the Instapot bandwagon over Cyber Monday and I’m having so much fun! I’ve made a few recipes already and then decided to jump in and see what I could do on my own! I’ve taken my baked chicken wings recipe and reduced the 4 hour cook time to less than 30 minutes! I think you will love these Instant Pot Chicken Wings!
Have you jumped on board with an Instapot yet? I love it because I’m saving a lot of time and money! I would say the best thing about it is taking more inexpensive cuts of meat and being able to make them tender, and do it quickly. I really can’t afford the finer cuts of beef so I have a lot of roasts and what not to cook. I tend to put it off because I either need to pull out the smoker or the crockpot which can be a bit of a pain. I’m going to give it a few months, but I might get rid of the crockpot since the Instapot is also a slowcooker!
On to the chicken wings! I made these Instant Pot Chicken wings on kind of a whim. I love wings, but they can take a long time to make. I never fry them, I prefer mine coated with spices instead. Pressure cooking the wings does am amazing job at getting the spices into the meat. My long and slow cooking method makes a nice crust of spices, but I could really taste the spice IN the meat, which was awesome! We literally stood at the stove and ate all the wings standing up! They were finger licking good, I kid you not!
Instant Pot Chicken Wings
Instant Pot Chicken Wings
Yield 12 wings
Get out your instapot, for these simple, quick and flavorful chicken wings!
- 1 1/3 pound chicken wings about 12 wings
- 4 tbs taco seasoning - I get all my spices from Gneiss Spice Company
- 1 1/2 tsp smoked salt
- In a shallow dish mix the spices together
- Roll each wing in the spices gently, the spice don't need to cover the whole wing
- In your instapot- add 1 cup of water
- Add a steamer basket to the bottom of your instapot
- Add your wings to the steamer basket. They can touch but should not be on top of each other. Instead I turned my on their ends to fit the 12
- Close and lock the lid. Make sure the pot is set to sealing. Hit Manual and set for 10 minutes at high pressure.
- When the pot has cooked for 10 minutes at high pressure, carefully with a pan holder or some hand protection vent the pot.
- Once the pot has come back to regular pressure open the lid and remove the wings to a baking sheet. Broil wings for 10 minutes for crispy skin.
Serving Size 1 wing
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value
Total Fat 2 g
Protein 2 g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Instant Pot Chicken Wings in Summery:
- Prep and cook in under 30 minutes
- Tender fall of the bone result
- Totally customization of flavors, use your favorite spice, but don’t add more salt!
I hope you will give this Instant Pot chicken wings a try!
P.S. If your making food for a party I also recommend my caramelized onion dip! It’s a crowd favorite!
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