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Instant Pot Chicken Bone Broth


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Instant Pot Chicken Bone Broth is the perfect way to get all the benefits of bone broth without having to spend hours simmering it on the stovetop. This super easy recipe can be made in your pressure cooker and tastes delicious.

If you love Instant Pot soup recipes, then you are going to want to try this Instant Pot bone broth recipe. It is packed full of nutrients and flavor and can be made in a fraction of the time it takes to make traditional bone broth.

Instant Pot Chicken Bone Broth in a jar

Instant Pot Bone Broth

Bone broth is rich in minerals and collagen, which are good for gut health, joint health, and skin health. It’s also a great way to get more bone-building nutrients into your diet.

Making broth in an Instant Pot is super easy and much faster than making it on the stovetop. This Instant Pot bone broth recipe can be made in just a few hours, whereas traditional bone broth takes 12-24 hours to make.

Why I Love This Recipe

This Instant Pot bone broth recipe is super easy to make and much faster than traditional bone broth. It can be made in just a few hours, which makes it perfect for busy days.

  • Easy to make
  • Perfect for picky eaters
  • Fills the house with a delicious aroma

If you love Instant Pot soup recipes, then next time give this Instant Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup recipe a try.

Instant Pot Chicken Bone Broth in a jar next to bay leaves with carrots, peppercorns and an instant pot in the background

Ingredients

This recipe only requires a few simple ingredients that are easy to find at your local grocery store. This is a great way to use leftover chicken and stretch your budget.

  • left-over chicken carcass
  • carrots, cut into quarters
  • onion, quartered
  • whole black peppercorn
  • kosher salt
  • bay leaves
Instant Pot Chicken Bone Broth ingredients

Substitutions

Bones: You can use chicken bones or beef bones if you want a chicken or beef bone broth.

Pepper: Ground black pepper can replace the peppercorn if needed.

Equipment Needed / Helpful Tools

You only need a  few kitchen tools to make this recipe.

Instant Pot / Pressure Cooker: This is the pressure cooker that I use and love. It’s affordable and has a lot of great features.

Strainer: A strainer is helpful for separating the bones from the broth.

Mason Jars: These are perfect for storing the broth in the fridge or freezer.

How to Make Instant Pot Chicken Bone Broth

Making bone broth in the pressure cooker is so easy. Follow the simple steps below and you will have a delicious and healthy pot of bone broth without much effort at all.

Step 1: Add the ingredients to the pressure cooker

Add all of your ingredients to the Instant Pot. Add enough water to fill to your max line within the inner pot in your Instant Pot.

All the ingredients inside the Instant Pot

Step 2: Cook the bone broth

Set to High Pressure for 120 minutes.

Step 3: Allow the Instant Pot to naturally release the pressure

Allow for a natural release.

Step 4: Cool the broth

Once the pressure has completely released, allow it to cool as it will be quite hot.

cooked ingredients used to make Chicken Bone Broth in silver bowl

Step 5: Store in an airtight container

Transfer the broth to a mason jar, or glass storage container to keep fresh for up to one week!

overhead view of Instant Pot Chicken Bone Broth in a jar next to carrots, peppercorns and bay leaves

Variations / Options / Add-Ins

Here are a few variations and add-ins that you can try with this recipe:

Add garlic: Garlic is a great addition to bone broth and adds extra flavor.

Add ginger: Ginger is another great way to add extra flavor to your bone broth.

Turmeric: Turmeric is a great anti-inflammatory spice that can be added to bone broth.

Serving Suggestions

You can drink bone broth just as it is, or you can use it in soup. If you want to drink it alone, here are a few ideas to serve with it.

overhead view of Instant Pot Chicken Bone Broth in a jar next to carrots, peppercorns and bay leaves

FAQs

Do you have questions about this Instant Pot Bone Broth recipe? Here are the answers to the most commonly asked questions.

How to store

Bone broth can be stored in the fridge for up to one week.

How to reheat

Bone broth can be reheated on the stovetop or in the microwave.

Can I freeze bone broth?

Yes, you can freeze bone broth for up to 3 months.

Instant Pot Chicken Bone Broth in a jar next to carrots, peppercorns and bay leaves

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Instant Pot Chicken Bone Broth

Instant Pot Bone Broth is the perfect way to get all the benefits of bone broth without having to spend hours simmering it on the stovetop.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs 30 mins
Total Time 2 hrs 35 mins
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Servings 8 Cups
Calories 18 kcal

Equipment

  • Instant Pot
  • Strainer

Ingredients
  

  • 3 pounds left-over meat carcass
  • 3-4 carrots cut into quarters
  • 1 onion quartered
  • 1 tablespoon whole black peppercorn
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 3 bay leaves

Instructions
 

  • Add all of your ingredients to the Instant Pot. Add enough water to fill to your max line within the inner pot in your Instant Pot.
  • Set to High Pressure for 120 minutes.
  • Allow for a natural release.
  • Once the pressure has completely released, allow it to cool as it will be quite hot.
  • Transfer the broth to a mason jar or glass storage container.

Nutrition

Serving: 1CupCalories: 18kcalCarbohydrates: 4gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 889mgPotassium: 110mgFiber: 1gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 3831IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 17mgIron: 1mg
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