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creamy chicken spaghetti made in the Instant Pot
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Instant Pot Creamy Chicken Spaghetti

Instant Pot Creamy Chicken Spaghetti is a flavor packed dinner the whole family will enjoy. The from scratch creamy sauce flavored with onions and peppers compliment the chicken and al dente spaghetti noodles perfectly. This Instant Pot pasta dish will be your new go to favorite!
Course Main Course
Keyword instant pot, instant pot recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Author Karli Bitner


  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 lb 16 oz dry spaghetti noodles
  • 6 chicken tenders
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 onion diced (approx 1 cup)
  • 2 bell peppers diced (approx 1 1/2 cups)
  • 2 tsp dried minced garlic
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese


  • Pour the chicken broth into the Instant Pot
  • Break the spaghetti noodles in half and place in the chicken broth alternating the direction the noodles are laying.
  • Set the chicken tenders on top of the pasta. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Add the onion, bell peppers and minced garlic on top of the chicken.
  • Cook on manual HIGH for 3 minutes, NPR 6 minutes before quick releasing the remaining pressure.
  • Remove the cooked chicken from the pot. Give the pot a good stir.
  • Cut the 8 ounces of cream cheese into cubes. Add the cream cheese cubes to the Instant Pot and replace the lid. Let it sit for 10 minutes.
  • While the Instant Pot is resting, slice, dice or shred the chicken.
  • Add the chicken to the Instant Pot once the 10 minutes rest period is over. Stir to incorporate the cream cheese.
  • Stir in the shredded cheese and serve!


If you like your spaghetti a bit ‘saucier’ you can add in a splash of milk. I like it how it is written, my husband likes it a bit saucier.