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Instant Pot Blackened Chicken Alfredo

By: Bella Bucchiotti
Chicken alfredo lovers, are going to enjoy this Instant Pot blackened chicken alfredo. It's an easy Instant Pot dinner which doesn't take long to prepare or cook. This one pot blackened chicken pasta dinner in an Instant Pot will be a family favourite.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
10 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 9 servings



  • 1 Pound chicken tenderloins
  • 16 Ounces pasta, bowties or farfalle
  • 3 Cups chicken broth
  • 1 bell pepper, green
  • 1 bell pepper, red
  • 3 tomatoes, Roma
  • 2 Cloves garlic
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • cilantro , as garnish

Blackened Seasoning 

  • 2 Tablespoon butter
  • 1 Teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 Teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 Teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon black pepper, coarse
  • 1/2 Teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon thyme
  • 1/2 Teaspoon cumin
  • 1/8 Teaspoon chili powder

Alfredo Sauce 

  • 3/4 Cup whole milk
  • 1/2 Cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 Cup unsalted butter
  • 3 Cloves garlic 
  • 1/2 Cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1/2 Teaspoon black pepper, coarse


  • Small dice the peppers, onions, and tomatoes and mince the garlic cloves.  
  • Prepare blackened seasoning. Combine melted butter with blackened seasoning ingredients and mix well.  
  • Cut chicken into bite-sized pieces. Add chicken to the bowl with the blackened seasoning and butter and toss to coat.  
  • Turn the instant pot on sauté mode and add olive oil. Once hot, add the chicken and cook for two minutes. Then stir in the pepper and red onion and cook for five more minutes. Next add in the tomatoes and minced garlic and sauté until the chicken is thoroughly cooked.
  • Pour the chicken broth and noodles into the instant pot and deglaze the bottom of the pan. Seal, set to manual high pressure, and cook for 3 minutes. Quick release remaining steam. Add all to a bowl and set aside.  
  • Pour milk into the instant pot and deglaze the bottom of the pan. Turn onto sauté mode. Once milk starts bubbling, add remaining Alfredo sauce ingredients. Cook for 5 to 6 minutes. Add pasta and chicken back to the instant pot and stir. Cook for 1 more minute.  


Calories: 281kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 84mg | Sodium: 851mg | Potassium: 642mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 2122IU | Vitamin C: 50mg | Calcium: 131mg | Iron: 1mg
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