pickle stuffed chicken in Pyrex dish on wood board

Instant Pot Pickle Chicken

Easy peasy chicken that tastes like Chick-fil-A!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 395kcal
Author Gary White


  • 5 lb. whole chicken
  • 16 oz. jar of baby kosher dill pickles
  • salt and pepper


  • Liberally season the inside cavity of chicken with salt and pepper (and any other seasonings that tickle your pickle). Stuff the chicken cavity with baby kosher dill pickles. Liberally season the outside of the bird.
  • Pour the remaining pickle juice from the jar (about 1 1/2 cups) into pot and insert trivet. Place stuffed chicken on top of trivet, breast side up. 
  • Lock lid and cook for 35 minutes at high pressure. Once cook time is complete, allow pressure to release naturally.
  • Transfer to an oven-safe dish and place under a broiler for 5-7 minutes.



Calories: 395kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 136mg | Sodium: 523mg | Potassium: 384mg | Vitamin A: 335IU | Vitamin C: 3.3mg | Calcium: 39mg | Iron: 1.8mg