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Instant Pot Frozen Chicken Drumsticks

Instant Pot Frozen Chicken Drumsticks. How to cook delicious chicken drumsticks in the instant pot pressure cooker from frozen. Grab your frozen chicken drumsticks and transform them into delicious crispy chicken drumsticks that are tender, juicy, and delicious.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: Instant Pot
Servings: 4
Calories: 170kcal


Instant Pot Frozen Chicken Drumsticks Ingredients:


  • Place a cup/240ml of water into the bottom of your instant pot inner pot. Add your steamer basket or air fryer shelf. Add frozen chicken drumsticks. Season the frozen drumsticks with salt, pepper and parsley. Place the lid on the instant pot, set the valve to sealing and cook for 20 minutes on manual pressure cook.
    Frozen Chicken Drumsticks In Instant Pot
  • Load seasonings into a small bowl and mix.
    Frozen Chicken Drumsticks In Instant Pot
  • When the instant pot beeps, manually release pressure. Brush your seasoning over the skin of your just cooked chicken drumsticks.
    Frozen Chicken Drumsticks In Instant Pot
  • Crisp. Replace the instant pot lid with the air fryer lid. Set the time to 10 minutes with a temperature of 260c/500f. Then you will have crispy skin. If it is not crispy enough for you, add a little extra virgin olive oil spray and cook for another 3 minutes.
    Frozen Chicken Drumsticks In Instant Pot
  • Finish. Use kitchen tongs to remove the chicken drumsticks as they will be very hot. Load onto plates and serve with your favourite sides.
    instant pot frozen chicken drumsticks


Warning. If using the air fryer crisp lid, they get incredibly hot. Be careful when removing it from the instant pot and place it on a heat mat.
Thanks for reading our instant pot frozen chicken drumsticks recipe on Recipe This. We have many more instant pot recipes for you to check out next. Though, our personal recommendation would be to pair our instant pot chicken drumsticks with a salad or our air fryer frozen broccoli.


Calories: 170kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 70mg | Sodium: 94mg | Potassium: 169mg | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 115IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 1mg
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