Instant Pot Chicken Wings

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: dairy free, gluten free, instant pot
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 17 minutes
Pressure Release: 5 minutes
Servings: 4 Servings
Author: Amanda Carlisle
Make the best chicken wing from frozen to amazing in under 30 minute wtih this Simple Instant Pot Chicken Wings Recipe! Toss with your favorite sauce and enjoy! 
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  • 4 lbs chicken wings fresh or frozen
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sauce buffalo, bbq, teriyaki, etc.


  • Add 1 cup of water to your instant pot.
  • Place the trivet with handles or steamer basket in the pot and stack the fresh or frozen wings directly onto it.
  • Close the lid and make sure the valve points to sealed.
  • Press the poultry button (or pressure cook button depending on model) and set the timer for 12 minutes for frozen chicken wings and 8 minutes for fresh chicken wings. 
  • While the wings cook line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.
  • When the wings are done allow them to naturally depressurize for 5 minutes. Then remove the lid carefully and remove the steamer basket or trivet with chicken wings.
  • Toss the wings in a bowl with the sauce of your choice and spread them out on the foil lined baking sheet.
  • Broil the chicken wings for about 5 minutes. You may choose more or less time depending on how crispy you would like your wings and how hot your oven is.
  • Serve with extra dipping sauce. ENJOY!

Gluten Free

  • As long as your sauce is gluten free these wings will naturally be gluten free