Instant Pot Chicken Drumsticks in Tomato Sauce

Instant Pot Chicken Drumsticks in Tomato Sauce
Instant Pot Chicken Drumsticks in Tomato Sauce

Keep tracking your macros with these juicy, tender and just wonderful chicken drumsticks in tomato sauce! They are cooked (as usual) with minimum effort but turned out fantastic.

The chicken braised in the Instant Pot with tomato sauce is so tender; it literally falls off the bone. So go, go, go to your kitchen and prepare these chicken drumsticks for dinner to enjoy with your family!

Serving: Prep time:  Cook Time: Total Time:
 for 6 15 min 25 min  40 min

Ingredients:

  • 10 (1340 g / 3 lb) skin on chicken drumsticks
  • 2 (10 g) tbsp. olive oil, divide
  • 1 (150 g) medium onion
  • 2 (10 g) cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 (160 g) medium tomatoes, diced
  • 100 ml. water
  • 1 (30 g) tbsp. tomato paste
  • 1½ tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. dried rosemary
  • 1/2 tsp. dried oregano
Instant Pot Chicken Drumsticks in Tomato Sauce
Instant Pot Chicken Drumsticks in Tomato Sauce

Directions:

  1. Season the chicken with salt and pepper.
  2. In a large skillet, heat 1 tablespoons of oil over medium-high heat and place the chicken drumsticks.
  3. Sear the chicken until golden brown, about 2 minutes per side.
  4. Remove the chicken from the skillet and place in the Instant Pot.
  5. With the same skillet still on medium-high heat, add the remaining 1 tablespoon oil, the onion and sauté for about 3 minutes, until the onion becomes golden. Add the garlic, dried rosemary, oregano, and diced tomatoes; stir about 1 min. Pour this mixture over the chicken.
  6. Combine water with tomato paste in a small bowl, pour over the drumsticks.
  7. Cook for 25-30 min in the Instant Pot on Poultry program until the chicken is cooked through.
  8. Serve the drumsticks over pasta, potato, rice or another side dish and enjoy!
Instant Pot Chicken Drumsticks in Tomato Sauce
Instant Pot Chicken Drumsticks in Tomato Sauce

Calories (per 100 g): 216 cal Calories for the sauce (100 g): 51 cal
Fat: 11.2 g
Carbohydrates: 0 g
Protein: 27.0 g
Fat: 2.32 g
Carbohydrates: 5.84 g
Protein: 1.12 g

Instant Pot Chicken Drumsticks in Tomato Sauce

Instant Pot Chicken Drumsticks - quick and easy dinner that whole family will love. The chicken is tender and juicy with flavorful yummy tomato sauce.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Lunch, Main Course, Supper
Keyword: easy dinner, tender and juicy chicken, chicken drumsticks in tomato sauce, Instant Pot chicken, high protein meal, chicken dinner, protein diet.
Servings: 6 people

Ingredients

  • 10 (1340 g / 3 lb) skin on chicken drumsticks
  • 2 tbsp 10 g olive oil, divide
  • 1 (150 g) medium onion
  • 2 (10 g) cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 (160 g) medium tomatoes, diced
  • 100 ml water
  • 1 tbsp (30 g) tomato paste
  • tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp dried rosemary
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano

Instructions

  • Season the chicken with salt and pepper
  • In a large skillet, heat 1 tablespoons of oil over medium-high heat and place the chicken drumsticks.
  • Sear the chicken until golden brown, about 2 minutes per side
  • Remove the chicken from the skillet and place in the Instant Pot.
  • With the same skillet still on medium-high heat, add the remaining 1 tablespoon oil, the onion and sauté for about 3 minutes, until the onion becomes golden. Add the garlic, dried rosemary, oregano, and diced tomatoes; stir about 1 min. Pour this mixture over the chicken.
  • Combine water with tomato paste in a small bowl, pour over the drumsticks.
  • Cook for 25-30 min in the Instant Pot on Poultry program until the chicken is cooked 
  • Serve the drumsticks over pasta, potato, rice or another side dish and enjoy!

Notes

Calories for the drumsticks (100 g): 216 cal
Calories for the sauce (100 g): 51 cal
Fat: 11.2 g Fat: 2.32 g
Carbohydrates: 0 g Carbohydrates: 5.84 g
Protein: 27.0 g Protein: 1.12 g

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