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Instant Pot Garlic Butter Parmesan Chicken Wings on a white plate

Instant Pot Garlic Butter Parmesan Chicken Wings

Pressure Cooker Chicken Wings with Garlic Butter and Parmesan are quick and easy to make in the Instant and sure to be a crowd favorite. They're tender, juicy, and full of flavor in thirty minutes!
Course Appetizer, Main Entree
Cuisine American
Keyword garlic butter parmesan chicken wings, Instant Pot chicken wings
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Broil 5 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 477kcal
Author lalaine


  • Pressure cooker with trivet or steamer basket
  • Baking sheet


  • 1 cup water
  • 3 pounds chicken wings, cut tino drummettes and wingettes
  • 2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 4 cloves garlic, peeled and minced (about 1 tablespoon)
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, shredded
  • 2 tablespoons fresh Parsley, chopped


  • Add 1 cup of water to the Instant Pot and place a trivet with handle or steamer basket in the pot.
  • In a large bowl, combine chicken wings, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper. Toss until meat is fully coated.
  • Arrange seasoned chicken on the trivet or in the steamer basket.
  • Close the lid and set the valve to SEALING position seal the lid, set to Pressure Cook on High for 5 minutes.
  • In a saucepan over medium-low heat, combine butter and minced garlic. Cook, stirring occasionally, until butter is melted and infused with flavor.
  • When cooking is done, do a QUICK RELEASE. Using tongs, carefully remove the chicken wings from the Instant Pot and in a bowl, toss with the garlic butter mixture until coated.
  • Arrange in a single layer on a lightly-greased baking sheet and broil on High in the oven for about 3-5 minutes or until the skin begins to brown.
  • Remove from oven and top with shredded Parmesan cheese and fresh parsley. Set hot with dipping sauce.


Calories: 477kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 39g | Fat: 33g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 152mg | Sodium: 1518mg | Potassium: 350mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 561IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 195mg | Iron: 2mg