Chicken and pasta are two of my favorite foods, and when you combine them in a dish, it is like fireworks! Instant pot chicken scampi is a copycat recipe from Olive Garden. It gives you that restaurant quality taste, made in your kitchen in no time flat. You might think this dish is complex, but because it is made in the instant pot it makes it super easy. I will share how to make Instant Pot Olive Garden CopyCat Chicken Scampi below. Grab a bottle of wine and start cooking!
If you haven’t figured out by now I am pretty obsessed with my Instant Pot. For pretty much any meal I serve up these days, I think to myself can I use my instant pot for that? Most often the answer is yes! If you are new to the instant pot or still debating on buying one, I highly recommend it. If you are a beginner, check out my instant pot beginners guide to mastering the pressure cooker. You might find this pretty helpful!
Instant pot and electric Pressure Cookers shaves around 70% off the cook time for most dishes compared to other methods of cooking. It is making a huge splash around the globe. The instant pot also helps preserve nutrients in the food and keeps all the food you make pretty moist and flavorful. For me trying to serve food that has nutritional value is key, and the instant pot makes me feel good about what I am serving up for my family. Best of all you save money using your Instant Pot A Month of Budget-Friendly Instant Pot Meals!
Now on to this glorious dish. Instant Pot Olive Garden CopyCat Chicken Scampi is so creamy and savory, you might just attempt to lick your plate to get all the creamy goodness. I always like to serve with breadsticks or rolls so we can use that to clean up all the creamy sauce that is left on the plate. This is one popular dish at Olive Garden and so is the shrimp scampi. We just really love chicken in our home, so I love creating meals that incorporate it.
Here are some more Instant Pot CopyCat Recipes you might also enjoy!
You get the authentic flavors of the dish as you would if you went to your local Olive Garden and it is so close to the regular recipe, no one will be able to know the difference. Plus, one thing I love most is I can cook this and be in my pajamas, sit down and binge watch my favorite show, and not have to be in a crowded restaurant to enjoy one of our favorite dishes when we go! Now tell me that isn’t a huge plus? Instant Pot Olive Garden CopyCat Chicken Scampi right from your home 🙂
Instant Pot Olive Garden Copy Cat Chicken Scampi
- 1 pound chicken breast Cubed
- 3 Peppers sliced I used one yellow, green, and a Red pepper.
- 1 onion chopped
- 1 tbsp italian seasonings
- 6 cloves garlic chopped
- 1 cup heavy cream
- 1 cup White Wine
- 1 tbs olive oil
- 16 oz pasta
- 3 cups water
Turn pot on saute
Add Oil, garlic, and onion, saute for 1 minute
Add cubed chicken and saute until outside is all white about 2-3 minutes
Add White Wine and seasonings
Add pasta and water just enough water to nearly cover your pasta
4 minutes high pressure
Placepot back on saute and stir in heavy cream
allow thickening, about 1-2 minutes
Garnish with Romano cheese