how to cook drumsticks in instant pot

how to cook drumsticks in instant pot

How to Cook Drumsticks in an Instant Pot

Cooking drumsticks in an Instant Pot is a quick and easy way to add juicy, flavorful protein to your meals. Here are the step-by-step instructions for making delicious drumsticks in your Instant Pot:


  • 2 pounds (900g) chicken drumsticks
  • 1 teaspoon (5 ml) kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons (30 ml) garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons (30 ml) onion powder
  • ¼ teaspoon (1.25 ml) black pepper
  • 1 cup (240 ml) chicken broth


  1. Pat the drumsticks dry with a paper towel. Sprinkle with salt, garlic powder, onion powder, and black pepper.
  2. Pour the chicken broth into the Instant Pot. Add the drumsticks to the pot.
  3. Close the lid and seal the vent, then select the PRESSURE COOK setting. Set the timer for 8 minutes.
  4. Once the cooking time is up, let the pressure release naturally for 10 minutes.
  5. Carefully open the Instant Pot and transfer the drumsticks to a baking sheet. Bake at 400°F (205°C) for 5 minutes or until cooked through.
  6. Enjoy the crispy drumsticks!

With just a few simple steps, you can have delicious, juicy drumsticks made in your Instant Pot. Now you never have to worry about over- or under-cooking them again.