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Instant Pot Turkey

Servings: 8 :6 oz servings
Calories: 307kcal
Author: Tessa Ludwig


  • Instant Pot or pressure cooker


  • 7 lbs Whole bone-in turkey breast also known as the turkey crown
  • 3 turkey drum sticks
  • 1 celery stalk, cut in 1/2
  • 1 peeled carrot, cut in 1/2
  • 1/4 large sweet onion sliced
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 tsp dried sage
  • 1/2 tsp dried rosemary
  • 2 TBS olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • pepper to taste



  • Place cut carrot, celery, sliced onion, and 2 cups of water in the bottom of the Instant Pot.
  • Place Instant Pot wire rack over the stock.


  • Stir together olive oil, seasonings, salt, and pepper.
  • Rub the olive oil mixture all over the turkey breasts and drumsticks.
  • Place in turkey breast and drum sticks in the wire rack in the Instant Pot. It will be a tight fit.
  • Put Instant Pot lid on, locking it into place. Be sure the lever on top is turned to seal.
  • Manual pressure cook on high for 40 min.
  • When done, release the seal being careful not to burn yourself.
  • Remove turkey from Instant Pot. Saving the stock if using meat for soup or chowder.
  • The meat will be falling off the bone.


Serving: 6oz | Calories: 307kcal | Carbohydrates: 3.8g | Protein: 31.3g | Fat: 18.1g | Saturated Fat: 4.3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.8g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 95mg | Sodium: 631.8mg | Potassium: 70.1mg | Fiber: 0.7g | Sugar: 1.6g | Vitamin A: 76.5IU | Vitamin C: 2.6mg | Calcium: 6.1mg | Iron: 11.5mg