Instant Pot Apple Maple Chicken Legs

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  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup apple cider
  • 1 Tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 1 Tablespoon mustard (can use 1 teaspoon mustard powder plus 1 Tablespoon apple cider vinegar)
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 Tablespoon tomato paste, ketchup or BBQ sauce
  • 6 chicken legs


  1. Place olive oil in IP and select the saute setting.
  2. When the oil is hot, add the chicken legs and brown on each side, about 1 minute per side.
  3. Meanwhile, add remaining ingredients to a saucepan over medium heat and whisk together. Cook for 2 minutes to thicken slightly.
  4. Pour the homemade apple maple sauce over the chicken legs and turn off the saute setting.
  5. Secure the IP lid and select “meat/stew” for 5 minutes.
  6. Natural release and serve hot.
  7. (If using frozen chicken legs, skip the sautee step and increase cooking by 5 minutes.)
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