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Bowl of instant pot bbq chicken with cilantro.

Instant Pot BBQ Chicken

  • Author: Erin Jensen
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Additional IP time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x
  • Category: Chicken
  • Method: Instant Pot
  • Cuisine: American

Ingredients

Scale
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 4 large boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup BBQ Sauce of your choice

Instructions

  1. Add 1 cup of chicken broth (or water) to Instant Pot.
  2. Place chicken inside (no need for trivet).
  3. Set Instant Pot to “Seal” and cook on High Pressure for 8-10 minutes.
  4. Allow Instant Pot to naturally release.
  5. Remove chicken and place on a plate; pour out any remaining liquid in the Instant Pot. Shred the chicken with two forks and place back in the Instant Pot.
  6. Add BBQ Sauce and stir to combine.

Notes

  • BBQ Sauce: use whatever kind you want, but if you are keeping this paleo/Whole30 then just make sure your ingredients are compatible.
  • Serving: we love these BBQ Chicken Tacos or these BBQ Chicken Sandwiches!

Keywords: instant pot bbq chicken