Instant Pot® Pulled Chicken

Instant Pot® Pulled Chicken Great, easy, and fast BBQ pulled chicken in the Instant Pot®, no grilling needed! The grandchildren really enjoy this and ask for it often.

Ingredients

Original recipe yields 10 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 10 mins

    COOK : 1 hr

    TOTAL : 10 mins

    SERVING : 10

    YIELD : 10 servings

  • Mix salt, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, and pepper in a bowl. Cut chicken into 3- to 4-inch pieces and place in a large resealable plastic bag. Sprinkle the salt mixture over the chicken in the bag. Seal the bag and shake to completely coat the chicken.

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  • Pour water into a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot®). Place the wire rack into the pot. Arrange chicken on the rack. Close and lock the lid. Select Meat/Poultry function; set timer for 50 minutes. Allow 10 to 15 minutes for pressure to build.

  • Release pressure using the natural-release method according to manufacturer’s instructions, about 10 minutes.

  • Transfer chicken to a bowl. Shred using 2 forks. Add 1/2 cup of liquid from the pot and liquid smoke; mix well. Serve on buns and top with barbeque sauce.

Per Serving: 282 calories; protein 25.8g; carbohydrates 31.2g; fat 5.1g; cholesterol 58.6mg; sodium 953.5mg. Nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of sauce ingredients. The actual amount of sauce consumed will vary.