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Instant Pot Pulled BBQ Chicken sandwich Recipe

Quick & Delicious Instant Pot Pulled BBQ Chicken Recipe

Gina
This quick and delicious Instant Pot pulled BBQ chicken recipe is perfect for sandwiches, BBQ plates, or tacos in just 30 minutes.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
natural pressure release 10 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 8
Calories 349 kcal

Equipment

Ingredients
  

  • 1.5 lbs chicken breast boneless and skinless
  • 1.5 lbs chicken thighs boneless and skinless
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon liquid smoke optional
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 cup BBQ sauce

Instructions
 

  • Pour chicken broth and bbq sauce in to pressure pot pan. Whisk to blend well.
  • Combine dry ingredients in a shallow bowl. Dredge chicken in seasoning mix, covering well.
  • Place chicken into pressure pot. Secure the lid onto the Instant Pot. Be sure steam valve is closed to sealed.
  • Set to high for 15 minutes.
  • When cooking time is over allow natural pressure release for 10 minutes.
  • Flip quick release valve to open. Once pressure is gone, carefully open the lid. Remove chicken from the Instant Pot and place in a medium size bowl.
  • Place chicken in a medium-size bowl and break apart using two forks, pulling opposite directions. Continue until the chicken is all pulled apart.
  • Add a little of the cooking juice back into the chicken to keep it moist.
  • Serve on a bun topped with coleslaw and pickles.

Notes

 If you have a large amount of chicken, a quick way is to cut up cooked a hand mixer! Place the chicken in a large mixing bowl, then use a hand mixer on low speed to break the chicken into shreds.
Place chicken in a medium-size bowl and break apart using two forks, pulling opposite directions. Continue until the chicken is all pulled apart.

Nutrition

Serving: 1gCalories: 349kcalCarbohydrates: 16gProtein: 32gFat: 17gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 138mgSodium: 933mgPotassium: 608mgFiber: 1gSugar: 12gVitamin A: 271IUVitamin C: 3mgCalcium: 27mgIron: 1mg
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