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Instant Pot BBQ Chicken

Easy Instant Pot BBQ Chicken
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 780kcal
Author: Heather


  • 2 lbs boneless chicken breasts
  • 3/4 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • 1/2 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon dry mustard


  • Turn Instant Pot on Saute mode and add butter, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, sugar, salt, chili powder, paprika and dry mustard. Whisk until butter has melted.
  • Add chicken to Instant Pot and cover with lid. Select Poultry mode.
  • When cooking time is done, let the Instant Pot do a natural release of pressure. 
  • Remove chicken and shred with fork. Add chicken back into pot with the sauce and stir to cover chicken with sauce. 
  • Serve with rice, on a bun, a taco shell or mashed potatoes. 


Calories: 780kcal