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Instant Pot BBQ Chicken

Instant Pot BBQ Chicken - loaded with delicious flavor and so easy to make. This is a quick Instant Pot recipe the whole family will love!

Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword BBQ Chicken Instant Pot, Instant Pot BBQ Chicken
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Natural Pressure Release 10 minutes
Total Time 28 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 234 kcal


  • 2 1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 18 oz BBQ Sauce
  • 1 cup Coca-Cola
  • 2 Tablespoons Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder


  1. Combine BBQ sauce, Coca-Cola, apple cider vinegar, salt, pepper, garlic powder, and onion powder in Instant Pot. Whisk to combine. Add chicken breasts and turn to coat.

  2. Lock Instant Pot lid in place and make sure Pressure Release Valve is set to sealing. Cook on High Pressure for 8 minutes. Instant Pot will take 10-15 minutes to come to pressure then countdown from 8 minutes. Let Natural Pressure Release, which will take 10-15 minutes.

  3. Unlock Instant Pot lid and remove chicken breasts. Use two forks to shred chicken, then return shredded chicken to Instant Pot and serve.

Nutrition Facts
Instant Pot BBQ Chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 234 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 121mg40%
Sodium 803mg35%
Potassium 705mg20%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 40g80%
Vitamin A 57IU1%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Calcium 9mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.