Instant Pot Shredded Chicken

Make delicious and juicy shredded chicken in the instant pot with just a few simple steps.

Recipe By: Madeline
Prep: 2 minutesCook: 22 minutesTotal: 24 minutes
Servings: 4 servings 1x



  1. Place boneless skinless chicken breasts into the Instant Pot and pour chicken broth into the pot with the chicken
  2. Close the Instant Pot and set the nozzle to sealing
  3. Set the Insant Pot to manual high pressure for 12 minutes 
  4. Allow the Instant Pot to come to pressure and cook for 12 minutes
  5. After the Instant Pot beeps all the pressure to relase naturally for 10 minutes (do not touch the nozzle)
  6. After 10 minutes manually release the pressure by switching the nozzle to releasing
  7. Remove the chicken from the Instant Pot and shred using two forks
  8. Pour some of the leftover chicken broth from the IP over the shredded chicken and toss to mix in
  9. Enjoy immediately or store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days
This website provides approximate nutrition information for convenience and as a courtesy only. Nutrition data is gathered primarily from the USDA Food Composition Database, whenever available, or otherwise other online calculators.
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