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Instant Pot Shredded Chicken

Instant Pot Shredded Chicken

Make a Delicious Meal and Do Meal Prep all at the Same time with This Quick & Easy Shredded Chicken

Course Easy Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword Instant Pot Shredded Chicken
Prep Time 1 minute
Cook Time 7 minutes
Total Time 8 minutes
Servings 3
Calories 260 kcal
Author DinnerPlanner


  • 1 lb. boneless chicken breasts (or use 2 lbs.
  • salt & pepper
  • 2 teaspoons sunflower seed oil
  • 2 tablespoons chicken broth Or 1/4 cup if using 2 lbs. of chicken
  • sprinkle of dried thyme and parsley


  1. Lightly salt & pepper both sides of the chicken.

  2. Lightly coat the bottom of the Instant Pot with sunflower seed oil.

  3. Add chicken to the pot in a single layer if possible.

  4. Add the chicken broth to the sides of the chicken.

  5. Close the lid of the Instant Pot and set the Valve to "SEALING."

  6. Push the "PRESSURE COOK" button and set time for 7 minutes. If using 2 lbs. of boneless chicken breasts, set the time for 14 minutes. (For 2 lbs. of chicken, let the chicken rest in the pot for 2 minutes before hitting the "Quick Release." 

  7. Once the time is up, hit the "Quick Release" and remove chicken to a cutting board.

  8. Cut chicken in smaller pieces and shred using your fingers or two forks.

Nutrition Facts
Instant Pot Shredded Chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 260
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.