Instant Pot Pulled Chicken Sandwiches are made with moist and juicy shredded chicken breasts and thighs, smothered in your favorite BBQ rub and sauce.
Servings: 12 sliders
Calories: 343 kcal
- 3 pounds (1.35kg) boneless skinless chicken breast and thighs
- 3 tablespoons BBQ rub more or less, to taste
- 1 ¼ cups (300ml) reduced sodium chicken broth
- 1 teaspoon liquid smoke
- 1 cup (240ml) BBQ sauce
- 12 sandwich buns or sandwich rolls or slider buns
- coleslaw for serving
Combine the chicken and BBQ rub in a bowl and set it aside.
Add broth to Instant Pot insert. Add chicken in, pushing chicken down as much as possible under the liquid.
Cover and seal your pot. Select Pressure Cook/Manual on high pressure for 15 minutes.
Allow for a natural pressure release of 10 minutes, then perform a quick pressure release.
Remove chicken from your Instant Pot and set onto a plate or bowl. Shred your chicken.
Remove liquid from Instant Pot and add chicken back in. Next, add about half a cup of the cooking liquid with 1 cup of BBQ sauce (or more, to your taste) and stir it all together.
TO MAKE BBQ PULLED CHICKEN SANDWICHES:
Split sandwich buns or rolls.
Top the bottom bun with a scoop of Instant Pot shredded chicken.
Add coleslaw and close up your sandwiches.
Serve and enjoy!