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Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken Recipe

This easy Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken Recipe uses only 5 ingredients and makes shredded chicken for sliders,  wraps, salads, appetizers and dip. 
Course Main
Cuisine American
Keyword Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken recipe
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 200kcal
Author Dee
Cost $5


  • 3 large boneless chicken breasts (2 pounds)
  • 1 12-ounce bottle Buffalo Sauce (about 2 cups)
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons ranch dressing


  • Place chicken breasts in the inner liner of Instant Pot
  • Pour Buffalo wing sauce over chicken, and add water and butter
  • Cover, turn valve to Sealing position, and hit PRESSURE COOK (or manual) for 10 minutes.
  • When pot beeps, allow 10 minute natural release, then turn valve to Venting to release remaining pressure.
  • When pin drops, open lid, and stir in ranch dressing. Shred chicken using hand mixer or shred chicken using 2 forks. 



Recipe was made in 6-quart Instant Pot electric pressure cooker but can also be made in 8 quart.
For high altitude, cook for 15 minutes with 10 minute release, or until chicken is at least 165 degrees according to meat thermometer and easily shreds.


Calories: 200kcal