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shredded buffalo chicken

Instant Pot Shredded Buffalo Chicken Breast Recipe

This Instant Pot shredded buffalo chicken breast recipe can be made in approximately 15 minutes with only 6 ingredients! The shredded chicken is tender, juicy, and flavorful.
Course Entree
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 174kcal


  • 4 chicken breasts about 1 ½- 2 lbs
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 12 oz Frank's RedHot Buffalo Wing Sauce
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons Tabasco Sauce


  • Add all the ingredients in Instant Pot.
  • Cook on manual high pressure for 10 minutes.
  • Quick release.
  • Shred chicken in Instant pot with two forks.
  • The chicken should absorb most of the sauce.
  • Put on sauté setting until juice is fully absorbed in shredded chicken. Should take about 5 minutes. Remove chicken from Instant Pot. Let it rest about 3 to 5 minutes and serve.



Note: If you want to add a bit of creaminess to the flavor, mix in ¼ cup of ranch after the chicken is shredded.


Calories: 174kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 68mg | Sodium: 203mg | Potassium: 284mg | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 255IU | Vitamin C: 4.1mg | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 0.3mg