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Shredded chicken made in the pressure cooker
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Instant Pot Shredded Chicken Breasts

This yummy recipe combines just a few ingredients to make delicious, moist, and flavorful shredded chicken that can be used in many different ways!
Course Entree
Cuisine American
Keyword Chicken, Instant Pot
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Resting Time: 10 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 165kcal

Ingredients

  • 3 large chicken breasts see Notes
  • 1 cup water or broth
  • 1/2 large yellow onion roughly chopped into chunks
  • 1 large bay leaf
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper

Instructions

  • Place all of the ingredients into an Instant Pot.
  • Set the Pot to cook on high pressure for 25 minutes.
  • Naturally release the pressure (AKA, don't touch it!) for 10 minutes.
  • Manually release remaining pressure.
  • Shred chicken and use as desired.

Notes

Nutrition facts based on using water. WW Points: 2

Nutrition

Calories: 165kcal | Carbohydrates: 0.9g | Protein: 30.2g | Fat: 3.6g | Fiber: 0.2g | Sugar: 0.4g