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Shredded chicken is really easy to make in your Instant Pot®. Make this big batch and reheat as needed.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
30 mins
additional:
5 mins
total:
45 mins
Servings:
16
Yield:
4 pounds chicken
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Ingredients

16
Original recipe yields 16 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Combine chicken breasts, water, salt, and pepper in a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot®). Close and lock the lid. Select high pressure according to manufacturer's instructions; set timer for 20 minutes. Allow 10 to 15 minutes for pressure to build.

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  • Release pressure carefully using the quick-release method according to manufacturer's instructions, about 5 minutes. Unlock and remove the lid.

  • Shred the chicken using 2 forks. Store shredded chicken in an airtight container with the liquid to help keep it moist.

Cook's Note:

Substitute chicken broth for the water if preferred.

Nutrition Facts

115 calories; protein 22.1g; fat 2.3g; cholesterol 58.6mg; sodium 193.5mg. Full Nutrition
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