Buffalo wings made simple in an Instant Pot(R) and without the fry. The Instant Pot(R) cooks these to perfection. They hold together for easy handling but as soon as you sink your teeth into them, they are fall-off-the-bone tender. Serve with carrot sticks, celery, and ranch if desired.

Soup Loving Nicole
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

Directions

  • Pour water into a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot(R)). Set trivet inside and place wings on top. Secure the lid, seal, and select Manual setting. Cook on high pressure according to manufacturer's instructions; set timer for 10 minutes. Allow 10 to 15 minutes for pressure to build.

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  • Mix wing sauce and ranch dressing mix in a large bowl. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.

  • Release pressure carefully using the quick-release method according to manufacturer's instructions, about 5 minutes. Unlock and remove the lid carefully. Transfer wings to the bowl of sauce using tongs. Toss to coat.

  • Place a wire baking rack over the foil-lined baking sheet and arrange wings on top.

  • Set an oven rack about 6 inches from the heat source and preheat the oven's broiler to high. Broil wings for 5 minutes. Flip wings and cook until crispy, about 5 minutes more. Toss with any remaining sauce if desired.

Nutrition Facts

95 calories; 5.5 g total fat; 20 mg cholesterol; 683 mg sodium. 4 g carbohydrates; 7.2 g protein; Full Nutrition

Reviews (10)

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Rating: 5 stars
01/23/2019
I made the first set of wings (my Instant Pot only fit about six wings on the trivet) to the letter for the recipe. They came out great except that I had a hard time getting the sauce to stick to the wings. I found the best way to do this was cook them as instructed in the Instant Pot then coat them in the sauce broil them for five minutes coat them again and broil them for three minutes. This gives the wings a saucier flavor and allows for easy dipping as they are no longer "wet." All in all these turned out great and were a big hit! Read More
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  • 5 star values: 9
  • 4 star values: 3
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Rating: 5 stars
01/23/2019
I made the first set of wings (my Instant Pot only fit about six wings on the trivet) to the letter for the recipe. They came out great except that I had a hard time getting the sauce to stick to the wings. I found the best way to do this was cook them as instructed in the Instant Pot then coat them in the sauce broil them for five minutes coat them again and broil them for three minutes. This gives the wings a saucier flavor and allows for easy dipping as they are no longer "wet." All in all these turned out great and were a big hit! Read More
(3)
Rating: 5 stars
01/23/2019
I made the first set of wings (my Instant Pot only fit about six wings on the trivet) to the letter for the recipe. They came out great except that I had a hard time getting the sauce to stick to the wings. I found the best way to do this was cook them as instructed in the Instant Pot then coat them in the sauce broil them for five minutes coat them again and broil them for three minutes. This gives the wings a saucier flavor and allows for easy dipping as they are no longer "wet." All in all these turned out great and were a big hit! Read More
(3)
Rating: 5 stars
12/08/2018
Excellent recipe. My picky grandkids loved it and wanted more. Will double recipe next time. This is also great as a carry in. One change made as kiddos loathe anything hot and spicy. Stuck with Ranch Dressing all around. Love the idea and technique of finishing under the broiler. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
10/28/2018
Excellent recipe and fall off the bone goodness! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
08/02/2019
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Rating: 5 stars
06/02/2019
I made this for a party and everyone RAVED about them. I used chicken thighs instead of wings and they were unbelievable! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
02/04/2019
Easy and delicious! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
04/07/2019
Loved it! Added a little garlic powder to wings before cooking. They were easy and yummy! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
08/22/2019
I made these and had a couple want to fall off the bone taking them out of the Instapot. It did take a little longer under the broiler than five minutes for me. They turned out very well and I will make them again. Read More
Rating: 4 stars
12/17/2018
I never get tired of eating wings. This recipe is a keeper. Read More