Shredded Chicken Breast in the Instant Pot
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Instant Pot Shredded Chicken Breast

Shredded chicken breast is always good to have on hand because it can be used in so many different dishes.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
NPR5 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Quick & Easy
Category: Poultry
Cooking Method: Instant Pot
Difficulty: Super Easy
Development Status: Finished
Servings: 8
Calories: 130kcal
Author: Valerie Cooper


  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 4 chicken breasts


  • Stack the chicken breasts in the Instant Pot on top of the trivet.
  • Pour 1 cup of chicken broth over the chicken breasts.
  • Set the Instant Pot to cook for 10 minutes on Manual / Pressure Cook at High Pressure.
  • Once cooking has completed do a 5-minute Natural Pressure Release (NPR). Release any remaining pressure once the 5 minutes have passed.
  • Ensure that the chicken is at a safe internal temperature before serving.
  • Carefully remove the chicken from the Instant Pot and place in a bowl and shred.
  • Your chicken is ready to use in any recipe!


Calories: 130kcal | Protein: 24g | Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 238mg | Potassium: 441mg | Vitamin A: 0.7% | Vitamin C: 4.1% | Calcium: 0.7% | Iron: 2.6%