How to cook fresh or frozen chicken breast in the Instant Pot. Set the Instant Pot to saute you can also do this step stovetop and brown the chicken breasts on each.
Next cook the chicken on high pressure.
Chicken breast in instant pot. Working in batches sear chicken on both sides until golden 3 minutes per side. Remove the chicken breast from the pot then pour the sauce into a separate bowl. Place the chicken on a trivet and cook on high pressure for 3.
Transfer to a plate and sprinkle. Place the shredded chicken back into the Instant Pot and slowly add the sauce. Place the chicken in the Instant Pot.
Shred the chicken with a fork. Add 1 cup of liquid to the instant pot water chicken broth pineapple or apple juice. Add the dry spices crushed tomatoes and barbecue sauce.
To thaw average-size skinless boneless frozen chicken breasts in an Instant Pot place 12 cup water in the bottom of the pot. Combine seasonings in bowl and season both sides of each chicken breast to taste. Place inner pot into the instant pot and place the trivet in the bottom.
Set Instant Pot to Sauté setting and heat oil. Once hot add chicken breasts.