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Instant Pot Bbq Chicken thighs

Instant pot bbq chicken thighs recipe so simple, easy and quick. This pressure cooker chicken thighs are not only tender, they are juicy and super delicious. Learn how to cook chicken thighs from fresh or frozen chicken.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, British
Keyword: how to cook chicken thighs in instant pot, instant pot bbq chicken thighs, Instant pot chicken thighs, Instant pot chicken thighs recipe
Servings: 4
Author: Olukemi

Equipment

  • Instant Pot

Ingredients

  • 2 lb Chicken thighs
  • 1 teaspoon Parsley
  • 1 teaspoon Paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon Black pepper
  • 3-4 tablespoons Bbq Sauce
  • Salt to taste

Instructions

  • Pat chicken dry with a paper towel.
    Add paprika, parsley, black pepper, salt and half of the bbq sauce. Mix together.
  • Pour a cup of water in the pot of the instant pot then put in a trivet.
  • Arrange marinated chicken thighs on the trivet then close the instant pot with its lid. Lock the knob into sealing.
  • Switch on instant pot and set to manual pressure cook on high for 14 minutes. After the 14 minutes cycle is completed, do a 3 minutes natural release.
  • Take out the chicken and arrange on an oven tray. Brush with the remaining half of the barbeque sauce then grill/bake in the oven at 200C for 10 minutes.
  • Serve bbq chicken thighs with sides and enjoy.

Instant Pot Bbq Chicken Thighs from Frozen.

  • Deglaze and seperate the chicken.
    Add paprika, parsley, black pepper, salt and half of the bbq sauce. Mix together
  • Pour a cup of water in the pot of the instant pot then put in a trivet.
  • Arrange marinated chicken thighs on the trivet then close the instant pot with its lid. Lock the knob into sealing.
  • Switch on instant pot and set to manual pressure cook on high for 18 minutes. After the 18 minutes cycle is completed, do a 3 minutes natural release.
  • Take out the chicken and arrange on an oven tray. Brush with the remaining half of the barbeque sauce then grill/bake in the oven at 200C for 10 minutes

Notes

Bbq chicken will last in the fridge for up to 3 days. It will last in the freezer for 3 months. Leave to cool before storing.
Reheat in the oven or microwave.