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Barbeque Chicken Thighs

Instant Pot Barbeque Chicken Thighs

Chicken thighs cooked in instant pot, crisped in broiler
Course dinner, Main Course
Cuisine BBQ
Keyword barbeque, Chicken
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6


  • Pressure Cooker
  • Broiler


  • 6-8 2.5 3 lbs chicken thighs or drumsticks bone-in, skin on
  • 1 bottle favorite barbeque sauce I made sugar free - recipe coming soon
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup chicken broth water can be substituted
  • 2-3 drops liquid smoke optional
  • 1 tsp garlic powder optional
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder optional
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar optional


  • 1. Put 1 cup chicken broth and 3 drops liquid smoke (optional) place steamer basket or trivet
    in the steamer.
  • 2. Season both sides of chicken with salt and pepper layer chicken in the basket. Close the lid
    pressure cook at High Pressure for 8 minutes, Natural Release 10 minutes
  • 3. Spice up your store-bought barbeque sauce (if you choose) add garlic powder, onion
    powder, and apple cider vinegar
  • 4. Place chicken on a foil-lined baking sheet, generously apply your barbeque sauce
  • 5. Place chicken under the broiler on high for 5-10 minutes until chicken is browned and
  • 6. Serve and enjoy