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An overview shot of a bowl of buffalo chicken on a grey background next to greens and buffalo sauce

Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken (Whole30, Paleo)

  • Author: Cate & Co. Kitchen
  • Prep Time: 2 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 17 minutes
  • Total Time: 19 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x
  • Category: Whole30, Dinner
  • Method: Instant Pot
  • Cuisine: American


This Whole30 Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken is such an easy and delicious meal!  The chicken is juicy and flavorful with a buffalo sauce that is perfect for the entire family.  This dish makes a great paleo, Whole30, dairy free and gluten free dinner that will be on the table in less than 30 minutes.


  • 2 lb chicken breast
  • 1 cup frank's hot sauce
  • 1/3 cup ghee
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup honey (omit for Whole30)


  1. Add all ingredients to instant pot, seal the valve, and pressure cook for 12 minutes.
  2. Allow the pot to naturally release for 5 minutes before manually releasing to pressure valve.
  3. Shred the chicken and serve as desired!

Keywords: Whole30 Recipe, Whole30 Dinner, Buffalo Chicken