Instant Pot BBQ Chicken with Pineapple Slaw

Instant Pot BBQ Chicken with Pineapple Slaw

Grab that Instant Pot and let it do the bulk of the work! nothing like a simple, yet decadent taco night to save the day!


Pineapple Slaw

  • 1 cup 1 c diced fresh pineapple
  • 1 jalapeno, thinly sliced (Not a spice fan? Remove seeds and veins from the jalapeno.)
  • 1/4 cup minced white onion
  • 1/4 cup torn cilantro leaves
  • 1/4 cup quartered cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cup julienned cabbage


  • Whisk together water, bbq sauce, salt and pepper in Instant Pot then add whole chicken breasts.
  • Lock lid and set to high pressure for 15 minutes. When time is up, let pressure naturally release for 10 minutes then release all remaining pressure.
  • Remove chicken from pot and shred using two forks.
  • Turn Instant Pot onto sauté setting and add cornstarch mixture to pot, whisking until sauce thickens.
  • Add chicken back to the pot and heat through. While chicken is cooking, make your pineapple slaw.
  • To make pineapple slaw, combine all ingredients. To assemble tacos, add bbq chicken onto a warm tortilla then top with pineapple slaw. Repeat with remaining chicken and slaw.