Instant Pot Honey Mustard Shredded Chicken Sandwiches
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
These sandwiches are easy, flavorful, and perfect to serve a crowd!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 2 - large boneless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 - cup(s) hot water**
  • 1/4 - cup(s) honey
  • 3 - Tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 - tsp vinegar
  • 4 - sliced Provolone cheese**
  • 4 - sandwich buns**
  • Side: - veggies**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Place the chicken breasts in the electric pressure cooker insert with the hot water. Whisk together honey, Dijon mustard and vinegar in a small bowl and pour over chicken breasts.
  2. Steam valve: Sealing.
  3. Cook on: Manual/High for 15 minutes.
  4. Release: Natural or Quick.
  5. Once cooked, use 2 forks to shred the chicken before serving on buns with slice of cheese.
  6. Serve Instant Pot Honey Mustard Shredded Chicken Sandwiches with veggies.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Whisk together 1/2 cup honey, 6 Tbsp Dijon mustard and 2 tsp vinegar.

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie in a round bowl/dish, add the following ingredients:

  • 2 lbs. boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • Salt and pepper
  • Half of the prepared marinade into each bag

Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before adding contents of bag plus water to electric pressure cooker insert. Pressure cook as directed.

Reheating Instructions

Special notes

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Add 5-10 minutes of pressure cooking time, if cooking from completely frozen or mostly frozen. Note that preheat time and release time may vary by appliance.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Omit the Provolone cheese.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Use gluten-free buns or large pieces of lettuce to make lettuce wrapped chicken sandwiches. You could also serve the shredded chicken over rice.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Instant Pot Honey Mustard Shredded Chicken Sandwiches

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw, add hot water to Instant Pot and then add contents of baggie. Cook on high pressure for 15 minutes with sealed valve; then natural release.
Shred chicken and serve on sandwich buns with Provolone cheese.

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