Bourbon BBQ Chicken


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Servings: 6
  • 3⁄4 cup barbecue sauce
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1 tablespoon Bourbon (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small onion, sliced
  • 2 lbs boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • In a small bowl, combine 1/2 cup barbecue sauce, paprika and bourbon; whisk well to combine and set aside.
  • Set the Instant Pot to sautÚ mode, add oil and onion and cook for 3 minutes until onion is softened.
  • Add chicken thighs and sauce and stir gently to coat.
  • Cover, lock the lid and set the valve to the sealing position. Set to Pressure Cook on high for 15 minutes.
  • When cook time is done, quick release the pressure and remove the lid.
  • Remove 1 cup of the liquid and set aside.
  • Shred the chicken with 2 forks and add remaining ╝ cup of barbecue sauce.
  • Serve warm.

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