Beer Can BBQ Chicken in Instant Pot

barbara lentz


Delicious moist BBQ chicken in 15 minutes.


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5 Min
15 Min
Pressure Cooker/Instant Pot


  • 1 medium
    onion diced
  • 4 clove
    garlic minced
  • 4 Tbsp
  • 1 can(s)
    beer i used coors light
  • 3
    chicken thighs
  • ·
    salt and pepper
  • ·
    favorite bbq sauce

How to Make Beer Can BBQ Chicken in Instant Pot


  1. Place the butter in Instant Pot and select saute. Once the butter has melted add the onion and garlic. Saute until onions are translucent. Take the chicken thighs and add salt and pepper. Push the onions aside and add the chicken to the pot. Brown the chicken on both sides. Remove the chicken form the pot. Select cancel
  2. Pour in the can of beer. Place the trivet in the pot letting it lean a bit to keep it upright. Place the chicken thighs on top of the trivet. Pour some BBQ sauce over the chicken.
  3. Secure the lid. Select manual and add 15 minutes to the time. Once done. Quick release. Remove lid and serve

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About Beer Can BBQ Chicken in Instant Pot

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American

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