Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken Sliders are the most delicious chicken sandwich you will ever have! Full of flavor and made in minutes in the Instant Pot, you will love this chicken slider recipe for a quick dinner or for easy entertaining!

Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken Sliders

Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken Sliders are an amazing dinner recipe or perfect for entertaining! I haven’t met many people who don’t love buffalo chicken recipes, and when you put that delicious spicy chicken on a sweet Hawaiian roll, well then you have an incredible combination. Topped with some ranch dressing and green onion for some texture, this slider recipe may truly be my favorite sandwich ever! If you are looking for new Instant Pot Chicken Breast Recipes, then I have found an amazing one for you!

Shredded Buffalo Chicken Sliders from the Instant Pot

Boneless skinless chicken breasts don’t have the best reputation when it comes to producing amazing recipes, but I knew that the combination of my Instant Pot, buffalo sauce, and chicken breast, would be a match made in heaven. The key to delicious shredded chicken is to get that tender, fall apart texture and the Instant Pot makes shredding chicken easy!

Easy Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken Sliders

I made these Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken Sliders for dinner, but they would be amazing for easy entertaining. I have a formula for perfect party menu planning, and one of my key elements is always a meat based appetizer. Sliders are perfect for parties and they are even better when you can make them ahead of time. Just prepare your chicken in advance and then put them on the buns when you are ready to serve!

Easy Shredded Buffalo Chicken Sliders

While you can certainly use any type of roll you would like, the sweet Hawaiian roll definitely makes this sandwich go from good to amazing. The hit of sweetness pairs perfectly with the tangy buffalo sauce. Feel free to add more hot sauce as desired. I was cooking for my kiddos, so I kept these sandwiches on the milder side. My husband hates blue cheese (he’s crazy!) but you could definitely add that to your sandwich if you are a fan! I think fresh bleu crumbles would be so tasty or even blue cheese dressing drizzled on top!

Buffalo Chicken Sliders made in the Instant Pot

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How to make Buffalo Chicken Sliders in the Instant Pot

Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken Sliders
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Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken Sliders

Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken Sliders are tangy and a little sweet, then topped with creamy ranch dressing and green onion! YUM!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 12 sandwiches
Author Amanda @ Old House to New Home


  • 2.5 pounds of chicken breast cut into large pieces (about 3 large chicken breasts
  • 4 tablespoons of butter cut into pieces
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 3/4 cup hot sauce
  • 1/2 packet dry ranch dressing mix
  • 2 cloves of garlic minced
  • 8 ounces of cheddar cheese shredded
  • 3 green onions diced
  • 1/2 cup ranch dressing
  • 12 sweet Hawaiian rolls


  1. Add chicken pieces to the Instant Pot. Top with the butter pieces and then season with the dry ranch dressing mix.
  2. In a measuring cup, mix together the chicken broth, hot sauce, and garlic cloves. Pour over chicken.
  3. Put on the Instant Pot lid and turn to seal. Set manual or pressure cook button to 15 minutes. Let cook and then release pressure naturally.
  4. Once pressure is released, open the lid and shred the chicken using two forks. Let chicken soak in the sauce for a few minutes.
  5. To assemble sandwiches, layer each roll with buffalo chicken, cheese, ranch dressing and then green onions. Serve warm.

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20 thoughts on “Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken Sliders

  1. What kind of hot sauce do you use? 3/4 cup seems like a lot…for regular hot sauce….is there some that are milder than others?

    1. I use Frank’s! The chicken just cooks in the sauce, it doesn’t’ all absorb into the chicken, so I don’t find it too spicy! You could definitely use less if you would like.

  2. I am assuming that the liquid ranch dressing is to be drizzled on top of the chicken and cheese before you placed the green onions? This part seem to be eliminated from the directions.

  3. Is this recipe time for frozen chicken? If not, how long should I cook if the breasts are frozen?

    1. No, I used defrosted chicken. I would add about 5 minutes if they are in tender form or 10 minutes if its a big block of frozen chicken.

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