Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken Chili

Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken Chili

Total Time: 00h 25m
Hands-on Time: 00h 20m
Makes: 4 - 6 servings

Instant Pot® recipe, what more can we say? Zesty Buffalo chicken chili. Quick. Easy. And super yummy with chicken, veggies, cream cheese and Frontier Co-op® Organic Buffalo Dry Rub!

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  • 1 tablespoon neutral oil
  • 1 medium yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 medium bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 ribs celery, minced
  • 2 carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 3 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 box (32 ounces) chicken broth
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts (can be frozen -- add 2 minutes to cooking time if so)
  • 2 cans Great Northern beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 tablespoons Frontier Co-op® Organic Buffalo Dry Rub
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, cubed


  1. Set Instant Pot to sauté.
  2. Into pot, add oil, onion, bell pepper, celery and carrots; sauté for 2 minutes.
  3. Add tomato paste and let mixture cook for another 2 minutes.
  4. Switch Instant Pot to Pressure Cook.
  5. Add broth, chicken breasts, beans and Buffalo Seasoning. Pressure-cook on high for 10 minutes.
  6. Force-release pressure (making sure to follow manufacturer’s instructions).
  7. Remove chicken and shred with two forks.
  8. For a thicker chili broth, mash beans in Instant Pot with the back of a spoon.
  9. Add shredded chicken back into pot; add cream cheese.
  10. Pressure cook for another 2 minutes.
  11. Force-release pressure, stir well and serve.
Chef Suggestions:
  1. Serve with crusty bread.
  2. Garnish with chopped celery or green onions.