Instant Pot Chicken Wings

These Instant Pot Chicken Wings are savory, full of flavor, and best of all… they are SO easy to make! BBQ Chicken Wings with a zesty sauce made effortlessly in the Instant Pot and broiled in the oven for a crispy finish! 

Author: Jennifer Fishkind
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Servings: 10
Instant Pot Chicken Wings
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  • 2 pounds chicken wings (fresh)

BBQ Sauce

  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 3/4 Tablespoon dry mustard powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne powder
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch


  1. Place wings in a single layer in the pressure cooker.
  2. Whisk together bbq sauce, ketchup, balsamic vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, sugar, mustard, chili powder, cumin and cayenne powder. Pour over chicken.
  3. Lock lid and seal vent. Set to manual mode, high pressure for 10 minutes.
  4. Perform quick release.
  5. Remove chicken pieces using tongs and place on a baking sheet.
  6. Set cooker to saute mode and let sauce cook down for about 10 minutes.
  7. Sprinkle and whisk in cornstarch to thicken sauce.
  8. Baste sauce onto chicken wings. Broil for about 5 minutes. Add more sauce to each wing and Broil for another 5 minutes. Flip wings and baste. Broil for 5 minutes.

Nutrition per serving

Calories: 130kcal
Fat: 8g
Saturated fat: 2g
Cholesterol: 38mg
Sodium: 153mg
Potassium: 123mg
Carbohydrates: 4g
Fiber: 1g
Sugar: 3g
Protein: 9g
Vitamin A: 174%
Vitamin C: 1%
Calcium: 9%
Iron: 1%
Keyword: chicken, Food for a Crowd, Game Day Food, Instant Pot, Party Food
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