buffalo chicken pasta on a black plate

You've been asking and I've finally got it for you! One of my most made recipes, Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Pasta, has been converted to the Instant Pot! So cheesy, spicy and delicious.. and now, quick!! 

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 471 kcal
Author Slow Cooker Gourmet


  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup buffalo wing sauce
  • 1 tablespoon ranch dressing mix
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 8 ounces rotini pasta noodles
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar
  • 1 tablespoon corn starch + 1 tablespoon water whisked together until smooth


  1. Cut chicken into tiny bite sized pieces and add to Instant Pot along with sauce, ranch mix, seasonings and noodles

  2. Top with broth, cover and set to high pressure for 8 minutes

  3. Allow 5 minute natural pressure release when done and then to a quick release

  4. Stir in cheese, cream cheese and cornstarch slurry until smooth and melted

Nutrition Facts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 471 Calories from Fat 198
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22g 34%
Saturated Fat 12g 60%
Cholesterol 109mg 36%
Sodium 1285mg 54%
Potassium 598mg 17%
Total Carbohydrates 35g 12%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 2g
Protein 31g 62%
Vitamin A 15%
Vitamin C 19.2%
Calcium 19.1%
Iron 8.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.