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Instant Pot Chuck Roast Recipe {Honey BBQ}

Instant Pot Chuck Roast is a simple yet delicious recipe that your family will love! The tender meat and amazing sauce will make this dish a family favorite!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr 45 mins
Total Time1 hr 55 mins
Course: Beef, Instant Pot, Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Instant Pot Chuck Roast Recipe {Honey BBQ}
Servings: 6
Calories: 869kcal



  • 1 4 lb beef chuck roast
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper

Honey BBQ Sauce

  • ½ cup ketchup
  • ½ cup molasses
  • 4 Tbsp honey
  • 2 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tsp dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp cold water
  • 2 Tbsp cornstarch
  • Non-stick cooking spray


  • Whisk together all ingredients for BBQ sauce, except corn starch and water.
  • Place trivet in bottom of Instant Pot and add one cup of water.
  • Rub seasonings over chuck roast & place on top of trivet in bottom of Instant Pot.
  • Pour BBQ sauce over the top of the chuck roast.
  • Close lid and valve and set timer to Manual/Pressure Cook, high pressure for 20 minutes per pound.
  • Natural release the pressure (let the pressure go out on it's own until the pin drops)
  • Once pressure has released, open lid, remove beef and shred with 2 forks or meat claws.
  • Mix together 2 Tbsp cornstarch with 2 Tbsp cold water. Pour into sauce in Instant Pot.
  • Turn Instant Pot to Saute and let sauce simmer until it thickens, about 15 minutes.
  • Mix meat back in to sauce.
  • Enjoy!


Calories: 869kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 73g | Fat: 44g | Saturated Fat: 19g | Cholesterol: 261mg | Sodium: 1366mg | Potassium: 1827mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 41g | Vitamin A: 419IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 137mg | Iron: 10mg