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Instant Pot Chicken Tacos Recipe

These flavorful Instant Pot Chicken Tacos are an easy dinner recipe that is also delicious! The shredded chicken is so flavorful and perfect topped with your favorite taco toppings!
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword CHICKEN RECIPES, CHICKEN TACOS, INSTANT POT CHICKEN TACOS, INSTANT POT RECIPES, INSTANT POT TACOS, SLOW COOKER TACOS, TACO RECIPES
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Calories 1090 kcal
Author The Idea Room

Ingredients

  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 1 TBSP chili powder
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Turn instant pot onto high pressure setting for 15 minutes.
  2. Place frozen chicken breasts in the bottom of your instant pot.
  3. Pour the salsa and chili powder over the chicken.
  4. Add salt and pepper to the chicken for your own taste preferences.
  5. Place on the lid and seal the instant pot shut.
  6. Cook for the 15 minutes and then let the instant pot natural release for 10-15 minutes.
  7. Release any left over pressure by using the quick release valve.
  8. Take out chicken breasts and shred your chicken between two forks.
  9. Place shredded chicken back into the juices.
  10. Add shredded chicken to your tortillas and top with your favorite toppings!

Recipe Notes

*These cooking times are for frozen chicken breasts. If you chicken is not frozen, take about 5-8 minutes off the cooking time depending on how thick they meat is.

Nutrition Facts
Instant Pot Chicken Tacos Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 1090 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24g 37%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 578mg 193%
Sodium 2096mg 87%
Potassium 3871mg 111%
Total Carbohydrates 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 5g
Protein 195g 390%
Vitamin A 65.3%
Vitamin C 16.1%
Calcium 11.1%
Iron 29.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.