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easy instant pot chicken tacos
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Easy Instant Pot Chicken Tacos

Easy Instant Pot Chicken Tacos is a flavor packed, easy dinner idea perfect for busy nights!
Prep Time2 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Keyword: tacos
Servings: 4


  • 1 ½ -2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 1 packet taco seasoning store-bought or 3 tablespoons homemade


  • Place the chicken breasts in the bottom of the Instant Pot.
  • Sprinkle the chicken with 1 packet taco seasoning or 3 tablespoons homemade taco seasoning.
  • Spoon ½ cup of salsa over the chicken breasts.
  • Pour 1 cup of chicken broth in the bottom of the Instant Pot.
  • Close the Instant Pot lid, set the valve to sealing, then cook on high pressure for 10 minutes for fresh chicken breasts and 15 minutes for frozen chicken breasts.
  • Allow the Instant Pot to release pressure naturally for 5-10 minutes, then manually release any pressure that remains.
  • Use two forks to shred the chicken, then stir to combine the chicken with the salsa/broth mixture.
  • Warm tortillas, then use a slotted spoon to spoon the chicken on each taco.
  • Add any additional taco toppings and enjoy!