Instant Pot Salsa Shredded Chicken Recipe

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Ricky Jackson Modified: March 23, 2022
Instant Pot Salsa Shredded Chicken Recipe

How To Make Instant Pot Salsa Shredded Chicken

Seasoned with oregano and cumin, this pressure-cooked salsa shredded chicken has a lot of delicious possibilities. Serve it over rice, salad, and more.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 1lbchicken breast,skinless, boneless
  • ½tspkosher salt
  • ¾tspcumin
  • black pepper,to taste
  • pinchoregano
  • 1cupchunky salsa


  1. Season chicken on both sides with spices.

  2. Place into the Instant Pot and cover with salsa.

  3. Cover and cook for 20 minutes. Natural release.

  4. Once the Instant Pot releases the pressure, put the chicken onto a plate, and use two forks to shred.

  5.  If using a slow cooker, cook on Low for 4 to 6 hours or until the chicken is done.


  • Calories: 173.38kcal
  • Fat: 8.56g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.44g
  • Trans Fat: 0.10g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3.53g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.85g
  • Carbohydrates: 3.91g
  • Fiber: 1.08g
  • Sugar: 2.06g
  • Protein: 19.82g
  • Cholesterol: 58.06mg
  • Sodium: 424.37mg
  • Calcium: 30.42mg
  • Potassium: 359.13mg
  • Iron: 1.13mg
  • Vitamin A: 34.57µg
  • Vitamin C: 1.01mg
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