Instant Pot Salsa Chicken Tacos Recipe

Instant Pot Salsa Chicken Tacos Recipe

How To Make Instant Pot Salsa Chicken Tacos

Cooked in 25 minutes, these chicken tacos are packed with a spicy punch. Flavored with salsa, this quick dish has layers of veggies for a tastier bite.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 35 minutes



  • lbschicken breasts,boneless skinless
  • 2tspancho chili powder
  • 1tspcumin,ground
  • ½tspcoriander,ground
  • salt and black pepper,freshly ground
  • 1clovegarlic,minced
  • 1cupsalsa,jarred, fire roasted
  • 2tbspcilantro,chopped

For Serving:

  • 10pcstortilla shells,corn or flour, warmed
  • monterey jack,or Mexican blend cheese, shredded
  • romaine lettuce,shredded
  • roma tomatoes,diced
  • guacamole,or diced avocados
  • sour cream,optional
  • hot sauce,optional


  1. Place chicken in Instant Pot.

  2. In a small bowl whisk together chili powder, cumin, coriander and ¼ teaspoon of salt and ¼ teaspoon of pepper.

  3. Sprinkle mixture evenly over both sides of chicken and sprinkle garlic over chicken, then pour salsa over chicken to cover.

  4. Close lid, turn vent to sealing, and set Instant pot to poultry or manual setting then set to 13 minutes.

  5. Once cycle is complete use quick release method according to manufactures instructions.

  6. Remove chicken and let cool several minutes on cutting board then shred into pieces and return to juices in the instant pot.

  7. Sprinkle in cilantro, and toss chicken to coat. Season with more salt to taste if desired.

  8. Lift chicken pieces with tongs and allow excess liquid to run off, then place in tortilla shells with listed toppings.

  9. Serve warm and enjoy.


  • Calories: 361.71kcal
  • Fat: 14.35g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.90g
  • Trans Fat: 0.14g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.67g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.52g
  • Carbohydrates: 26.41g
  • Fiber: 4.66g
  • Sugar: 2.57g
  • Protein: 32.27g
  • Cholesterol: 87.09mg
  • Sodium: 556.89mg
  • Calcium: 82.76mg
  • Potassium: 581.72mg
  • Iron: 2.39mg
  • Vitamin A: 62.97µg
  • Vitamin C: 1.36mg
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