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These Instant Pot Chicken Tacos are the best! Take your Instant pot skills to the next level with this recipe.
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4 from 2 votes

Instant Pot Chicken Tacos Recipe

A simple and easy version of my favorite Instant Pot® Chicken Tacos
Course dinner
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6 -8
Calories 342kcal
Author Jennifer West


  • 3- 4 medium chicken breasts
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 small purple onion chopped
  • 2 Tablespoons taco seasoning
  • 1 14-ounce can salsa
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lime juice from about 1 medium lime


  • Season both sides of the chicken with pepper and taco seasoning.
  • Place chicken into the bottom of the Instant Pot®.
  • Top chicken with onion and salsa.
  • Secure Instant Pot® lid into the lock position.
  • Place the lid onto the Instant Pot® and turn on the Poultry setting. Set for 12 minutes.
  • Once finished, allow the Instant Pot® to naturally release pressure for 20 minutes.
  • Remove chicken from the Instant Pot® and shred. Sprinkle with lime juice.
  • Serve over rice or with tortillas for some amazingly easy and delicious tacos.


Calories: 342kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 62g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 170mg | Sodium: 217mg | Potassium: 552mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 120IU | Vitamin C: 4.8mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 2.2mg
**Nutrition facts are based on my best estimation for this recipe. They may not be accurate depending on what brands you use or modifications you might make to the recipe. For most accurate calculations, I recommend using a nutrition calculator with the exact brands and measurements you use with the recipe.
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