Shredded chicken for tacos made simple thanks to the Instant Pot ®. Add your favorite toppings like shredded lettuce, shredded cheese, chopped tomato, chopped onion, cilantro, sour cream, jalapeno, and guacamole.

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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Combine chicken broth, picante sauce, green chiles, and lime juice in a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot®). Add chicken and sprinkle taco seasoning mix over the chicken. Close and lock the lid. Select high pressure according to manufacturer's instructions; set timer for 12 minutes. Allow 10 to 15 minutes for pressure to build.

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  • Release pressure using the quick release method according to manufacturer's instructions, about 5 minutes. Unlock and remove the lid. Select the keep warm setting. Transfer chicken to a cutting board and let cool for 10 minutes.

  • Shred chicken and return back to the pot for 3 minutes or until heated through.

Nutrition Facts

162.3 calories; 24.3 g protein; 7.5 g carbohydrates; 64.9 mg cholesterol; 1003.4 mg sodium. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 5 stars
02/13/2020
Ridiculously easy and great recipe! The only change I made is I added an onion into the pressure cooker with the rest of the ingredients. We both loved this and we will make again! Winner winner chicken dinner! Read More
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  • 5 star values: 3
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Rating: 5 stars
02/13/2020
Ridiculously easy and great recipe! The only change I made is I added an onion into the pressure cooker with the rest of the ingredients. We both loved this and we will make again! Winner winner chicken dinner! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
12/06/2019
This was fantastic! I used frozen chicken and it still came out cooked perfectly. I used homemade salsa which was a bit runny. So while the chicken cooled instead of the keep warm setting I used the sauté function and it reduced the liquid. This is a definite keeper recipe. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
02/13/2020
Ridiculously easy and great recipe! The only change I made is I added an onion into the pressure cooker with the rest of the ingredients. We both loved this and we will make again! Winner winner chicken dinner! Read More
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