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Take your tacos and elevate them with this flavorful cilantro lime taco. It cooks in an Instant Pot(R) so dinner is done fast! Serve with assorted toppings like red cabbage, onions, cilantro, cotija cheese, etc.



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


  • Combine 3 tablespoons olive oil, garlic, cumin, coriander, cilantro, and juice of 1 lime in a gallon-sized resealable plastic bag. Add chicken and marinate for 30 minutes.

  • Turn on a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot(R)) and select Saute function. Heat remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil. Add onion rings and cook until soft and translucent. Add diced tomatoes with liquid. Drain chicken from marinade and add to Instant Pot(R). Close and lock the lid.

  • Select high pressure according to manufacturer's instructions; set timer for 10 minutes. Allow 10 to 15 minutes for pressure to build.

  • Release pressure using the natural-release method according to manufacturer's instructions, for 6 minutes. Release remaining pressure carefully using the quick-release method, about 5 minutes. Unlock and remove the lid. Remove chicken and shred with 2 forks. Return to the Instant Pot(R) and mix with tomato sauce.

  • Add chicken mixture to taco shells and add preferred toppings. Slice remaining lime and add lime slices to each taco plate.

Nutrition Facts

290 calories; 15 g total fat; 65 mg cholesterol; 125 mg sodium. 13.9 g carbohydrates; 25.2 g protein; Full Nutrition