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Instant Pot® Chicken Taco Soup

Rated as 4.67 out of 5 Stars
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"This recipe has no cream in it, but when blended, it takes on a creamy taste! The blending step is optional, but I believe it gives a better presentation!"
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Ingredients

1 h 5 m servings 231
Original recipe yields 5 servings

Directions

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  1. Turn on a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot(R)) and select Saute function. Add onion and butter to the hot pot. Cook and stir until fragrant and onion has softened, about 3 minutes, adding garlic during the last 30 seconds. Remove onion mixture to a small bowl. Hit Cancel. Add chicken broth, chicken breast, and rice.
  2. 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.
  3. Release pressure carefully using the quick-release method according to manufacturer's instructions, about 5 minutes. Unlock and remove the lid. Remove chicken breast, and shred.
  4. Add tomatoes and corn to the pot, along with shredded chicken. Close and lock the lid. Select high pressure according to manufacturer's instructions; set timer for 3 minutes. Allow 10 to 15 minutes for pressure to build.
  5. Release pressure carefully using the quick-release method according to manufacturer's instructions, about 5 minutes. Unlock and remove the lid. Stir in reserved onion mixture, taco seasoning, cumin, salt, and pepper. Add Cheddar cheese and stir until melted.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • If desired, ladle soup into a blender and blend on high until mixture is creamy.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 231 calories; 9.7 24.7 10.7 41 1335 Full nutrition

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I made it just as it said except I added a 1/4 teaspoon of cayenne pepper and a 1/4 teaspoon of ground jalapeno just to kick it up a bit was a hit in my house everyone loved it served it scoops ...

Very tasty, almost too thick to be called soup but flavor is great. I used Old Elpaso Hot Taco mix and the rest as written. No extra salt or pepper. Made 6 cups. Thank you for posting.

My family loved the soup. I used a 7 oz. chicken breast instead of 4 oz., as that is what I had. I added an additional amount of chicken broth (two cans of broth). Next time I'll add more bro...

Highly recommend doing the immersion blending. Turns it into a great soup.

I followed the directions exactly and it was really good but like others pointed out it could have used some more broth. The drawback to me was having to let off the steam and then build it bac...

Family loved it! I would add more broth

A huge win in my house!