You are going to love this super easy recipe for instant pot chicken tacos.  Get dinner on the table with very little effort thanks to the pressure cooker and this flavor packed meal.

You're going to love this healthy instant pot chicken tacos. This is one of my favorite pressure cooker recipes. This 3 ingredient shredded electric pressure cooker chicken tacos with salsa and taco seasoning is easy to make! You can even make chicken tacos from frozen with this easy recipe that is truly the best! This instant pot recipes easy chicken is perfect for tacos and taco bowls! The entire family will love it! #eatingonadime #instantpotrecipes #pressurecookerrecipes #chickentacos #shreddedchickentacos

Instant pot chicken tacos

I took my old Crockpot Chicken Tacos Recipe and converted it to a pressure cooker recipe for those nights that you completely forgot that you had to make dinner. I mean… why do the kids want to eat every single night, right? 🙂

No thawing needed at all! It is so easy to make and your family is going to love it!

This is the perfect weeknight meal when you need dinner in just minutes. Everyone will love this chicken and it is SO easy to prepare.

You're going to love this healthy instant pot chicken tacos. This is one of my favorite pressure cooker recipes. This 3 ingredient shredded electric pressure cooker chicken tacos with salsa and taco seasoning is easy to make! You can even make chicken tacos from frozen with this easy recipe that is truly the best! This instant pot recipes easy chicken is perfect for tacos and taco bowls! The entire family will love it! #eatingonadime #instantpotrecipes #pressurecookerrecipes #chickentacos #shreddedchickentacos

Let’s make shredded chicken tacos instant pot recipe!

This quick easy recipe will be a huge hit! Pressure cooking is so fast and the chicken is tender. You can also use chicken thighs in this taco recipe.

Instant pot chicken tacos ingredients:

I told you this recipe was really simple! That is all you need!

You're going to love this healthy instant pot chicken tacos. This is one of my favorite pressure cooker recipes. This 3 ingredient shredded electric pressure cooker chicken tacos with salsa and taco seasoning is easy to make! You can even make chicken tacos from frozen with this easy recipe that is truly the best! This instant pot recipes easy chicken is perfect for tacos and taco bowls! The entire family will love it! #eatingonadime #instantpotrecipes #pressurecookerrecipes #chickentacos #shreddedchickentacos

You will need a pressure cooker to make this instant pot chicken tacos recipe.

I am using an 8 quart Instant pot but you can use a 6 quart. I personally have an Instant Pot and so far I am loving it.

You can find the Instant pot on sale here.  It’s really changed dinner time around here.

If you have been putting off trying an instant pot, I highly recommend going ahead and biting the bullet. I love using the pressure cooker when I don’t have much time.

It is perfect for frozen food or meals that normally take a while. You can toss everything in and have dinner ready in no time at all.

Those days when you forget to take something out of the freezer or wait until the last minute for dinner, the instant pot is your saving grace.

You're going to love this healthy instant pot chicken tacos. This is one of my favorite pressure cooker recipes. This 3 ingredient shredded electric pressure cooker chicken tacos with salsa and taco seasoning is easy to make! You can even make chicken tacos from frozen with this easy recipe that is truly the best! This instant pot recipes easy chicken is perfect for tacos and taco bowls! The entire family will love it! #eatingonadime #instantpotrecipes #pressurecookerrecipes #chickentacos #shreddedchickentacos

I am not exaggerating when I say it truly has changed meal time around here. We love ours and it makes soup recipes even easier.

You can also these Instant Pot Accessories to make pressure cooking a breeze. We just love to pressure cook and  I am certain you will too.

Dinner time is much easier and less complicated now that I have the pressure cooker. If you are hesitant or on the fence, don’t be. You will love it!

Now you will need an electric pressure cooker for this recipe. I personally have an Instant Pot and so far I am loving it.  You can find the Instant pot on sale here.

I seriously do love it. However, there are other great electric pressure cookers that will work great for this recipe too. You can find them all on sale here. 

No worries if you do not have a pressure cooker yet. Try our Crockpot Chicken Tacos Recipe.

You're going to love this healthy instant pot chicken tacos. This is one of my favorite pressure cooker recipes. This 3 ingredient shredded electric pressure cooker chicken tacos with salsa and taco seasoning is easy to make! You can even make chicken tacos from frozen with this easy recipe that is truly the best! This instant pot recipes easy chicken is perfect for tacos and taco bowls! The entire family will love it! #eatingonadime #instantpotrecipes #pressurecookerrecipes #chickentacos #shreddedchickentacos

How to make chicken tacos in instant pot:

This is the easiest most simple recipe ever! If you can put chicken in the pressure cooker, you can make this meal!

Literally, everything gets tossed into the instant pot and that is all you do! In just 15 minutes, dinner is ready!

Shred the chicken and let everyone fix their tacos. Easy!

Note- You can add chicken stock instead of water when making this chicken if you prefer. If you prefer to make instant pot chicken tacos no salsa, I would use chicken broth to add flavor.

You're going to love this healthy instant pot chicken tacos. This is one of my favorite pressure cooker recipes. This 3 ingredient shredded electric pressure cooker chicken tacos with salsa and taco seasoning is easy to make! You can even make chicken tacos from frozen with this easy recipe that is truly the best! This instant pot recipes easy chicken is perfect for tacos and taco bowls! The entire family will love it! #eatingonadime #instantpotrecipes #pressurecookerrecipes #chickentacos #shreddedchickentacos

What to serve with chicken tacos:

This chicken is delicious served on hard taco shells or you can try making the Best Flour Tortilla Recipe. Corn tortillas would also be yummy.

Dinner is so easy even when making chicken tacos instant pot frozen chicken. You can literally forget about dinner until the last minute and still make this so fast.

Everyone will love instant pot shredded chicken tacos from frozen chicken. Perfect for busy weeknights.

More tasty ideas:

You can also try making Instant pot chicken taco bowls!

Another option for this chicken is taco salads! You can make these easy homemade taco bowls and have delicious taco salads that are so flavorful with this shredded chicken.

The shredded chicken is amazing. It is so easy and tender.

You're going to love this healthy instant pot chicken tacos. This is one of my favorite pressure cooker recipes. This 3 ingredient shredded electric pressure cooker chicken tacos with salsa and taco seasoning is easy to make! You can even make chicken tacos from frozen with this easy recipe that is truly the best! This instant pot recipes easy chicken is perfect for tacos and taco bowls! The entire family will love it! #eatingonadime #instantpotrecipes #pressurecookerrecipes #chickentacos #shreddedchickentacos

Shredded chicken toppings:

So many tasty choices! Our family loves toppings so this is a favorite around here. Enjoy!

Skip takeout and make chicken tacos in Instant pot!

You're going to love this healthy instant pot chicken tacos. This is one of my favorite pressure cooker recipes. This 3 ingredient shredded electric pressure cooker chicken tacos with salsa and taco seasoning is easy to make! You can even make chicken tacos from frozen with this easy recipe that is truly the best! This instant pot recipes easy chicken is perfect for tacos and taco bowls! The entire family will love it! #eatingonadime #instantpotrecipes #pressurecookerrecipes #chickentacos #shreddedchickentacos

Try pressure cooker chicken tacos this week!

Next time dinner isn’t planned, try this super easy Healthy Chicken Tacos Pressure Cooker Recipe. I think your family will love it much better than running through the drive through. I know my family does.

Make sure you serve it with our homemade Spanish rice for a complete dinner idea.

You're going to love this healthy instant pot chicken tacos. This is one of my favorite pressure cooker recipes. This 3 ingredient shredded electric pressure cooker chicken tacos with salsa and taco seasoning is easy to make! You can even make chicken tacos from frozen with this easy recipe that is truly the best! This instant pot recipes easy chicken is perfect for tacos and taco bowls! The entire family will love it! #eatingonadime #instantpotrecipes #pressurecookerrecipes #chickentacos #shreddedchickentacos

Print this recipe for instant pot shredded chicken tacos below:

Healthy Chicken Tacos Pressure Cooker Recipe

5 from 22 votes
Looking for easy pressure cooker recipes? You are going to love this quick and easy Healthy Chicken Tacos Pressure Cooker Recipe.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Servings 5
Cuisine Mexican
Course Main Course
Calories 93
Author Eating on a Dime

Ingredients

  • 3 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup salsa (we used picante)
  • 1 Tablespoon Taco Seasoning (we use our Homemade Taco Seasoning)
  • 1 cup water

Instructions

  • Place chicken (frozen) in the instant pot.
  • Cover with water, salsa, and taco seasoning.
  • Place the lid on and make sure the nob is set to sealing.
  • Click the manual button and turn it to 15 minutes (20 minutes if you have 4 or more chicken breasts)
  • Do the quick release to relase the pressusre.
  • Remove the chicken and shred.
  • Return to the instant pot and stir. Then switch the instant pot to the sauté setting and cook off the additional liquid in the instant pot.
  • Add to your favorite taco shells or tortillas. Top with your favorite toppings.

Recipe Notes

This recipe is on our weekly rotation. Easy, delicious, and super quick. The kids eat it right up!

Nutrition Facts

Calories 93kcal, Carbohydrates 3g, Protein 15g, Fat 1g, Cholesterol 43mg, Sodium 486mg, Potassium 399mg, Fiber 1g, Sugar 2g, Vitamin A 315IU, Vitamin C 2.1mg, Calcium 19mg, Iron 0.5mg

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You're going to love this healthy instant pot chicken tacos. This is one of my favorite pressure cooker recipes. This 3 ingredient shredded electric pressure cooker chicken tacos with salsa and taco seasoning is easy to make! You can even make chicken tacos from frozen with this easy recipe that is truly the best! This instant pot recipes easy chicken is perfect for tacos and taco bowls! The entire family will love it! #eatingonadime #instantpotrecipes #pressurecookerrecipes #chickentacos #shreddedchickentacos
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  1. 5 stars
    Omgoodness I am commenting again because at the end of my last comment after merry Christmas I put a Christmas tree and now it’s coming up as a question mark I am so sorry !!

  2. Absolutely love the chicken taco instant pot recipe. Have also done it with one can rotel and one can diced tomatoes. Equally good. Give them a 5 star rating.

  3. 5 stars
    This was such a simple and time saving recipe. I made quesadillas for our supper and had plenty to lunch the next and some to freeze for another day. I highly recommend this recipe.

  4. 5 stars
    My favorite chick tacos so my flavor & I like them on flour & corn tortillas. So fast, so yummy & so inexpensive. No more going out for Taco tuesday

  5. 5 stars
    So easy & so good. This was the first recipe I tried when I got my Instant Pot. It is also my go to for taco night. So easy but so good

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