Instant Pot Chicken Tacos Recipe

Looking for a delicious & easy taco recipe you can make at home? Check out our super yummy Instant Pot Chicken Tacos Recipe here!

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A delicious, very easy chicken taco recipe that can be made right in your electric pressure cooker!


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  • Taco seasoning Ingredients
  • 1 Tablespoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • Chicken Taco Ingredients
  • 3 lbs thin sliced chicken
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons taco seasoning


  1. To make the taco seasoning, mix well and set to the side. You make this in batches.
  2. Place chicken, water, and 1 teaspoon of taco seasoning into your pressure cooker.
  3. Place on High Manual Pressure for 15 minutes. Let sit and slowly release pressure for 5 minutes, and then open the release valve.
  4. With a wooden spoon or metal tongs, break up the chicken breasts until shredded.
  5. Add remaining taco seasoning mix to pot and stir well. Place on sauté mode for 5 minutes to reduce liquid and reinforce flavors.
  6. Serve with your favorite toppings on a soft shell tortilla!
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