Instant Pot Salsa Lime Chicken Tacos Recipe

2018-07-07
  • Yield : 4 serving plates
  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 7m
  • Ready In : 17m

Instant pot salsa lime chicken tacos recipe. Boneless and skinless chicken breasts with salsa and spices cooked in a pressure cooker. This is one of my favorite chicken recipes. Adapted from https://thisoldgal.com/

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Ingredients: 2 tablespoons (30 ml) unsalted butter, 2 pounds (960 g) boneless and skinless chicken thighs, trimmed, 1/2 teaspoon (3 ml) salt, 1/2 teaspoon (3 ml) freshly ground black pepper, 1 medium shallot, washed and chopped, 2 large ripe Bosc pears, peeled, cored and sliced, 1/4 cup (60 ml) dried cranberries, 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar, 1/2 teaspoon (3 ml) dried dill, 2/3 cup (160 ml) low-sodium fat-free chicken broth

Instructions: Melt butter in 6-quart (6 L) electric pressure cooker turned to the browning functions. In a large mixing bowl, season chicken thighs with salt and black pepper. Working in batches, brown lightly on both sides, for about 4 minutes, turning once.

Remove browned chicken from the pot and transfer to a large bowl. Repeat with the remainder of the chicken.

Add chopped shallot and sliced pears to the pot. Cook, stirring often until shallot softens. Stir in dried cranberries, vinegar, and dried dill. Continue cooking until bubbling. Pour in chicken broth and stir well. Nestle reserved chicken thighs and any accumulated juices into the sauce.

Close the pressure cooker and lock the lid. Set machine to cook at high pressure. Set timer to cook for 15 minutes.

Open pressure cooker, using the Quick Release method. Unlock and open the pot. Stir well before serving. Serve over cooked rice. Enjoy!

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Instant Pot Salsa Lime Chicken Tacos Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds (960 g) skinless and boneless chicken breasts
  • 2 teaspoons true lime garlic cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 jar fresh salsa
  • 1-2 limes

Method

Step 1

Place skinless and boneless chicken breasts in a large bowl. Season both sides of chicken with seasonings. Pour on salsa, the squeeze 1 lime over the chicken.

Step 2

Transfer chicken mixture to the instant pot. Close pressure cooker and lock the lid.

Step 3

Set machine to cook at high pressure. Set timer to cook for 6 minutes.

Step 4

Open pressure cooker using the natural Release method. Unlock and open the lid. Squeeze one more lime over the chicken mixture. Transfer cooked chicken to a cutting board. Using two forks, shred the meat.

Step 5

Serve chredded chicken with salsa in taco shells, burritos, lettuce leaves, or on a salad.

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Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Calories

    290
  • Protein

    30.2 g
  • Carbohydrate

    27.7 g
  • Fat

    5.7 g
  • Cholesterol

    116.3 mg
  • Sodium

    701 mg

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