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Instant Pot Chicken Chili Recipe

  • Author: Mindee
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes (not including pressure build up time)
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 5-6 Cups of Chicken Chili 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Instant Pot
  • Cuisine: American


Instant Pot Chicken Chili is an unbelievably easy chicken chili recipe! Full of chicken, beans, and a spicy kick that’ll knock your socks off!



  • 1 lbs Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts (This is about 3 chicken breasts)
  • 1 Cup Chicken Broth
  • 1/2 Cup Italian Dressing (I ALWAYS use the Olive Garden Brand)
  • 1 Tbs. Lime Juice
  • 1 Tbs. Chili Powder
  • 2 tsp Onion Powder
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp Smoked Paprika
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp White Pepper
  • 1 (15 oz) Can Seasoned Black Beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 (15.5 oz) Can Northern Beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 (14.5 oz) Can Petite Diced Tomatoes with Dice Green Chilis, do not drain



  1. Place the chicken breasts in the instant pot.
  2. Combine and sprinkle the seasonings over the chicken.
  3. Pour in the broth, Italian dressing and lime juice.
  4. Dump in the drained and rinsed beans.
  5. Add the can of tomatoes with diced green chilis and stir everything around once or twice.
  6. Close and seal the instant pot lid.
  7. Cook on high pressure for 15 minutes and allow the steam to naturally release for 15 to 20 minutes.
  8. Carefully open the instant pot and shred the chicken.
  9. Stir the shredded chicken back into the instant pot and serve!

Keywords: Instant Pot, chicken chili