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Instant Pot Taco Chicken Recipe

  • Author: Mindee
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes (plus time to bring pot to pressure)
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 8- 1/2 cup servings 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Method: Instant Pot
  • Cuisine: Mexican


Instant pot taco chicken is an easy shredded chicken taco recipe with some unexpected ingredients for amazing flavor that will knock your socks off!


  • 1.5-2 lbs Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts (This is 6-8 chicken breasts)
  • 3/4 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. Place the chicken breasts in the instant pot.
  2. Combine and sprinkle the seasonings over the chicken.
  3. Pour the broth, Italian dressing and lime juice in and stir everything around once or twice.
  4. Close and seal the instant pot lid.
  5. Cook on high pressure for 15 minutes and allow the steam to naturally release for 15 to 20 minutes.
  6. Carefully open the instant pot and shred the chicken.
  7. Stir the shredded chicken up in the liquid in the instant pot and serve!
  8. You can use this taco chicken for tacos, burritos, quesadillas, chimichangas....pretty much whatever you can think of!

Keywords: instant pot, tacos, chicken taco


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