instant pot chicken tacos recipe

Instant Pot Chicken Tacos

  • Author: Recipe Teacher
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 12 mins
  • Total Time: 22 mins
  • Yield: 4-6 servings


  • 2 lbs fresh or frozen boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth (or water)
  • 1 can (14.5oz) diced tomatoes
  • 1 packet (1oz) taco seasoning
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup corn kernels, canned or frozen


  1. Add all ingredients to Instant Pot making sure to evenly distribute the seasoning mix.
  2. Close and secure lid and make sure vent is closed. Set on “manual” or “pressure cook” for 6-8 minutes for fresh (thawed) chicken breasts; 10-12 minutes for frozen (longer times for larger sized chicken breasts). Allow natural pressure release (NPR) for at least 10 minutes.
  3. Remove chicken from pot to a plate and shred with 2 forks. Return to pot.
  4. Serve on taco shells with your favorite toppings.