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Quick & Easy Instant Pot Chipotle Chicken Tacos

Quick and easy dump and start Instant Pot Chipotle Chicken Tacos served with lime wedges, jalapenos, and shredded cheese.

These tacos are ready in less than 30 minutes.

Dump and Start Recipe

Dump and start Instant Pot recipes are ideal for busy weeknights and it's incredibly easy to prep ahead of time.

After combining the honey, black pepper, salt, paprika, ground cumin, lime juice, chicken broth, chipotles, and onion.

Chipotle chicken tacos in white tortillas with sliced jalapenos and cheese.

All of the ingredients except for the chicken breasts get added to a food processor or blender to be blended smooth. Dump the juice mixture and the chicken breasts into a freezer bag and you're done!

Once you're ready to make the meal, dump it into the Instant Pot, close the lid and pressure cook it.

As with anything frozen, expect a longer time for the pot to come to pressure.

Instant pot chipotle chicken tacos served on a wooden paddle and garnished with jalapenos and served with lime wedges.

Chipotle Chicken Tacos

These tacos are full of flavor and the spiciness of the tacos is controlled by how many chipotles in adobo sauce you add. Two tablespoons are added in this recipe but feel free to add more to your preference.

This meal takes less than 30 minutes to make from start to finish. It's a super easy weeknight meal, and it makes a great meal when you forget to lay something out for dinner!

Side view of chipotle chicken tacos with lime wedges and sliced jalapenos.

Chipotle Chicken Taco Toppings

Drizzling lime juice on top of these tacos enhances the flavor and added sliced jalapenos adds some kick. As always, cheese is a great and tasty addition to tacos.

Avocados and pico de gallo are other great topping options!

📖 Recipe

Yield: 12 tacos

Instant Pot Chipotle Chicken Tacos

instant pot chipotle chicken tacos

Quick and easy Instant Pot Chipotle Chicken Tacos served with lime wedges, jalapenos, and shredded cheese.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Natural Release 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes



  • lime wedges
  • jalapenos
  • shredded cheese
  • tortillas


  1. Add all of the ingredients except the chicken breasts to a food processor or blender.
  2. Add the chicken to the Instant Pot (fresh or frozen) and add the liquid to the pot.
  3. Close the lid and set the Instant Pot to MANUAL/PRESSURE COOK for 10 minutes.
  4. Allow the Instant Pot to naturally release for 10 minutes.
  5. Remove the lid and shred the chicken. Serve the chicken with a slotted spoon.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:

1 taco

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 313Total Fat: 7.4gSaturated Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 74mgSodium: 984mgCarbohydrates: 26.5gFiber: 1.8gSugar: 2.6gProtein: 33.9g

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Monday 3rd of August 2020

is it 1/4 cup of lime juice or 1/4 of a lime? thanks :)


Wednesday 5th of August 2020

It is 1/4 cup of lime juice :)

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