This week, treat yourself to a downright delicious dinner with this Instant Pot Salsa Chicken Recipe!
Looking for the ultimate Mexican weeknight dinner? This Instant Pot Salsa Chicken Recipe packs the perfect punch of sweet and savory salsa deliciousness! Overall, it’s such an irresistible dinner you’ll want to make again and again!
The best park is, it’s only 5 Ingredients! Talk about easy!
Here’s what you’ll need to make your chicken…
Instant Pot Salsa Chicken Recipe
Can You Put Raw Chicken in Instant Pot?
Yes you can! For this recipe, you’ll simply need to cook the chicken for 15 minutes, or until done. Of course with chicken, you never want to leave it undercooked.
How Long Does it Take to Cook Chicken in an Instant Pot?
To cook this salsa chicken in the instant pot, you’ll need to cook it for only 15 minutes. This is a huge benefit to using the instant pot: you’re meal prep time will be so easy!
What to Serve With Salsa Chicken?
This salsa chicken is incredibly versatile, and can go with a wide range of side dishes! Some of my favorite options include Spanish rice, guacamole, sour cream, refried beans, black beans, tortillas, tortilla chips, and more.
Easy Instant Pot Salsa Chicken Recipe! (5 Ingredients)
- 3 lbs Boneless Skinless Chicken Thighs thawed
- 1 1/2 cups Salsa I like to use Pace chunky
- 4 oz can diced Green Chiles
- 1 tsp Minced Garlic fresh or from jar
- 1/8 tsp Salt
- Pour 1/4 cup Water into bottom of Instant Pot.
- Add chicken thighs to Instant Pot, and sprinkle Salt over chicken.
- In large bowl combine Salsa, Chiles, and Garlic, and pour mixture over chicken.
- Add lid to Instant Pot. Then, select “Meat/Stew” setting, “High Pressure”, and change cooking time to 15 minutes.
- Preheat will begin 10 seconds after settings are selected.
- Once Chicken Thighs are done, Quick Release pressure before removing lid.
- Allow to cool for 5 minutes with lid off. Serve as whole thighs or shred with two forks. If shredded, this recipe is great for tacos, burritos, enchiladas and even a taco salad. Enjoy!
What to Serve With This Recipe:
Easy Spanish Rice Recipe
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I love how easy this recipe is! Especially when a lot of us don’t feel like turning on the hot stove during this weather!
Never Ending Journeys says
That’s a good point! Thank you, Christie!