Instant Pot Best Shredded Chicken Lettuce Wraps {Keto}
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
These are seriously good, and the whole family will love them! This chicken is also delightful on salad greens too :)

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 3 - large boneless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 - cup(s) hot water
  • 1 - Tbsp cumin
  • 1 - Tbsp chili powder
  • 1/3 - cup(s) red salsa
  • 1 - 4 oz. can(s) green chiles
  • - Salt and pepper
  • 8 - lettuce leaves**
  • Garnish: - pico de gallo**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Place the hot water to the insert, and then add the chicken breasts, cumin, chili powder, red salsa and green chilies over the top. Season with a pinch of salt and pepper.
  2. Cook on: Manual/High for 15 minutes.
  3. Steam valve: Sealing.
  4. Release: Natural or Quick.
  5. Once cooked, use 2 forks and shred the chicken into the sauce. Leave on
  6. Prepare the salad.
  7. Serve Instant Pot Best Shredded Chicken lettuce wraps with pico de gallo garnish and a side salad.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Open 2 cans of green chiles.

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie in a round bowl/dish, add the following ingredients:

  • 3 large boneless chicken breasts
  • 1 Tbsp cumin
  • 1 Tbsp chili powder
  • 1/3 cup red salsa
  • Half of the canned green chiles
  • Salt and pepper

Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before adding contents of bag plus water to electric pressure cooker insert. Pressure cook as directed.

Special notes

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Add 5-10 minutes of pressure cooking time, if cooking from completely frozen or mostly frozen. Note that preheat time and release time may vary by appliance.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Recipe is dairy-free when served with dairy-free sides.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free if you use corn tortillas in place of the flour tortillas.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Instant Pot Best Shredded Chicken Lettuce Wraps {Keto}

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw, add hot water to Instant Pot and then add contents of baggie. Cook on high pressure for 15 minutes with sealed valve; then natural release.
Serve with side salad.

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