Instant Pot Borracho Shredded Chicken
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 15 minutes
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
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Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 2 - large boneless chicken breasts
  • 4 - boneless chicken thighs
  • 1/2 - cup(s) hot water**
  • - Salt and pepper
  • 1 - small white onion(s)
  • 1 - tsp minced garlic
  • 1/2 - tsp oregano
  • 1 - cup(s) beer
  • 12 - flour tortillas**
  • Garnish: - pico de gallo
  • Garnish: - sour cream
  • Side: - salad**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Slice the white onion.
  2. Place the chicken breasts and chicken thighs into the electric pressure cooker insert with the hot water. Add the sliced onion, minced garlic, oregano, salt and pepper around the chicken. Pour the beer over the top.
  3. Steam valve: Sealing.
  4. Cook on: Manual/High for 15 minutes.
  5. Release: Natural or Quick.
  6. Once finished cooking, shred the chicken with 2 forks and mix into the sauce. Spoon the shredded chicken into tortillas and make tacos. Add favorite taco toppings as garnish.
  7. Prepare the salad.
  8. Serve Instant Pot Borracho Shredded Chicken as tacos with salad.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Slice 2 small white onions.

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

  • 2 large boneless chicken breasts
  • 4 boneless chicken thighs
  • Salt and pepper
  • Half of the sliced onion
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • 1 cup beer

Remove as much air as you can and seal. Freeze up to 6 months in your fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer.

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

See myfreezeasy.com/EPC for more tips and tricks.
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

Omit sour cream garnish for dairy-free meal.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Serve over rice and use gluten-free beer or light rum in place of the beer.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Instant Pot Borracho Shredded Chicken

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. Once cooked, shred the chicken with 2 forks and serve in flour tortillas.
Serve with salad.

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