Instant Pot Enchilada Chicken
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
This Slow Cooker Enchilada Chicken is so versatile! It is packed with flavor and can be used to make tacos, tostadas, burritos, or just served over rice. It also makes a phenomenal filling for enchiladas. Enjoy!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 4 - small boneless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 - cup(s) hot water**
  • 1 - 12 oz. can(s) enchilada sauce
  • 1 - cup(s) red salsa
  • 1 - packet(s) taco seasoning
  • 1 - Salt and pepper
  • Garnish: - guacamole**
  • 8 - flour tortillas**
  • Side: - veggies**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Place the chicken breasts into the electric pressure cooker insert with the hot water. Pour the salsa, red enchilada sauce, and taco seasoning over the top.
  2. Steam valve: Sealing.
  3. Cook on: Manual/High for 15 minutes.
  4. Release: Natural or Quick.
  5. Once finished cooking, shred the chicken into the sauce. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Prepare tacos with the shredded chicken with sauce and guacamole topping.
  7. Prepare veggies.
  8. Serve Slow Cooker Enchilada Chicken with guacamole and veggies.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

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

  • 4 small boneless chicken breasts
  • 1 - 12 oz. can red enchilada sauce
  • 1 cup red salsa
  • 1 packet taco seasoning
  • 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

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

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

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free when served with corn tortillas.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Instant Pot Enchilada 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 and serve with tortillas or over rice.
Serve with veggies.

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