Instant Pot Green Chile Chicken Street Tacos
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
These tacos are bursting with flavor, and are not too hot for kids to enjoy!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 2 - large boneless chicken breasts
  • 4 - boneless chicken thighs
  • 1/2 - cup(s) hot water**
  • 1 - cup(s) green salsa
  • 1 - 4 oz. can(s) green chiles
  • 1 - Tbsp ground cumin
  • - Salt and pepper
  • 12 - corn tortillas**
  • Garnish: - sour cream**
  • Garnish: - chopped cilantro**
  • Side: - veggies**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Open the green chiles.
  2. Place the chicken breasts and chicken thighs into the electric pressure cooker insert with the hot water. Add the green salsa, green chilies, ground cumin, salt and pepper on top of the chicken.
  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 green chile sauce.
  7. Spoon the shredded chicken into corn tortillas.
  8. Prepare veggies.
  9. Serve Instant Pot Green Chile Chicken Street Tacos with sour cream and cilantro garnish with veggies.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Open 2 cans of green chilies.

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
  • 1 cup green salsa
  • 4 oz. can green chiles
  • 1 Tbsp ground cumin
  • 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 omit the sour cream garnish.

Gluten-Free Modifications

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

Printable Label Recipe Title

Instant Pot Green Chile Chicken Street Tacos

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. Then shred the chicken and serve on corn tortillas with sour cream and cilantro garnish.
Serve with veggies.