Instant Pot Spicy Mango Chicken Tacos
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Spice up your regular chicken taco dinner with this recipe!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 2 - large boneless chicken breasts
  • 4 - boneless chicken thighs
  • 1/2 - cup(s) hot water**
  • 1 - cup(s) mango nectar
  • 1 - Tbsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 - cup(s) salsa
  • 1 - 15 oz. can(s) black beans
  • 1 - 4 oz. can(s) green chiles
  • - Salt and pepper
  • 8 - flour tortillas**
  • Side: - avocado(s)**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Open, drain, and rinse the black beans.
  2. Place the chicken breasts and chicken thighs into the electric pressure cooker insert with the hot water. Add the mango nectar, ground cumin, salsa, drained black beans, green chiles, 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 sauce with the black beans.
  7. Spoon the shredded chicken into tortillas and make tacos.
  8. Prepare avocado.
  9. Serve Instant Pot Spicy Mango Chicken Tacos with avocado.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Open, drain and rinse 2 cans of black beans.
  2. Open 2 cans of green chiles.

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

  • 2 large chicken breasts
  • 4 chicken thighs
  • 1 cup mango nectar
  • 1 Tbsp cumin
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • Half of the drained and rinsed black beans
  • 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 serve the shredded chicken over rice.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Instant Pot Spicy Mango Chicken 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. Once cooked, shred the chicken with 2 forks and serve in flour tortillas.
Serve with avocado.

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