This Instant Pot Salsa Chicken makes perfectly flavored, stewed chicken chicken that is ideal as a cook once, eat again meal. Make it early in the week for dinner, and you can use the chicken to create other meals, such as tacos, chicken enchiladas, chicken cobb, later that week.
Course Main Course
Keyword Chicken, Dinner, One Pot Meal, Make Ahead, Weeknight Dinner, Easy Dinner, gluten-free, 30 minute meals, Instant Pot, Meal Prep
Prep Time 2minutes
Cook Time 28minutes
Total Time 30minutes
1pound boneless chicken breasts
1poundboneless chicken thighs
1jar (12 ounce)salsa
Gather your ingredients. Preheat your Instant Pot by setting it to sauté, add olive oil to the bottom of the pan.
Lay the chicken pieces in the bottom. Pour over the sauce, and add the spices. Twist on the Instant Pot lid, close the sealing lever.
Press cancel to end the sauté and set the the pot for high pressure, for 12 minutes. After the pressure cycle is over, allow Instant Pot to naturally release for 10 minutes. Then, initiate a quick release by turning the sealing lever.