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Instant Pot Salsa Chicken Verde

Instant Pot Salsa Chicken Verde is an amazing recipe to have on hand for meal planning, freezer cooking, or a delicious weeknight meal!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Chicken, Dinner, Instant Pot
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 6
Calories: 250kcal


  • 2.5 pounds chicken breasts boneless, skinless
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 14 oz salsa verde


  • Place chicken in bottom of Instant Pot.
  • Sprinkle spices generously over the top of the chicken, being sure to get spices on each piece of chicken.
  • Close lid and valve of Instant Pot.
  • Cook on Manual/Pressure cook, high pressure for 20 minutes.
  • When the timer goes off, quick release the pressure by turning the vent valve until steam starts coming out.
  • Shred chicken with 2 forks.


Calories: 250kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 40g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 121mg | Sodium: 1084mg | Potassium: 854mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 715IU | Vitamin C: 4.8mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 1.1mg