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Shredded Salsa Verde Chicken on a plate.

Instant Pot Salsa Verde Chicken

  • Author: Cookies & Cups
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 5-6 servings 1x
  • Category: Chicken
  • Method: Instant Pot
  • Cuisine: Mexican


This Instant Pot Salsa Verde Chicken is packed with flavor and super easy to prepare for weeknight dinners! If you’re looking for a versatile and easy chicken recipe that everyone will love, this is it.


  • 22 1/2 lbs boneless chicken breasts
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 16 ounces salsa verde


  1. Place all the ingredients in your Instant Pot or pressure cooker.
  2. Set cooker to high pressure for 25 minutes.
  3. When the timer goes off, quick release the pressure and shred the chicken with 2 forks.


Slow Cooker option:
Prepare as instructed and cook on low heat for 6-7 hours or on high heat for 4 hours.


  • Serving Size: 1 Scoop
  • Calories: 281
  • Sugar: 3.4 g
  • Sodium: 1186.2 mg
  • Fat: 7.4 g
  • Carbohydrates: 6.8 g
  • Protein: 43.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 132.4 mg

Keywords: instant pot salsa chicken, instant pot chicken recipes, easy chicken dinner ideas

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