These are the BEST Instant Pot Shredded Chicken Tacos you will ever eat! SO GOOD! Making shredded chicken for tacos in the Instant Pot requires only FOUR ingredients. The meat turns out flavorful, tender and juicy every single time. Perfect for taco night!
1.25 oz taco seasoning or 2 tbsp Homemade Taco Seasoning4 chicken breasts3 tbsp olive oil14.5 oz chicken broth or stock, or 2 cups water8 flour/corn tortillas 1 cup cheddar cheese Shredded lettuce, tomatoes, avocados and taco sauce for topping
Rub a packet of taco seasoning over the surfaces of 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts.
Set the Instant Pot to saute. Heat the olive oil and add the chicken to the pot. Cook for 3 minutes per side. Do this in batches, if needed, and transfer chicken to a cutting board while the other breasts cook.
Pour a can of chicken stock or chicken broth into the Instant Pot and deglaze the pot (scrape the bottom with a spoon). Place the cover on the pot and set the timer to 5 minutes on high pressure
Transfer the chicken breasts to a cutting board. Using two forks, shred the chicken and add it back to the pot. Mix well.
Divide the meat between 8 flour or corn tortillas and top with cheese and toppings of your choice!
Go crazy with toppings! Sour cream, lettuce, tomatoes, cilantro, lime wedges, avocados, guacamole, salsa and taco sauce are all delicious options!
HOW TO USE YOUR TACO SEASONING!
RECIPE TIPSConsider making your own taco seasoning!Store-bought taco seasoning varieties contain gluten and other stuff we want to avoid. So make your own! It's delicious, affordable and easy to make.
RECIPE TIPSI highly recommend using broth over water for this recipe. It adds a flavor that water could never achieve. In a pinch, though, water works!
RECIPE TIPSCook the tortillas in a bit of olive oil in a hot skillet for a few minutes per side for a deliciously crispy taco!