Instant Pot Mexican Chicken

This chicken recipe of pressure cooker Mexican Chicken, is an explosion a savor. Every bites will make you feel like you are in Mexico !

The chicken  is so juicy and spicy at the the same. Serve it on rice with steamed vegetables and you have a delicious dinner to serve to your family.

Please note, for this recipe we use a natural steam release for 10 minutes and only after 10 minutes we release the steam manually. Don’t worry – it’s super easy to do: White till your Instant Pot show L0:10 and then release the pressure.

Instant Pot Mexican Chicken
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 18 minutes
Total Time: 28 minutes
Servings: 4
  • 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 pound chicken breast in cubes
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1. 15 ounce can fire-roasted diced tomatoes in their juices
  • chopped fresh cilantro optionel
  • Turn the Instant Pot to on sauté and add the oil. Add chicken and salt and cook and stirring for about 3 minutes.
  • Add chili powder, cumin, and garlic powder and stir to combine.
  • Add the diced tomatoes and... stir.
  • Close the lid and cook at high pressure for 8 minutes.
  • When cooking time ends, allow a natural pressure release for 10 minutes, and then do quick pressure release.
  • Remove the lid and stir.
  • Serve hot with rice and any desired toppings.

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  1. Well, went back to verify after printing as I thought I would have noticed the strange measurements. They went back to normal sizes for this recipie. Don’t know what happened, but all is well. Reprinted. the mexican chicken recipie.

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