Instant Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup
It does not matter if it is a cold day or a hot day, I will eat soup any day! Soup is comforting and makes me feel so good. One of my favorites is chicken tortilla soup, so I wanted to share this Instant Pot chicken tortilla soup recipe with you. This soup takes about an hour to prepare and makes 6 servings. Or less than that if you can’t stop at one bowl like me. If you’re craving more meat, try this Instant Pot Pot Roast recipe.
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Instant Pot is a combined pressure cooker and slow cooker designed to make your dinner routine easier. Available in 3, 6, and 8 quart, this model is Amazon’s #1 best seller with over 26,000 reviews and 4.6 out of 5 stars! I love cooking this way because I can get other chores done during the cooking time so I have more free time for friends and family!
What You’ll Need for Instant Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup
For the shredded chicken:
For the soup:
½ onion, diced
2 T chili powder
1 ½ T cumin
1 T garlic powder
1 T onion powder
1 T salt
½ T paprika
1 can fire roasted diced tomatoes with green chilies
2 cans cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
1 can corn, drained and rinsed
64 oz chicken broth
For the garnish:
Tortilla chips, lime, sour cream or Greek yogurt, cilantro and fresh cotija cheese
How to Make Instant Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup
Place the chicken breasts in the bottom of Instant Pot and add seasonings and broth. Cook on high for 35 minutes using the manual setting. Bring pressure down quickly by releasing the pressure. Remove chicken from pot and shred, reserving the liquid.
Once you remove the chicken from the pot, drizzle olive oil on the bottom and turn the Instant Pot to saute for 30 minutes.
Add diced onion and saute for 2-3 minutes until they start to become translucent. Add diced tomatoes and seasoning and stir.
Add the chicken, beans, corn and rest of broth. Bring to a boil (while still on the saute setting). Let simmer for 4-5 minutes and turn off the Instant Pot and allow the soup to stop boiling before serving.
Crumble tortilla chips onto each serving of soup and top with fresh lime, sour cream, cotija cheese and cilantro.
If you love chicken, you must try this Chicken Stuffed Poblano Peppers recipe.
Because this recipe is just too pretty not to share!