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Easy AF Instant Pot Chicken Salsa

Sometimes I love my Instant Pot so much that it makes me feel hostile.  I turn vulnerability into hostility.  It’s how I process, okay.  I mean, I don’t want to be so dependent on some machine.  But I can’t help it.  It woos me with its easy to use features and no-nonsense approach.  It tells me I’m a good mom…the best mom…an organized mom…a mom with dinner plan. I catch a glimpse of my tattered workout clothes and disshelved hair in its stainless exterior.  And it say back to me, “You are sexy, you kitchen goddess.”  Yes, Instant Pot, you know just how to make a gal feel pretty–Easy AF chicken salsa made from frozen freaking chicken breasts and done 25 minutes.  Ha.  Don’t mind if I do.

This dinner is next-level easy and it is such a hit with the entire family.  Kid-friendly, paleo, gluten-free, healthy and seriously easy AF.  There are about a million ways to serve this up.  Serve it over salad if you are trying to keep it clean.  Make it into a rice bowl. The kiddos like it served over sweet potato nachos (and so do I!).  Wrap it into a burrito, or throw that business up in a corn taco shell.

No matter the vehicle to my mouth, I serve it with bell peppers, onions, and some guacamole.

Now if only I could find a camera that made me into a good photographer.

Easy AF Instant Pot Salsa Chicken


4 large chicken breasts

Salt + Pepper (to taste)

1-16 ounce jar of salsa


Season chicken with salt and pepper.  Place into Instant Pot.  Add salsa.  Close lid and be sure to close the valve so steam doesn’t come out.  Hit “poultry” setting, which automatically sets it to 25 minutes.  For thawed chicken, simply hit “manual” and adjust to 15 minutes.  When cooking is complete hit “off.” Turn steam valve to release pressure.  Boom.  Eat some chicken.


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1 Comment

  1. Reagan says: Reply

    Making this right now.. wasn’t sure if I should add additional liquid to the pot since the instructions say it needs water.. new to instant pot so I went ahead and added it ? hoping it turns out as good as yours looks.
    I completely relate with the aggressive-loving-of-things. So funny.

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