Instant Pot® Chicken Taco Soup

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Servings 6 people
Recipe Ingredients:


  • 2 tbsp. avocado oil or other high heat mild oil
  • 1 large onion
  • 1 small jalepeno finely chopped
  • 1 lb. ground chicken thighs crumbled
  • 2 tbsp. taco seasoning
  • 1 1/2 cups black beans drained and rinsed
  • 32 oz Diced Tomatoes 32 ounce
  • 1 carton Pacific Foods Organic Low Sodium Chicken Broth 32 ounce


  • sliced avocado
  • chopped cilantro
  • sprinkle pico de gallo
  • garnish with plantian or tortilla chips
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheese
  • 1/4 cup sour cream or greek yogurt


  • Peel and dice onion.

    Finely chop jalapeno (If you want this MILD, only use half of a small jalapeno with very little of the seeds. For MEDIUM, use half of the jalapeno but include all of the seeds. For SPICY, use the whole jalapeno including the seeds).
  • If using canned beans, drain and rinse. Measure 1.5 cups (equal to one standard size can). Measure taco seasoning and gather remaining ingredients.


  • Turn on Instant Pot® to "Saute". Once hot, add avocado oil and then chopped onion and jalapeno. Saute, stirring frequently, for 5 to 6 minutes, or until fragrant and beginning to turn translucent.
  • Add ground chicken. Use a spatula to crumble. Continue cooking while stirring frequently, about 3 to 4 minutes, until most of the pink is gone.
  • Add taco seasoning. Saute, stirring constantly, for 30 to 45 seconds until fragrant.
  • Turn Instant Pot® to "Off". Add beans and diced tomatoes.
  • Add broth. Stir to make sure everything is well combined.
  • Place lid on and set to "Sealed". Use Soup setting and reduce time to 5 minutes for MANUAL: Normal, High Pressure, 5 Minutes).
  • When cooking time is complete, use "Quick Release" to immediately release pressure. Remove lid, serve with your favorite toppings (suggestion list in Ingredients) and Enjoy!

Stove top cooking option:

  • Set a large soup pot over medium heat. Follow instructions, keeping pot over medium heat until all ingredients are added (last one is broth). Bring to a gently boil, cover and immediately reduce heat to a simmer. Simmer, stirring occasionally for for 20 to 30 minutes. Serve with your favorite toppings and Enjoy!