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Instapot Chicken Tacos with Zesty Slaw

This chicken taco recipe is a wonderful combination with the smokey chicken and zesty slaw. Make it in the Instapot to have this dinner ready in minutes!

Course dinner
Cuisine American, Mexican
Keyword chicken taco, instapot, instapot recipe, zesty slaw
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 8 people


  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground pepper
  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 1 onion peels and sliced in half
  • 4 garlic cloves smashed
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1 small can tomato paste
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 orange-halved
  • 1 lime- halved
  • 1 pkg corn tortillas
  • chopped cilantro optional
  • sour cream garnish
  • zesty slaw recipe follows


  1. Put the chicken, oregano, cumin, chili powder, salt, pepper, onion, garlic, chicken stock, tomato paste, honey, orange, and lime in the Instapot.

  2. Give it a quick mix together

  3. Cook in your Instapot for 20 minutes manually on high

  4. Once it is done, use the quick release to release the steam safely

  5. Remove the onion, garlic, orange, and lime. Shred the chicken and leave it in the sauce

  6. We like to melt a bit of cheese on our corn tortillas, top it with some chicken, zesty slaw and a bit of sour cream.