Delicious and Easy Instant Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup
This Instant Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup is a perfect comfort food meal that comes together in minutes using your electric pressure cooker with amazing flavours! I love this soup during these cold February days that we’re currently experiencing. The spicy flavours add to the tang of the added lime juice, creating a delicious flavour. Beat the cold with this yummy soup. I also find that it’s can be so filling that it can be a full meal too!
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I think this Instant Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup is now one of my favourite all-time soups. I love that we can add whatever toppings we want from the lime juice to chili peppers, crunchy tortilla chips or tortillas, cilantro, avocado and more. I tried to make this soup so that it had a bit of kick but mild enough that it wasn’t too spicy for my hubby and daughter. I spiced up my own bowl by adding some red chilis and jalapenos so it was a win-win for everyone.I love the flavours that the fresh lime and cilantro add to the soup as the toppings and of course some shredded cheese that melted into some gooey goodness. My hubby and daughter love bell peppers (me not so much) so while they took a pass on the chili peppers they added some chopped yellow and orange bell peppers to their bowls. We each enjoyed our filling bowls of this Instant Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup. I loved throwing all the ingredients into the Instant Pot and just letting it do its thing. Once the Instant Pot reached pressure it was only six minutes of actual cooking in the pot. My soups tend to have lots of ingredients as I prefer a hearty soup over one that’s more broth than substance. That said if you don’t want quite as much as I do just cut back on whatever you want.
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Easy Instant Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup
This Instant Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup is a perfect comfort food meal that comes together in minutes using your electric pressure cooker with amazing authentic flavours! I
- 6 cups chicken stock or broth
- 1 can Rotel diced tomatoes with green chilis undrained & ½ can (270ml) of other diced tomatoes (unless you want it really spicy use two cans of Rotel)
- 2 tbsp of tomato paste
- 1 medium onion, diced
- 3 cloves garlic finely minced
- 1 tsp chili powder (or 2 tsp if not using Rotel diced tomatoes with green chilis)
- 2 tsp cumin
- 1 tsp paprika
- 1 tsp coriander (ground)
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 3-4 boneless skinless chicken breast (depends on size & how much you want about .75kg or 1.5 lbs)
- 1 can (540ml) black beans, drained and rinsed
- 2 cups frozen corn kernels
- 1.5 tbsp lime juice
- Fresh lime wedges
- Chopped cilantro to taste (optional)
- Optional toppings: tortillas, tortilla chips, sliced or diced avocado, guacamole shredded cheese or sour cream
- Add the chicken broth, diced tomatoes, onion and garlic to the instant pot.
- Add the chicken breasts next then top with all the spices on the chicken where possible.
- Add the corn and black beans no need to stir.
- Lock your Instant Pot lid and set to cook on manual high pressure for 6 minutes. (Note: Pressure takes several minutes to buiild)
- Let the pressure release naturally for 10 minutes. Use the quick release lever to release the rest of the pressure.
- Once depressurized, remove the chicken and shred it, it will practically fall apart.
- Return the chicken to the pot, add the 1.5 tbsp of lime juice and mix the soup
- Top with cilantro and more lime juice, we did.
- Optional Toppings: tortilla chips, diced avocado, shredded cheese, sour cream or guacamole.
The toppings make this soup! Don't be afraid to add some toppings. We love the shredded cheese and crunchy tortillas on top yum yum. Lots of cilantro is also a fave
Serving Size:414 ml
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 360Total Fat: 12gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 62mgSodium: 1003mgCarbohydrates: 36gFiber: 5gSugar: 9gProtein: 30g
Please note that we can not guarantee the accuracy of the nutritional information. They are a best guess calculation.
Now does that sound easy or what? Remember this soup is all about the toppings, it totally makes this soup and you can add what you each love!
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38 thoughts on “Easy Instant Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup”
I love being able to make a wonderful meal for the family in one pot, I love your recipe here , super easy and it looks so Delicious!! shared.
So delicious looking! I’m sure that my family will love this.
I love this soup when I go out and they have it on the menu. Thank you for a recipe that I can try at home. I look forward to serving to my family.
Chicken Tortilla Soup is awesome! If only I had an Instant Pot! This recipe sounds like something I would enjoy
I love chicken tortilla soup but I never knew how to make it. This looks and sounds delicious.
Looks delicious! I need to get myself an instant pot.
This salad sounds so delicious & refreshing, especially with this heat.
This looks delicious–I just wish I had an instant pot!
I’m a big baby about even mildly spicy but my husband LOVES it! This looks like a good recipe for Cinco De Mayo this weekend!
While I don’t have an instant pot…yet! This soup sounds like something my husband would love.
This soup looks delicious. I never tried making soup in Instant Pot. But now I think I have to try this recipe.
i love any chicken soups
Oh, this looks too good. I am definitely trying this. The bowl in the picture is garnished so pretty too.
That soup looks so amazing. I love that it’s in the instant pot too. I love using mine as well. I’m looking forward to trying this recipe for my family.
So much an instant pot can do, never really had tortilla soup before.. at home that is
Chicken Tortilla Soup is my favorite! I usually make it in my slow cooker, I will definitely have to try this recipe now that I have an instant pot. Thank you so much for sharing!
I love the colors in this soup- it really brightens it up!
This is my favorite soup. Thank you for the delicious recipe. I am trying it this week!
I love tortilla soup. I need to try this recipe!
I’ve never made tortilla soup, maybe time to change that.
I just got an instant pot recently so I am looking for recipes to try out and this looks really good and easy to make. Thanks for sharing.
This soup looks hearty and delicious and perfect for a winter supper.
I love recipes for my IP! This would be a great soup to make, it’s one of my favourite dishes to cook.
Wow this looks delicious. I’ve tried so many different soups this year . It’s my favourite thing to do during a snow storm . Haven’t tried this yet . I’ll put it on my list .
I support your ‘raised by a Canadian farmer’ push as its a good way to ensure you support our locals.
This sounds super yummy. My son just got an instant pot. I need to try this.
I have to say this is a fabulous recipe I know my hubby will love it thanks for sharing it
This is making me homesick for the border! Ah, instant pot, is there nothing you can’t do?
I’m always looking for new recipes, and we love soup. I haven’t tried soup in my instant pot yet, so this will be fun!
This is my favorite soup, so I’m definitely giving this a try! I love that you included lime; it is a necessity IMO.
This looks so good. I love all the topping options!
Your food always looks so beautiful! This is my sisters favorite soup but I have never made it. It looks easy and filling
I am always searching for recipes to use in my instant pot. This sounds like a recipe my family will love as well as quick and easy for me to make.
Love all the fresh ingredients & the addition of lime.
Soups are my favorite meal this time of year. This tortilla soup looks so full of flavor with healthy ingredients. Cant wait to give it a try.
This looks and sounds so delicious I have to try this.
This looks fabulous and it’s low calorie! I am saving this one!
I love chicken tortilla soup, but have never made it before. This looks super easy and delicious. I love all the garnishes you put in it. I have most of these ingredients too. Thanks for a great instant pot recipe. I will be sure to try it soon. 🙂