Clean and wipe chicken breasts in kitchen towel.
Place chicken breasts inside instant pot.
Add taco seasoning over chicken breasts. Make the seasoning spread all over chicken evenly.
Add chunky salsa.
If using jalapenos add it at this stage. I like to leave the seeds on for extra kick, de seed if you can’t handle spice.
As per taste, my dish needed a bit of salt. So added a pinch of salt and freshly crushed pepper. Taste test and add salt and pepper if needed.
Pour chicken stock.
Put the lid on with pressure knob is SEALING position.
Select HIGH PRESSURE and set timer to 20 minutes (time will vary depending on the size of chicken breasts. For frozen chicken adjust time, will need more than).
Once cooking time is complete. Release pressure from the pot instantly by turning the knob to VENTING position.
Open lid. Shred chicken breasts with two sturdy fork. Shred it as thin or as chunky as you like.
That’s it! Ready! Use shredded chicken immediately in tacos, sandwiches, salads or any other dish!
You can divide shredded chicken in small batches and freeze it. Thaw smaller portions in refrigerator and use in different dishes of your choice.
Shredded chicken taco instant pot is our favorite dish to make with shredded chicken. It’s so full of flavors and totally delicious!