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Healthy Instant Pot Lime Chicken Tacos
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Healthy Instant Pot Lime Chicken

This ridiculously easy, versatile recipe is perfect for busy weeknights. The perfectly-seasoned chicken is loaded with protein and zesty flavor!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican, Tex-Mex
Keyword: Budget-Friendly, Instant Pot
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 275kcal
Author: Chef Sallie


  • 3 pounds boneless and skinless chicken breast
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 3 limes zested and juiced
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin


  • Place chicken, chicken broth, lime juice, zest, salt, pepper and cumin in the Instant Pot. Seal lid and set on manual high pressure for 25 minutes. Allow pressure to naturally release for 10 minutes, use quick release to finish releasing pressure. Shred with a fork.
  • Use chicken to top your favorite salad, or as a filling in your favorite tacos, burritos, or quesadilla recipes!


Nutritional information is just for the chicken. Toppings not included. 


Serving: 0.5cup | Calories: 275kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 49g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 145mg | Sodium: 745mg | Potassium: 948mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 93IU | Vitamin C: 18mg | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 2mg |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 4