Instant Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup

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recipe by Publications International

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    19mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    6
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    400
based on 1 ratings

Chicken Tortilla Soup

Inspired by: https://recipes.instantpot.com/recipe/chicken-tortilla-soup/

recipe updated Apr 30, 2020

Ingredients

  • Corn tortilla icon
    Corn tortilla
    4 (about 76 g)
  • Avocado icon
    Avocado
    1 (about 165 g)
  • Lime juice icon
    Lime juice
    as needed
  • Canned diced tomatoes icon
    Canned diced tomatoes
    794.5 g (about 3 ¼ cups)
  • Chicken thigh icon
    Chicken thigh
    681 g (about 3 ½)
  • Canned green chiles icon
    Canned green chiles
    28.38 g (about 28 ⅓)
  • Chicken broth icon
    Chicken broth
    ½ cup (about 124.5 g)
  • Onion icon
    Onion
    1 (about 140 g)
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
    2 (about 12 g)
  • Ground cumin icon
    Ground cumin
    1 tsp (about 2.1 g)
  • Salt icon
    Salt
    1 tsp (about 6 g)
  • Black pepper icon
    Black pepper
    ¼ tsp (about 0.54 g)
  • Cilantro icon
    Cilantro
    2 tbsp (about 3.6 g)
  • Monterey jack cheese icon
    Monterey jack cheese
    ½ cup (about 66 g)
  • Lime icon
    Lime
    as needed

Tools

  • kCook icon Instant Pot
  • kCook icon Small bowl
  • kCook icon Inner pot

Step preview

  1. Add avocado and lime juice to a clean small bowl together
  2. Toss briefly
  3. Add canned diced tomatoes, chicken thigh, Canned Green Chiles, chicken broth, onion, garlic clove, ground cumin, salt and black pepper to the inner pot
  4. Mix well
  5. Close and lock the lid and turn the steam release handle to Sealing
  6. Pressure cook - Manual, High, 9 min
  7. Natural release - 10 min
  8. Release pressure -
  9. Remove chicken to a plate
  10. Shred chicken into bite-sized pieces
  11. Return chicken to inner pot
  12. Stir briefly
  13. Heat - Sauté, Normal
  14. Then add corn tortilla and cilantro to the inner pot
  15. Cook until heated through while stirring occasionally - approx 2 min
  16. Serve immediately
  17. Top with monterey jack cheese and lime
  18. Garnish with avocado
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