Instant Pot Salsa Verde Shredded Chicken

  • Author: Madeline
  • Prep Time: 5 mintues
  • Cook Time: 12 minutes
  • Total Time: 47 minute
  • Yield: 3 Servings 1x
  • Category: Lunch/Dinner
  • Method: Instant Pot
  • Cuisine: Mexican American


Make this salsa verde shredded chicken in an instant pot in less than 30 minutes



  • 1/2 a white onion diced
  • 16oz jar salsa verde
  • 1.5 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts or chicken thighs


  1. Dice the white onion
  2. Add onion, chicken thighs, and salsa verde to the instant pot and stir to combine
  3. Close the Instant Pot vent to sealing
  4. Set the Instant Pot to manual for 12 minutes
  5. Allow the IP to come to pressure and then cook for 12 minutes
  6. Manually release the pressureĀ 
  7. Remove the chicken from the IPĀ 
  8. Shred with two forks and add shredded chicken back into the IP with the salsa verder
  9. Serve immediately or allow to cool and store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 4 days

Keywords: salsa verde chicken, salsa verde shredded chicken, instant pot shredded chicken