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instant pot lime salsa verde

Shredded Salsa Lime Chicken

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword shredded chicken
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Resting Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 459kcal


  • 2 lbs boneless chicken breast or chicken tenders
  • 16 oz jar of salsa verde
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons real salt
  • 1-2 drops Lime essential oil


  • Add chicken to the Instant Pot.
  • Combine paprika, cumin and real salt. Coat chicken with spice mixture.
  • Cover with salsa verde and close the lid.
  • Set to Manual for 20 minutes.
  • Do a quick pressure release. Add lime essential oil and stir to combine.
  • Cover and let rest for 10 minutes.
  • Shred chicken with remaining liquid.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 459kcal