Chicken Tostadas
This recipe can be used for tostados, tacos, taco bowls, or even as leftovers on a salad! the possibilities are endless for this delicious and flavourful chicken.
Servings Prep Time
8servings 10minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
8servings 10minutes
Cook Time
  • 2pounds chicken breastboneless skinless, fresh or frozen
  • 1cup Water
  • 1tablespoon chili powder
  • 1teaspoon cumin
  • 1teaspoon salt
  • 1/2teaspoon pepper
  • 1teaspoon paprika
  • 1teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4teaspoon cayenne powder
  • 1cup salsa
  1. Place fresh or frozen chicken breasts in Instant Pot and cover with 1 cup of water.
  2. Set to Manual High- Pressure, adjusting the time to 9 minutes for fresh and 12 minutes for frozen. Lock the lid, making sure the valve is in the sealing position. When finished, allow the pressure to release naturally for 5 minutes, then do a quick pressure release by switching the valve to venting.
  3. Remove the chicken and allow to cool for a few minutes. Drain the liquid from the Instant Pot.
  4. Shred the chicken. Return shredded chicken to the Instant Pot.
  5. Set the pot to Sauté. Stir 1 cup of jarred salsa, and all of the spices and seasoning into the shredded chicken. Allow to cook for about 3 minutes to combine all of the flavors.
  6. Serve as tostadas, tacos, or bowls. Top with your favorites like avocado, queso fresco, cilantro, onion, and lime juice.