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Salsa Verde Chicken
Prep Time
10 mins

Spice family dinner up with this easy instant pot/ crockpot recipe!

Course: dinner
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: instant pot salsa verde chicken
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 171 kcal
Author: Aubrey
  • 3 chicken breasts
  • 1/2 medium onion chopped
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 tbs lemon juice
  • 1 cup tomatillo salsa salsa verde
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
Instant Pot Instructions
  1. In instant pot combine everything except sour cream in pot. 

    Cook on poultry setting, or high for 24-26 minutes. allow to natural release. 

    Shred chicken and add sour cream, stirirng until combined. 

  2. Crock Pot Instructions

  3. 1. Combine everything except sour cream in crockpot.
  4. 2. Cook on low for 6-8 hours or high for 3-4 hours.
  5. 3. When done shred chicken and add sour cream.
  6. Serve warm in burritos with grilled corn and rice, in taquitos, or quesadillas. I love it over a salad. This is a hard recipe to mess up. Feel free to add more or less of your favorite flavors. I tend to be heavy on the lemon and cumin because I just can't get enough of them!
Recipe Notes

PRESSURE COOKER: If salsa is really thick thin down with 1/2 cup of water to ensure there is enough liquid in pot for pressure. 

Nutrition Facts
Salsa Verde Chicken
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 171 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 82mg27%
Sodium 341mg15%
Potassium 458mg13%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Protein 24g48%
Vitamin A 155IU3%
Vitamin C 2.4mg3%
Calcium 29mg3%
Iron 0.6mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.