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Instant Pot Chicken Fajitas Recipe

This Instant Pot chicken fajitas recipe is everything you would expect from a fajita recipe and more! Make it in no time with all of the wonderful Mexican flavors.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Pressurize Time10 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chicken instant pot recipe, Easy chicken fajita recipe, Favorite family dinner recipe, Healthy instant pot recipe
Servings: 8
Calories: 260kcal

Equipment

  • Instant Pot
  • Can Opener

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 15 ounces canned black beans drained and rinsed
  • 15 ounces canned corn (Do not drain)
  • 14 ounces canned petite diced tomatoes with green chilies
  • 3 bell peppers sliced (1 red, 1 yellow and 1 green)
  • 1 yellow onion large, sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¾ teaspoon pepper
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 Tablespoon honey

Instructions

  • Place chicken on the bottom of the instant pot.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients in the order they are listed - putting the honey right on top.
  • Put the lid on turning the knob to SEALING.
  • If chicken is frozen, cook for 25 minutes.
  • If chicken is thawed, cook for 20 minutes.
  • When the timer is done, turn the knob to VENTING and let all the pressure out for a quick release. Serve with your favorite toppings on tortillas or on top of a salad.

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Notes

How to turn this into a freezer meal:
  • Place chicken and all ingredients listed into a gallon-sized freezer bag. Place freezer bag into freezer and it will last up to 90 days.
  • When ready to use, dump ingredients from bag into Instant Pot and add 1/3 cup of water in with the frozen food. Place the lid on top, move the valve to SEALING, and press the MANUAL button. Set timer for 25 minutes. Do a 5 minute NATURAL RELEASE when the timer is done. Serve on tortillas or on top of a salad.

Nutrition

Calories: 260kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 732mg | Potassium: 889mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1706IU | Vitamin C: 69mg | Calcium: 58mg | Iron: 3mg