Instant Pot Salsa Chicken Taco Lettuce Wraps

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: instant pot chicken recipe, instant pot chicken tacos, instant pot salsa chicken
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 125 kcal
Author: Erin

Salsa Chicken Taco Lettuce Wraps can be made in just 20 minutes with the help of your Instant Pot and five simple ingredients.




  • 1 1/2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 1 1/2 tbsp taco seasoning
  • 1 onion diced
  • 1 jalapeno seeded and sliced
  • 1 16-ounce jar salsa
  • Kosher salt to taste

For Serving:

  • Butter lettuce leaves for wrapping
  • Sliced Radishes for topping
  • Avocado for topping
  • La Victoria Red Taco Sauce for topping
  • Greek yogurt or sour cream for topping
  • Shredded cheddar cheese for topping
  • Cilantro for topping
  • Lime wedges


  1. Rub chicken breasts with taco seasoning and place in bottom of Instant Pot.
  2. Spread chopped onion and jalapeno over chicken breasts. Pour salsa over top.
  3. Seal the Instant Pot and set to HIGH pressure for 20 minutes.
  4. Allow the Instant Pot to release naturally. This should take 10-15 minutes.
  5. Remove chicken breasts from Instant Pot and shred with two forks. Place chicken back in Instant Pot and stir to combine. Season with salt, to taste.
  6. To serve, spread chicken on lettuce leaves and top with any desired toppings.

Recipe Notes

*If using a slow cooker, cook on low for 4-6 hours or until the chicken is done. You can leave the slow cooker on low for up to 8 hours.

Nutrition Facts
Instant Pot Salsa Chicken Taco Lettuce Wraps
Amount Per Serving
Calories 125
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.