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Instant Pot Spicy Pineapple Chicken Tacos

These are kind of a knock off of an al paster style taco. I just swapped the pork for chicken, and added a delicious pomegranate pineapple salsa.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 285kcal

Ingredients

Pineapple-Pomegranate salsa

Instructions

  • 1. In the bowl of your instant pot, combine the chicken, onion, garlic, chili powder, paprika, cumin, salt, chipotle chile peppers, pineapple juice, pineapple, and poblano pepper. Cover and cook on high pressure/manual for 15 minutes. Once done cooking, use the natural or quick release function and release the steam. Shred the chicken using two forks. 
    2. To make the salsa, in a bowl, combine the pineapple, pomegranate arils, jalapeño, cilantro, lime juice, and a pinch of salt.
    3. Stuff the chicken into the warmed taco shells and top with pineapple salsa, cheese, and avocado. Enjoy!

Slow Cooker Directions

  • 1. In the bowl of your crockpot, combine the chicken, onion, garlic, chili powder, paprika, cumin, salt, chipotle chile peppers, pineapple juice, pineapple, and poblano pepper. Cover and cook on LOW for 6-7 hours or on HIGH for 4-6 hours. Once the chicken is done cooking, shred with two forks. Finish as directed above.

Nutrition

Calories: 285kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 96mg | Sodium: 630mg | Potassium: 771mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 625IU | Vitamin C: 51.2mg | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 1.5mg