Instant Pot Mexican Chicken Tortilla Soup

Angie Esteves


Using the Instant Pot or any digital pressure cooker makes it super easy to put together and have this soup ready to serve in about 15 minutes. This soup is absolutely delicious served with strips of tortilla, cheese, and avocado. What are you waiting for? Make it TODAY!

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Mexican tortilla soup is always a fantastic meal when the weather gets cooler. This version also includes chicken and it's made in the Instant Pot which makes it a quick recipe to prepare. The flavors aren't over the top in this soup. It's a mild Mexican soup with corn, black beans, and fire-roasted tomatoes with green chilies. If you like a spicier soup, add some more seasoning like chili. A delicious, quick family meal for a weeknight dinner. The Test Kitchen


★★★★★ 2 votes

5 Min
10 Min
Pressure Cooker/Instant Pot


  • 32 oz
    chicken stock/broth (low sodium)
  • 1 can(s)
    fire roasted diced tomatoes with chilies, 14 oz
  • 1 can(s)
    La Gerdez Salsa Casera (or your own favorite brand of salsa or taco seasoning), 7 oz
  • 1 can(s)
    corn (or use frozen), 15 oz
  • 1 can(s)
    black beans, drained, 14 oz
  • 1 small
    corn tortilla, stale, finely shredded or 2 tsps of fine corn meal
  • 1 small
    rotissiere chicken, cut up use amount you wish to add
  • 1 tsp
    garlic, minced
  • ·
    salt and pepper, to taste

  • 1 pkg
    fresh gourmet tortilla strips, santa fe style (or you can make your own)
  • 1 small
  • 1 pkg
    Mexican cheese (2-cup)

How to Make Instant Pot Mexican Chicken Tortilla Soup


  1. Place all ingredients except for beans and corn into the pressure cooker.
  2. Pressure cook under manual for 7 minutes.
  3. Quick release.
  4. Add beans and corn to pot.
  5. Press manual once again for 3 minutes or use "saute" feature just to heat up the beans and corn. Quick release steam and enjoy.
  6. If not making this in a pressure cooker, place all ingredients into a Dutch oven or soup pot and heat up adding the chicken last. Cook for 15-20 minutes. Serve.

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About Instant Pot Mexican Chicken Tortilla Soup

Course/Dish: Other Soups
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Mexican
Collection: Soup's On!
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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