Yummy Instant Pot Chicken Fajitas!


This recipe is packed full of flavor and protein! It's an easy recipe to throw into the instant pot and walk away. 


  • 1 (14.5 oz.) can diced tomatoes (or diced tomatoes with green chiles), no salt
  • 1 medium onion, cut into quarters, sliced
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, cut into strips
  • 1 medium orange bell pepper, cut into strips
  • 2 tsp. ground chili powder
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • 1 lb. raw chicken breast, boneless, skinless, and sliced
  • 8 6-inch whole-wheat flour tortillas, warm
  • ½ cup fresh tomato salsa
  • 8 tsp. low-fat (2%) plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 medium avocado, sliced
  • cilantro, finely chopped

Preparation time: 20 mins

Cook time: 6 hrs and 20 mins

Servings: 4


  • Turn 6-quart Instant Pot to high sauté setting.
  • Heat 1½ tsp. olive oil to hot.
  • Add onion and bell peppers; cook, stirring frequently, for 4 to 5 minutes, or until onion is translucent.
  • Add 1 cup water, tomatoes, chili powder, cumin, pepper, lime juice, and chicken. Follow manufacturer's guidelines for locking lid and preparing to cook. Set to pressure cook on high for 10 minutes.
  • Follow manufacturer's guide for quick release, and wait until cycle is complete. Carefully unlock and remove lid, taking care that there is no remaining steam.
  • Evenly divide mixture between tortillas. Top evenly with salsa, yogurt, avocado, and cilantro.