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southwest soup with chicken
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5 from 3 votes

Instant Pot Southwest Chicken Soup

A quick and easy dinner recipe, this Instant Pot Southwest Chicken Soup is healthy and delicious high protein option that's good year round.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time23 mins
Total Time33 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 289kcal


Optional toppings

  • greek yogurt
  • tortillas chips
  • cheese
  • cilantro
  • avocado


  • Add the avocado oil to the bottom of the pressure cooker and hit the saute button.
  • Add the green pepper, jalapeno, and onion. Saute until onion is translucent. Add the garlic and stir until fragrant.
    saute green peppers, jalapeno, onion, garlic for soup
  • Add the rest of the ingredients and seal the lid on the pressure cooker. Cook on high pressure for 15 minutes. Let it vent naturally for 10 minutes and then quick release.
    cooking chicken soup in the pressure cooker
  • Using two forks and shredd the chicken breasts (or take them out and cup them into cubes, whatever works best for you). Serve.
    shredding chicken in soup after being cooked in the ninja foodi
  • For extra protein, add a dollop of greek yogurt to the soup and top with some tortilla chips. Enjoy.
    instant pot southwestern chicken soup


1 serving is 1/6th of the recipe


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 289kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 48mg | Sodium: 1245mg | Potassium: 867mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 799IU | Vitamin C: 51mg | Calcium: 89mg | Iron: 3mg