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Instant Pot White Chicken Chili

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Grab your Instant Pot and let’s make this Instant Pot White Chicken Chili for dinner tonight! A hearty white chicken chili with a Tex-Mex flavor that will be leaving all your family reaching for another scoop of soup. Because you are cooking it in the Instant Pot it makes for a quick weeknight meal, with a slow and simmered flavor.

Instant Pot White Chicken Chili

This Instant Pot White Chicken Chili is so dang delicious I can not eat enough of it.  I have been enjoying so many Mexican dishes that I have been making in my instant pot. I especially love the chili.  I love traditional chili and could eat bowl after bowl of it but I also love the delicious change with this White Chicken Chili.

I usually prefer chicken over red meat and this chili fits the bill perfectly.  This is perfect to serve on Super Bowl Sunday.

Keep reading till you get to the recipe card for the easiest dump and go Instant Pot freezer directions.

Instant Pot White Chicken Chili Freezer directions

Instant Pot White Chicken Chili Is A Must Make Soup 

Now I know not everyone has hopped on board with the Instant Pot. As a mom and wife, I find having my Instant Pot helps me get more home-cooked meals on our dinner table. I can make a hearty soup that doesn’t need to simmer on the stove for hours on end. I can also pull out the frozen chicken breast and still have dinner in a hurry. Those two perks make it so worth investing in an Instant Pot in my eyes. 

I have been working on adapting all of our favorite recipes to Instant Pot. This white chicken chili recipe is always a huge hit. I have made this for parties, and family gatherings and everyone is always saying how good it is. So, I wanted to make sure I took the time to share this recipe with you all. 

Instant Pot White Chicken Chili

Health Benefits From White Chicken Chili 

Let me share some of the ingredients used in this white chicken chili. See how each ingredient comes together to give you nutrients, vitamins, and more. This is a really delicious chili recipe that will benefit you and your family in a variety of ways. 

  • Olive Oil | This oil is packed full of antioxidants, anti-inflammatory properties protect against heart disease and more. When we cook I tend to reach for olive oil! 
  • Garlic | Fresh garlic is great for fighting common colds and fighting sickness. Garlic can also improve your cholesterol levels and has very few calories. 
  • Tomatoes | Tomatoes are great for incorporating into your diet. They have many health benefits from being loaded with vitamin C and vitamin K, as well as potassium and folate. Tomatoes have a good amount of lycopene antioxidants which are great to help reduce some cancers and heart disease. 
  • Northern Beans | Gain some added iron and fiber into your diet with Northern beans. They are also a great source of potassium and even protein. I find they are a great bean to use as they are cholesterol-free and low in fat and calories. 
  • Chicken Stock | Chicken broth is great for giving your immunity a boost, helping with digestion, protecting your joints, and even helping you sleep more peacefully at night. 

Keep reading till you get to the recipe card for the easiest dump and go Slow Cooker freezer directions.

Instant Pot White Chicken Chili freezer directions

As you can see all of these ingredients come together to make one amazing and hearty soup that is not only delicious but will help protect your body in so many different ways. Those are just a few of the ingredients in this hearty soup, I wanted to give you an idea of how wonderful this soup is all around. 

For a delicious one pot meal, serve this with salad and warm bread for a complete comfort food meal.  

Instant Pot White Chicken Chili

Instant Pot White Chicken Chili
Yield: 6 6

Instant Pot White Chicken Chili Recipe

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Instant Pot White Chicken Chili Is so delicious and such a nice dinner.  Serve it with some crusty bread and a salad and you have the perfect dinner.  


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 small onion
  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts cut into cubes (FOR FREEZER MEAL: 1 BAG OF SHREDDED CHICKEN)
  • 3 tablespoons or 1 packet taco seasoning
  • 4-ounce packet dry ranch mix/dip
  • 10 ounce can Rotel with green chilis.
  • 1 (15 ounces) can of corn with juice
  • 1 cups chicken broth
  • 15 ounce can Black Beans (drained & rinsed)
  • 15 ounce can white beans, (drained & rinsed)
  • 8-ounce package of cream cheese, cut into smaller pieces


  1. Set your Instant Pot to the sauté function.
  2. Add the olive oil and allow to heat up. Add onions and garlic and cook 2-3 minutes or until garlic is fragrant and onions are translucent.
  3. Add chicken and cook until no longer pink. Turn Instant Pot off.
  4. Add in your remaining ingredients. Taco Seasoning, ranch seasoning, Rotel, corn with juice, chicken broth, black beans, white beans, and lay cream cheese chunks on top.
  5. Switch valve to the sealing position.
  6. Cook on HIGH for 20min, then do a Natural Release for 10 minutes. Finish releasing the remaining pressure with a Quick Release.
  7. Top with your favorite yummies! Avocado, shredded cheese, sour cream, etc


    Instant Pot Shredded Chicken From Frozen or Fresh


    To FREEZE: Put cooked & cooled onions & garlic into freezer Ziploc. Put taco seasoning, Rotel, corn with juice, rinsed & drained black beans, & rinsed & drained northern beans, all into the freezer Ziploc. Seal bag. Date & include these notes: EMPTY INGREDIENTS OF WHITE CHICKEN CHILI BAG INTO POT + 1 BAG OF SHREDDED CHICKEN (APRX. 1 LB) + 1 CUP CHICKEN BROTH. 8-ounce block of cream cheese, cut into chunks. PC - 20 MIN + NR

    To REHEAT:

    1. Take 1 bags of shredded chicken, remove the bag from the freezer and sit on the counter while preparing dinner. (If in a rush, you can run the bag over warm water to loosen the frozen rice from the Ziploc)
    2. Empty the contents of your white chicken chili freezer bag into your pot.
    3. Then add the shredded chicken into your pot.
    4. Pour 1 Cup of chicken broth in.
    5. Place cubed cream cheese on top.
    6. Put lid on your pot. Turn to sealing position.
    7. Manual High pressure for 20 min. When the cooking cycle ends do a natural release.
    8. Give chili a good stir. If any of your chili still seems a bit frozen, put it back on PC for 1 or 2 minutes depending on how much more cooking you may need.


    Cook on high 4-5 hours, or on low 5-6 hours.


      Nutrition Information:

      Amount Per Serving: Calories: 141Saturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 48mgSodium: 268mgCarbohydrates: 2gSugar: 1gProtein: 16g


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      1. I got the burn notice 🙁 anyone else use a ninja foodie instant pot? Usually it seems to be the same instructions

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