instant pot white chicken chili
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4.5 from 8 votes

Instant Pot White Chicken Chili

This easy 5 minute Instant Pot white chicken chili recipe tastes amazing and is my family's favorite dinner! Dump all the ingredients in without needing to even precook your chicken. It's a healthy pressure cooker chili packed with flavor and really cheap to make too!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Entree, Main Course, Soup
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: chicken, chili, easy, instant pot, pressure cooker
Servings: 6
Calories: 113kcal
Author: The Typical Mom


  • 1 chicken breast cubed, about 2 cups
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 14-16 oz chicken broth use less if you want it thicker
  • 1 small can diced chilies
  • 1 c canned corn drained
  • 1 jar salsa verde 16 oz
  • 2 cans white beans
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • salt to taste
  • Toppings:
  • sour cream
  • avocado
  • spicy jack cheese shredded
  • 1/2 onion diced


  • Turn your Instant Pot to saute and add your olive oil, garlic, and onions. 
  • Cook down until onions are softened slightly. 
  • Add cubed chicken and cook for about 3 minutes, just slightly, with your onions. Turn your Instant Pot off/cancel so it can cool off before turning back on.
  • Add your salsa verde, broth, chilies, white beans, corn and a pinch of salt. 
  • Turn your Instant Pot or pressure cooker to manual, pressure, high, for 5 minutes. 
  • Put lid on and close steam valve. When done do a quick release and carefully lift lid. 
  • Add a small ladle full of chili liquid to a small bowl with cornstarch in it and stir, add back into pot. (if you want a bit thicker)
  • Do this again if you want it thicker. Stir and serve topped with spicy jack cheese, avocado and sour cream!!


Serving: 8oz | Calories: 113kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 306mg | Potassium: 164mg | Vitamin C: 5.9mg | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 0.3mg