Chicken Queso Soup
By :Chop Secrets
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Votes: 3
Rating: 5
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Course Dinner
Cuisine Modern
Difficulty Easy
Duration 30-60 min
Cooking Technique Pressure Cook, Sauté
Main Ingredient Cheese, Chicken, Cilantro
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings
4-6 servings
Ingredients
Pot Mixture:
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1 1/4 cups fresh salsa
  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp ground chipotle powder
  • 1/2 tsp ground coriander
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
To Finish:
  • 8 ounce cream cheese 1 package softened and cubed
  • 1/2 cup Monterey Jack cheese shredded
  • 1/4 cup cotija (or queso fresco), crumbled
  • 2 tbsp chopped cilantro optional
Course Dinner
Cuisine Modern
Difficulty Easy
Duration 30-60 min
Cooking Technique Pressure Cook, Sauté
Main Ingredient Cheese, Chicken, Cilantro
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings
4-6 servings
Ingredients
Pot Mixture:
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1 1/4 cups fresh salsa
  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp ground chipotle powder
  • 1/2 tsp ground coriander
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
To Finish:
  • 8 ounce cream cheese 1 package softened and cubed
  • 1/2 cup Monterey Jack cheese shredded
  • 1/4 cup cotija (or queso fresco), crumbled
  • 2 tbsp chopped cilantro optional
Votes: 3
Rating: 5
Rate this recipe!
Instructions
  1. Add Pot Mixture ingredients to the Instant Pot and stir to combine, then secure the lid, making sure the vent is closed.
  2. Using the display panel select the MANUAL or PRESSURE COOK function*. Use the +/- keys and program the Instant Pot for 20 minutes.
  3. When the time is up, let the pressure naturally release for 10 minutes, then quick-release the remaining pressure.
  4. Carefully remove the chicken from the pot to a cutting board and shred, then return to the pot.
  5. Turn the pot off by selecting CANCEL , then select SAUTE .
  6. Add cream cheese and stir until melted and mostly incorporated.
  7. Stir in the monterey jack cheese. Serve warm topped with cotija and chopped cilantro.
Recipe Notes

*The MANUAL and PRESSURE COOK buttons are interchangeable.

1 reply
  1. Brandigurl0928
    Brandigurl0928 says:

    I have 5 kids and its usually pretty hard to fine something they all like. But this was definitely one of the good ones. A must make!

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