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spicy chipotle chicken soup

Instant Pot Creamy Chipotle Chicken Soup (Paleo, Whole30)

  • Author: Jen
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 12
  • Total Time: 17 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Soups
  • Method: Instant Pot
  • Cuisine: Latin


  • 1 1/2  lbs chicken breast
  • 3 cups cubed red potatoes
  • 2 1/2  cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup canned coconut milk
  • 1  14 oz can fire roasted diced tomatoes
  • 1 medium red bell pepper diced
  • 1 small white onion diced
  • 2 tbs ghee
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp chipotle powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • juice of 1/2 a lime
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • cilantro, jalapeño and avocado for garnish


  • To prepare, chop your veggies and salt and pepper your chicken breasts
  • Set Instant Pot to saute mode and when warm add in ghee, minced garlic and onion
  • Saute for about 1-2 min then add red bell pepper and sauté for about one more minute
  • Turn off saute mode and then add chicken breasts, broth, potatoes, diced tomatoes and all seasonings to pot
  • Place lid on Instant Pot and set to high pressure for 10 minutes turning valve to sealing
  • When ready, use a wooden spoon to turn valve to venting, being careful to avoid the steam
  • Remove chicken breast and shred with two forks before retuning to pot
  • Add lime juice and coconut milk and mix thoroughly
  • Garnish with cilantro, jalapeño and avocado if desired


Cook time does not include time for Instant Pot to come to pressure

Nutrition facts calculated with bone broth vs. chicken broth


  • Calories: 377
  • Fat: 11.1
  • Carbohydrates: 24.7
  • Fiber: 1.4
  • Protein: 39

Keywords: soup, instant pot, whole30, paleo, gluten-free, dairy-free