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Chicken Fajita Soup in the Instant Pot

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Looking for a fun spin on regular ol' soup? This Chicken Fajita Soup recipe is just what you need. It's added flavor and ingredients take it over the top and it even leaves it open to make it spicy as well. Add in heat or not and make this Instant Pot Chicken Fajita Soup recipe all your own!

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Chicken Fajita Soup in the Instant Pot

One of the best things that this fajita soup recipe is that it's really, really simple. And it literally takes about 30 minutes of time to prep and cook. That's it.

To be able to have a hearty and delicious soup that fast is insanely awesome and I can't wait to hear what you think about the flavor.

Main Ingredients Needed for Chicken Fajita Soup

This is the list of simple ingredients you'll need for this easy Instant Pot soup recipe. (You can find the full measurements and printable recipe below.)

  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Red onion
  • Red bell pepper
  • Yellow bell pepper
  • Poblano pepper
  • Sea salt and black pepper
  • Chicken breasts
  • Fire-roasted tomatoes
  • Chicken broth
  • Ground cumin
  • Chili powder
  • Mexican oregano
  • Garlic powder
  • Black beans
  • Lime juice
  • Avocados
  • Shredded Mexican cheese  
  • Fresh cilantro

What to Serve With This Fajita Soup Recipe

Can we all just agree that toppings are some of the best parts of soup? I love the warmness and creaminess of soup but I also love toppings as well.

Some great topping choices can be:

  • Shredded cheese
  • Sliced avocado
  • Greek yogurt or sour cream
  • French Onion
  • Crackers
  • Diced jalapenos

And more! You can literally change the way that every bowl of soup tastes just by the toppings that you choose to add.

Instant Pot Soup Recipe Supplies

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What to Eat with Chicken Fajita Soup

Even though this is a hearty meal on its own, you can easily pair this up with a nice side of Instant Pot Spanish Rice. It's a simple way to make it an even more hearty meal for your tummy.

Another great option is a side salad that takes minimal effort to make. We've also made noodles that the kids love to eat and put into the soup as well.

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Yield: 6 servings

Chicken Fajita Soup in the Instant Pot

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This Chicken Fajita Soup recipe is made with fresh, wholesome and delicious Southwest Soup recipe. It is a gluten free and preservative free chicken soup recipe.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Additional Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes


    1. Add the olive oil to the Instant Pot and hit the Sauté button. Put on high and add onion, bell peppers, and Poblano pepper. Stir continually until they get a bit of color, about 4-5 minutes. Switch to off and put veggies in a bowl for later.
    2. Season the chicken with salt and pepper on both sides. Put in the Instant Pot and top with the tomatoes, chicken broth, cumin, chili powder, Mexican oregano, and garlic powder. Stir together.
    3. Put on the lid and put the pressure valve to sealing. Push manual on high and cook for 10 minutes. When done, let the pressure release naturally for 10 minutes. Then quick release any pressure left.
    4. Take off the lid, shred chicken. Add in the sautéed veggies, lime juice, and black beans. Stir.
    5. Let the Southwestern Chicken Fajita Soup sit on warm for several minutes until the beans and veggies reheat.
    6. Garnish with optional toppings.

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 514Total Fat 22gSaturated Fat 4gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 15gCholesterol 107mgSodium 1308mgCarbohydrates 35gFiber 14gSugar 5gProtein 47g

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  • Jessica McCoy

    Jessica McCoy is a seasoned food blogger with 14+ years of experience in the industry. As a self-taught home cook, she enjoys creating and finetuning easy recipes that are fool proof and simple for anyone to make. Her expertise is in all things kitchen: cooking tips, air fryer recipes, Instant Pot and other pressure cooking recipes, and slow cooker recipes. Jessica was the previous owner of AllSheCooks, where she focused on easy every day recipes including budget friendly dinner recipes and desserts.

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