Instant Pot™ Chicken Tortilla Soup
It’s been a long time since a kitchen appliance has really got me going. But it has finally happened. I am in love with my Instant Pot™ and I don’t think I am alone.
This magical appliance takes the place of your Crock-Pot™, rice cooker, and pressure cooker, all in one convenient package. And though I haven’t had the need recently, I have heard it also works great to sterilize baby bottles.The first Instant Pot was introduced in 2010 but it really wasn’t until a few years ago that it really got its mojo.
How to make chicken tortilla soup in an Instant Pot
I love making soup in my Instant Pot. No need for hours of simmering. The beauty of the Instant Pot is the ability to dump in all of your ingredients, set the pressure, and forget it.
My Instant Pot chicken tortilla soup is the perfect hot meal for a cool fall evening. I especially enjoy this flavor-filled soup on Halloween. After an evening of trick or treating, it’s time for a warm bowl of chicken tortilla soup and, if you are of age, an adult beverage to unwind. To me, that combo is the perfect treat!
Remember to have various toppings available so folks can individually garnish their soup. I personally love the hint of anise flavor that the fennel gives this dish, but if you don’t happen to have fennel in the house, just increase the celery to one cup.