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Chicken Queso Soup

Chicken Queso Soup

Chicken, spicy soup base, cheese -garnish with sour cream
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword Chicken, soup, Spicy
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes


  • Pressure Cooker


  • 2-3 Large Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • 1 tbsp Chili Powder
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • ½ tsp Cumin
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper
  • ¼ tsp Kosher Salt
  • ½ tsp Red Pepper optional
  • 1 28 0z can petite diced tomatoes I used with green chilis
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup salsa I used red medium - green can be used
  • 1 8oz block softened cream cheese
  • shredded cheddar or cheese of choice garnish
  • green onion garnish
  • sour cream garnish


  • Place chicken, all seasonings, tomatoes with juices, chicken broth, and salsa in Instant Pot. Set to manual mode and cook for 10 minutes at high pressure. Allow pressure to release naturally (about 15 minutes), remove and shred the chicken. Set aside. 
  • Stir softened cream cheese into the soup in the pot and whisk until fully melted into the soup. Return chicken to the soup and serve with shredded cheddar,sour cream or choice of garnish


Discalimer:-I do not provide nutritional information - ingredients vary so please-refer to your own tracking.