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Sweet Salsa Chicken is a fast, simple meal with big flavor! Salsa and brown sugar come together to make this deliciously sweet sauce
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Sweet Salsa Chicken

Sweet mexican chicken with simple ingredients.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Author Karli Bitner


  • 1 can cola
  • 1 chicken breast 1 inch thick
  • 1/2 cup salsa mild
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar


  • Add the chicken breast and 1 cup of soda pop to the Instant Pot. Make sure the chicken breast is 1 inch thick, if it isn't put it in a large baggie and use your rolling pin until it is 1 inch thick. Cook on manual High Pressure for 5 minutes. Allow for 5 minute NPR. Remove chicken and cover with foil while you make the sauce.
  • Discard liquid in Instant Pot. Combine 1/4 C soda pop, salsa and brown sugar in Instant Pot. Turn on the Saute function on Low and simmer until the brown sugar has completely dissolved. 
  • Shred the chicken and add to sauce. It is now ready to eat! Enjoy!