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A warming bowl of white chicken chili topped with avocado chunks, sour cream, jalapeno slices, and cilantro leaves. A hand is seen squeezing a lime into the bowl.

Whole30 Instant Pot Spicy Buffalo White Chicken Chili

  • Author: Amanda
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x


Coming in HOT with this cold weather ready Whole30 Instant Pot Spicy Buffalo White Chicken Chili. Yes, the title is a mouthful... but so is this easy chili recipe! It's a warming bowl of tender chicken breasts, bone broth, poblano peppers, jalapeno slices, salsa verde, and of course buffalo sauce! Perfect for game day, busy weeknights, and especially on chilly cold winter nights.


  • 2 tbs avocado oil
  • 1 small yellow onion, diced
  • 4 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 3 tbs nutritional yeast
  • 3 cups of chicken stock
  • 1/3 cup buffalo sauce
  • 1/3 cup salsa verde
  • 1 cup of coconut milk (full fat, canned)
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 3 stalks of celery, diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 poblano pepper, diced
  • 1 jalapeno, sliced and de-seeded
  • 2 chicken breasts


  • Green onions
  • Handful of plantain chips
  • Sour Cream
  • Jalapeno slices


  1. Prep and chop all of the veggies.
  2. Add and stir in all ingredients (minus the coconut milk) into the Instant Pot. Place the lid and turn the valve to the SEALED position. Set the timer for 20 minutes. Once the timer goes off, allow it to naturally release for 10 minutes.
  3. Safely remove lid and shred the chicken. Put shredded chicken back into the pot.
  4. Stir in the coconut milk.
  5. Serve and garnish with your favorite toppings!
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Category: Soup
  • Method: Instant Pot

Keywords: whole30 chicken chili, white chicken chili , 30 minute dinners