Qdoba Chicken: Savory Latin Fusion

Qdoba Mexican Eats restaurant is a popular chain that has masterfully managed to combine Latin flavors with classic American dishes. Serving Mexican-American cuisine, they make a mean Qdoba chicken, and with this recipe, you can bring Qdoba straight to your own kitchen.

Pressure cookers are convenient and versatile tools when it comes to cooking, and they work particularly well for this recipe. Here’s how to make Qdoba chicken in a pressure cooker.


  • 3-4 boneless, skinless chicken thighs or chicken breasts
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon of onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon of chili powder (optional)
  • 1/4 teaspoon of cayenne pepper (optional)
  • 1/4 teaspoon of paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon of cumin
  • 1 teaspoon of oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Cut the chicken into cubes and place them in the pressure cooker.
  2. Mix together the olive oil, garlic powder, onion powder, chili powder (optional), cayenne pepper (optional), paprika, cumin, oregano, salt, and pepper.
  3. Drizzle the seasoning mixture over the chicken and stir to coat the chicken evenly.
  4. Securely seal the pressure cooker lid and cook for 8 minutes on high pressure.
  5. Once it is done cooking, carefully release the pressure of the pressure cooker. Open the lid and stir the chicken.
  6. Transfer the Qdoba chicken to a plate and serve with your favorite sides.

Qdoba chicken is a savory and flavorful Mexican-American dish that packs a punch of flavor. If you are looking for an easy and delicious meal to make, you should try making your own Qdoba chicken! Enjoy!