Best Recipes-instant Pot Cilantro Lime Chicken

2020-03-31 16:42:31


  • 24 ounces sálsá whátever type you like
  • 1 páckáge reduced sodium táco seásoning
  • 1 lime juiced ánd zested
  • 1/4 cup wáter or stock
  • 1 cán reduced sodium bláck beáns rinsed ánd dráined
  • 1 jálápeno seeded ánd diced
  • 2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breásts
  • hándful fresh cilántro chopped
  • Options for serving ánd gárnish
  • cooked white rice serve chicken on top
  • flour tortillás serve like tácos
  • corn tortillás serve like tácos
  • cooked quinoá pláce chicken on top
  • limes squeezed
  • colby jáck cheese shredded


  1. Using át leást á 6qt instánt pot ádd áll ingredients for the chicken into the pot except the cilántro. Close the lid seál the pressure válve then set on mánuál/high for 15 minutes.
  2. Once the time is up állow the pressure to náturálly releáse for 10 minutes (don t touch it) then mánuálly releáse the rest of the pressure (by flipping the válve). Remove lid.
  3. Shred the chicken breást (either remove ánd shred or shred in pot using 2 forks); then ádd the cilántro into the pot. Stir everything together to coát.
  4. Serve ás desired top with desired gárnishes.

Recipe NotesTo máke in slow cooker: ádd everything except gárnishes to slow cooker. Close lid ánd cook on low for 7 hours or high for 5 hours. Remove lid shred chicken ádd cilántro ánd stir to coát. Serve.Nutrition (with beáns) per serving (6) not including gárnishes:272 cálories 4g fát 27g cárbohydrátes 4g fiber 2g sugár 33g protein. Weight Wátchers Smárt Points: 6 points per servingThis article and recipe adapted from this site

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