Instant Pot Cilantro Lime Chicken is a perfect weeknight dinner that’s ready in just minutes on those busy days! Fresh cilantro and lime juice combine with chili powder, garlic and chicken for a kickin’ good flavor that cooks in just minutes in your instant pot.
Cilantro Lime Chicken Recipe
Yes, I am officially hooked on my Instant Pot folks! And I’m here with and instant pot recipe of Cilantro Lime Chicken, some of my all-time favorite flavors.
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Do you have an Instant Pot yet? If not, what are you waiting for? I waited and I don’t know what I was thinking. Dinner can be cooked in such a snap, you’re going to love it. In just about 15 minutes you’ll have your instant pot chicken dinner on the table without standing over a stove top.
Fresh cilantro and lime juice combine with chili powder and garlic for a kickin’ good flavor combo! These flavored juices and tender chicken topped with fresh avocado are fabulous served over hot cooked rice, cauliflower rice or rice noodles.
This recipe is versatile enough that you could turn it into a cilantro lime chicken tacos recipe by serving the chicken in taco shells with shredded lettuce, salsa and avocado! These flavors will make a delicious taco filling and you can just drizzle some of the flavorful juices on your taco and serve the remaining on the side. A chili cilantro lime chicken filling sounds fabulous to me!
Instant Pot is in my kitchen now! Oh yum!
Ingredients you will need to make this recipe
- chicken breasts
- lime juice
- olive oil
- chili powder
- kosher salt
- lime wedges
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Instant Pot Cilantro Lime Chicken is a perfect weeknight dinner that's ready in just minutes on those busy days! Fresh cilantro and lime juice combine with chili powder and garlic for a kickin' good flavor combo!
Arrange chicken pieces in bottom of Instant Pot.
Combine cilantro, lime juice, garlic, olive oil, chili powder and kosher salt. Pour over chicken.
Seal Instant Pot according to manufacturer's instructions and cook on Poultry cycle for 10 minutes.
Cool according to manufacturer's instructions.
Serve chicken and lime sauce over hot cooked rice or rice noodles.
Top with chopped avocado and serve with lime wedges.
Makes 4 servings.