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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! chicken | dinner | easy | cilantro | lime | avocado | #swirlsofflavor
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Instant Pot Cilantro Lime Chicken

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! 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: cilantro lime chicken, instant pot chicken recipe
Servings: 4
Author: Gwynn Galvin

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lbs. boneless skinless chicken breasts , cut in chunks
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 3 cloves garlic , minced
  • 2 Tbs. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 3/4 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1 avocado , pitted, peeled and chopped
  • lime wedges

Instructions

  • 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.

Notes

Makes 4 servings.