Instant Pot Cilantro Lime Chicken - Lunch Version

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Instant Pot Cilantro Lime Chicken - Lunch Version

Tricia
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4 Servings
7 Ingredients
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With just a few ingredients and less than 30 minutes, this Instant Pot Cilantro Lime Chicken can be ready to pack up for tomorrow’s lunch! Infused with hints of citrus and garlic this simple freezer meal is an easy alternative to weekday dining out.

4 Servings
7 Ingredients
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Ingredients

  • 2 pounds quarter Chicken, Boneless Breasts
  • 2 tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 2 teaspoons mince Garlic, Cloves
  • ¼ cups juice Lime
  • 2 tablespoons chop Cilantro, Fresh
  • ¼ teaspoons Salt
  • ⅛ teaspoons Black Pepper

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  • Labels

Cooking Instructions

Freeze For Later Cooking Day Directions

Prog. Pressure Cooker

These directions help you cook or prepare this meal PRIOR to being frozen for serving later (see Serving Day Directions when you are ready to prepare it to eat).

Why would I want to freeze this?

  1. **Due to the nature of pressure cooking there is always room for inconsistency. The times given here are based on 4 servings fresh. If you are using more servings you may need to increase your cooking time.**
  2. Place chicken in Instant Pot.
  3. Mix olive oil, garlic, lime juice, cilantro, salt and pepper in a bowl. Pour on top of chicken.
  4. Lock lid into place and seal steam nozzle.
  5. Cook on high pressure for 9 minutes.
  6. Let pressure release naturally for 5 minutes then release any remaining pressure.
  7. Allow to cool.
  8. Divide among indicated number of freezer bags, label, and freeze.

Make From Frozen Serving Day Directions

Easy Assembly/Ready to Eat

These directions help you cook or reheat this meal AFTER it's been frozen for when you are ready to eat it.

  1. Thaw: In fridge
  2. Reheat in the microwave until heated through.

Make It Now Cooking Directions

Prog. Pressure Cooker

These directions are for cooking this recipe to serve immediately and NOT to freeze for later.

  1. **Due to the nature of pressure cooking there is always room for inconsistency. The times given here are based on 4 servings fresh. If you are using more servings you may need to increase your cooking time.**
  2. Place chicken in Instant Pot.
  3. Mix olive oil, garlic, lime juice, cilantro, salt and pepper in a bowl. Pour on top of chicken.
  4. Lock lid into place and seal steam nozzle.
  5. Cook on high pressure for 9 minutes.
  6. Let pressure release naturally for 5 minutes then release any remaining pressure.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe
4 Servings
Serving Size
8 ounces
Amount Per Serving
Calories
340
Total Fat
13g
Saturated Fat
2g
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
165mg
Sodium
250mg
Total Carbohydrates
1g
Fiber
0g
Sugar
0g
Protein
51g
WW Freestyle
2
Diabetic Exchanges: 1 Fat
0 Fruit
0 Milk
0 Other Carb
0 Starch
0 Veg
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