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15 Minute Instant Pot Salsa Verde Chicken Breast Recipe

15 Minute instant pot salsa verde chicken is easy to make, full of delicious spicy flavor, and healthy! It is paleo friendly, low carb, and gluten free.
Course Low Carb, Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 13 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 167kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs chicken breasts
  • 17.6 oz Goya Salsa Verde Or your favorite Salsa Verde Jar
  • 1 ½ tsp chili powder
  • 1 ½ tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 jalapeño diced
  • ½ onion diced
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro chopped
  • 1 lime

Instructions

  • Add 8 oz salsa verde in Instant Pot.
  • Top with 1 ½ tsp chili powder, 1 tsp smoked paprika, 1 tsp salt, and 1 tsp pepper.
  • Add 1 diced jalapeño, ¼ cup chopped cilantro, and ½ onion diced.
  • Top with 2 lbs chicken breasts.
  • Save ¼ cup of salsa verde and pour remaining on chicken.
  • Cook chicken on high manual pressure for 10 minutes. Naturally release when done.
  • Shred chicken in Instant Pot to allow the chicken to absorb the liquids.
  • Add remaining salsa verde and juice of 1 lime. Mix well.

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Notes

Note: Most of the sauce should be absorbed back into the meat. If it needs to thicken, use Sauté setting for about 3 minutes.

Nutrition

Calories: 167kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 872mg | Potassium: 577mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 610IU | Vitamin C: 10.2mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 0.8mg