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Paleo Instant Pot Cilantro Lime Chicken

This cilantro lime chicken is the perfect fusion of flavors and so easy to make!
Course Dinner
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours 30 minutes
Total Time 3 hours 40 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 258kcal
Author Stefani

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs cubed chicken breast
  • 1 bag frozen sliced bell peppers
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 packet taco seasoning
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 3 cups frozen cauliflower rice

Instructions

  • Sauté chicken breast in the Instant Pot with avocado oil, garlic, onion, cilantro, and half of taco seasoning packet.
  • When chicken is lightly cooked, add the diced tomatoes, lime juice, frozen peppers, and the remainder of the taco seasoning.
  • Put the lid on the Instant Pot and seal; press "Poultry" and set the time for 10 minutes.
  • When it's done cooking, release the pressure and remove the lid.
  • Add in the cauliflower rice, stir it in, and put the lid back on.
  • Let the mixture sit with the lid on for about 10 minutes, stirring once at 5 minutes.
  • The cauliflower rice will be cooked through by then, and the meal is ready to serve and eat!

Notes

Stovetop Directions:
  • Sauté chicken breast with avocado oil, garlic, onion, cilantro, and half of taco seasoning packet.
  • When chicken is lightly cooked, add the diced tomatoes, lime juice, frozen peppers, and the remainder of the taco seasoning.
  • Continue letting the chicken mixture cook, stirring every few minutes.
  • Once chicken is thoroughly cooked, remove it from the heat.
  • Add in the cauliflower rice, stir it in, and put the lid back on.
  • Let the mixture sit with the lid on for about 10 minutes, stirring once at 5 minutes.
  • The cauliflower rice will be cooked through by then, and the meal is ready to serve and eat!
Crockpot Directions:
  • Place everything except the cauliflower rice in the crockpot, stir thoroughly. 
  • Cook on 'high' for 4 hours.
  • Once it's done, add in the cauliflower rice, stir it in, and put the lid back on.  Let it sit for 10-15 minutes.

Nutrition

Serving: 1.5 cups | Calories: 258kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 48g | Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 116mg | Sodium: 454mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g