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Cilantro Lime Chicken in an Instant Pot

Gwynn Galvin
Have a flavorful dinner on the table in just 15 minutes with this easy cilantro lime chicken pressure cooked in an Instant Pot.
Course Main
Servings 4 servings


  • 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


  • 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.