Lean & Green Healthy Instant Pot Chicken Cacciatore

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by chris.sloan
Apr 23, 2021 | Jump to Instructions

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Instant Pot Chicken Cacciatore
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Trying to figure out what to make for dinner? Try this Instant Pot Chicken Cacciatore recipe! It taste delicious and is easy to make!

Could you enjoy healthy
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food at almost every meal? Complete this healthy lean and green
Instant Pot Chicken Cacciatore
recipe and you'll be creating a
Italian
meal that is both delicious and fits most any healthy meal plan!

Difficulty
Easy
Servings
4
Cooking Time
30 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes

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Lean & Green Instant Pot Chicken Cacciatore Ingredients

  • 2 lbs Boneless Skinless Chicken Thighs
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 can Cooking spray
  • 1 cup Crushed Tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup Scallions
  • 1/2 cup Red Bell Peppers
  • 1/4 cup Green Bell Peppers
  • 1/2 tsp Dried Onion
  • 1 small Bay Leaf
  • 2 tbsp Fresh Parsley

Lean & Green Instant Pot Chicken Cacciatore Instructions

  1. Season chicken with salt and pepper on both sides.
  2. Press saute on the Instant Pot, lightly spray with cooking oil and brown on both sides 2-3 minutes. Set aside. Spray with a little more oil and add onions and peppers. Saute until soften and golden, approximately 5 minutes.
  3. Pour tomatoes over the chicken and vegetables, add bay leaf, salt and pepper, give it a good stir and cover.
  4. Cook high pressure for 25 minutes; then use natural release method.
  5. Remove bay leaf, garnish with parsley and serve over green of choice for your 3rd. green.

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