Lean and Green Instant Pot Chipotle Chicken & Cauliflower Rice

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Feb 28, 2021 | Jump to Instructions

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  • 1
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Instant Pot Chipotle Chicken & Cauliflower Rice Bowls
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Get that Mexican food flavor you're craving, but without the carb loaded rice. This light dish is great for lunch, dinner or anytime!

Could you enjoy
Mexican
food at almost every meal? Complete this lean and green
Instant Pot Chipotle Chicken & Cauliflower Rice
recipe to give you and your family a
Mexican
meal that is both delicious and on plan!

 

Difficulty
Medium
Servings
4
Cooking Time
20 minutes
Prep Time
10 minutes

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Lean & Green Instant Pot Chipotle Chicken & Cauliflower Rice Ingredients

  • 14.5 oz Fire-roasted Tomatoes
  • 1/3 cup Salsa
  • 1 small Chipotle Pepper
  • 1 tsp Adobe Sauce
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • 1/2 tsp Dried Oregano
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 1/2 lbs Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast
  • 4 cup Frozen Riced Cauliflower
  • 1 cup Reduced-Fat Mexican Cheese Blend Shredded
  • 1/2 medium Avocado Sliced

Lean & Green Instant Pot Chipotle Chicken & Cauliflower Rice Instructions

  1. Combine tomatoes, salsa, pepper, adobe sauce, cumin and dried oregano in a blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Place chicken in Instant Pot and pour the sauce over the top. Secure the lid and close pressure valve and set to 20 minutes at high pressure. Allow the pot to cook and pressure to release naturally before opening.
  3. Remove chicken and shred, then toss back in sauce.
  4. With about 10 minutes remaining on chicken, microwave riced cauliflower according to package directions.
  5. Divide riced cauliflower, chicken, cheese and avocado evenly amongst four bowls.

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