Lean and Green Instant Pot Chipotle Chicken & Cauliflower Rice
- 1Healthy Fat
Get that Mexican food flavor you're craving, but without the carb loaded rice. This light dish is great for lunch, dinner or anytime!
About Chris Sloan
My name is Chris Sloan and I, like so many others struggled with my weight for years not realizing the toll being overweight was taking on my body. At the beginning of 2021 I began to take my weight loss efforts seriously and have lost 75 lbs so far on the OPTAVIA optimal weight 5 in 1 Plan! It's been amazing, and while my journey isn't over, I'm well on my way!
When I started I had a hard time finding the top OPTAVIA 5&1 recipes, so I was so inspired to build this website to help compile some of what I felt are the best OPTAVIA recipes around. I'm happy to share it with you as well!
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Helpful Cooking Utensils
- 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
- Combine tomatoes, salsa, pepper, adobe sauce, cumin and dried oregano in a blender and blend until smooth.
- 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.
- Remove chicken and shred, then toss back in sauce.
- With about 10 minutes remaining on chicken, microwave riced cauliflower according to package directions.
- Divide riced cauliflower, chicken, cheese and avocado evenly amongst four bowls.