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Instant Pot Honey Cilantro Chicken | realmomkitchen.com

Instant Pot Honey Cilantro Chicken


  • Author: Laura
  • Total Time: 22 minutes plus time to come to pressure
  • Yield: 6 servings

Description

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup salsa verdetomatillo salsa
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 1 Tbsp liquid smoke
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp garlic powder or 2-3 clovesfinely minced
  • ½ tsp smoked paprika
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • 2-3 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts(about 3-4 chicken breasts, more if using thin cut)
  • ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro

Instructions

  1. Add the salsa verde, honey, liquid smoke, chili powder, salt, dried oregano, cumin, garlic powder (or fresh garlic), smoked paprika, and black pepper to the insert. Whisk together.
  2. Add the chicken into the sauce. Secure the lid and cook on high pressure for 12 minutes. Allow for a natural pressure release for 10 minutes. Then manually release any remaining pressure.
  3. Shred the chicken with two forks (right in the Instant Pot). Stir in the fresh cilantro.

Notes

For the slow cooker -Add the salsa verde, honey, liquid smoke, chili powder, salt, dried oregano, cumin, garlic powder (or fresh garlic), smoked paprika, and black pepper to the insert of a 5 or 6 quart slow cooker. Whisk together. Nestle the chicken into the sauce. Cover the slow cooker and cook on low for 6-7 hours. If the mixture starts to look dry during cooking, add 1/2 cup or so of water to the slow cooker and continue cooking. Shred the chicken with two forks (right in the slow cooker). Stir in the fresh cilantro.

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 12 minutes plus time to come to pressure
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