Instant Pot Lemon Herb Chicken and Vegetables

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Recipe video made by Michelle Published on 09/11/2019, viewed by 1774 , 0 Comments
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This chicken is packed with fresh herb flavor. It's awesome how fast the chicken can cook in the Instant Pot, and feel free to throw some veggies in alongside it, but be careful as the veggies can overcook if left in the Instant Pot too long.

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What you will need

2 Lb Boneless Skinless Chicken Thighs

1/2 Onion

1 Lemon

4 Garlic Cloves

2 Tbsp Olive Oil

1/3 cup Chicken Broth

3 Tbsp Butter

1 head Broccoli

1 tsp dried Oregano

1 tsp fresh Basil

1/2 tsp Garlic powder

1/2 tsp Red Chili Flakes, optional

1/2 tsp Paprika

1/4 tsp Ground Black Pepper

1/4 tsp Salt

STEAMED VEGETABLES

2 Carrots

FOR SERVING

12 oz Microwavable Quinoa

(Nutritional facts 224 calories, 14.3 g fat, 13.69 g carbohydrates, 10.66 g protein, 45 mg cholesterol, 477 mg sodium)

How to cook

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Gather all ingredients.

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Portion your ingredients. Chop the carrots, onion, and wash the broccoli.

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Prepare the broccoli by cutting the florets off of the stem and into bite sized pieces.

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Zest one whole lemon.

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Chop into thin strips.

Layer the leaves of basil on top of each other and wrap into a tight roll. Chop into thin strips.

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hly mince the garlic.

Smash the garlic with the flat side of your knife and remove the skin. Roughly mince the garlic.

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pepper flakes.

Pour the olive oil into the pot and add the chicken, salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes.

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Add in the paprika and garlic powder and stir to coat chicken.

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 chicken is cooked, remove from the pot to finish preparing the sauce.

Brown the chicken on the saute setting, flipping half way through. When the chicken is cooked, remove from the pot to finish preparing the sauce.

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Once the chicken is removed, add in the butter, onion and garlic and stir.

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Squeeze one fresh lemon into the sauce, and add the oregano and lemon zest.

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Add the chicken back and add the chicken broth.

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Add the rack to the instant pot and put the carrots and broccoli on top.

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Add the lid and set the Instant Pot to high pressure cook for 1 minute.

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ove the chicken.

Let the steam escape and carefully remove the rack with the veggies and remove the chicken.

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ed slightly.

Once the veggies and chicken are removed, boil down the sauce until thickened slightly.

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Top with fresh basil and serve!

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