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Lemon Chicken Breast Instant Pot

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You need to try these Lemon Chicken Breast Instant Pot and Potatoes as soon as possible!

 
Super quick, super easy, super delicious, tender chicken thighs make in the Instant Pot with a lemon and butter juice sauce. Be sure to prepare enough for your guests, as they will ask for more each and every time, it’s so good!
 
 

This recipe is so easy and quick to make as it takes less than 30 minutes to be ready!

This is a nice rich and creamy chicken dinner and perfect for a quick dinner on a chilly and cold winter evening. Make this in your Instant Pot with that awesome lemon garlic butter to delight your senses with each bite. You can serve potato with it as a side or if you prefer add some bread to mop up every last drop of sauce at the end.

This is such an awesome meal made in the Instant Pot and 50 Minute Instant Pot Tortellini Soup With Sausage, Instant Pot Beef, and Barley Soup, as well as Instant Pot Meatloaf and Mashed Potatoes, are some of our favorites too!

Yield: 3 servings

Lemon Chicken Breast Instant Pot

Crumbed chicken Breast with Lemon

Super delicious, and oh so tender chicken thighs prepared in an Instant Pot with a delicious buttery and lemon juice sauce. You will ask for more each and every time, it's so good!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 halved chicken breasts,
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper
  • Chicken spice
  • Sprinkling of paprika
  • 1 tsp garlic paste
  • ¼ cup butter
  • ½ cup chicken stock
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • 1 sliced lemon
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • Cornstarch slurry

Instructions

Sprinkle the garlic powder, chicken spice, salt, pepper, and paprika over the chicken and coat evenly.

Set your Instant Pot to sauté and melt the butter with the garlic paste.

Add the chicken to the pot, cooking in batches, and cook for 2 to 3 minutes per side, until brown. Turn all the chicken to the pot.

Add the stock and lemon juice to the pot. Top with the lemon slices.

Add the lid and set the valve to seal. Cook over high pressure for 6 minutes.

Allow to naturally release for 3 minutes, and then do a quick release.

Remove the chicken from the pot and allow to rest.

Discard the lemon slices.

Set the pot to sauté and add in heavy cream. (You can add more if you would like more sauce.)

Add cornstarch slurry and cook for about 3 minutes, until the sauce thickens.

Plate the chicken and drizzle with the sauce. Serve with your favorite sides.

Notes

Prepared, tried, and tested Melanie Kramar from The Recipe Hunter: Tried and Tested Recipes From Home Chefs

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Nutrition Information

Yield

3

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 674Total Fat 36gSaturated Fat 20gTrans Fat 1gUnsaturated Fat 12gCholesterol 189mgSodium 444mgCarbohydrates 47gFiber 2gSugar 3gProtein 40g

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7 thoughts on “Lemon Chicken Breast Instant Pot”

  1. I can’t believe how much quicker an instant pot cooks things, it will make life so much easier for me. This sounds delicious Esme, thank you for sharing the recipe. Anything flavoured with lemon is a hit with me!

    Reply
    • Hi Lucy, Thanks so much for your note. Hopefully you will have time to enjoy this Lemon chicken recipe. Once done please share with us in a rating and review how it turned out. I totally agree with you on lemon flavour. It does provide such a special taste. Enjoy

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    • Thank you so much for popping in and checking out this delicious Lemon Chicken Instant Pot recipe. I hope you will have time to make it and enjoy it. Please do let me know how it turned out for you and if possible leave a rating and review on the post for us as its a huge help and then others will also be able to see what you wrote and make it.

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    • Thanks Joy, so many delicious and wonderful recipes, just do not have the time to try them all out and in this case I do not have and Instant Pot, although one can make it in a regular pot as well although the time will be different but I am sure it will be perfect

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