If you're looking for a quick and easy way to make chicken cacciatore, look no further than your Instant Pot! Yes, you can use an Instant Pot to make this classic Italian dish. Here's how:
- 4 boneless and skinless chicken breasts
- 1 onion, chopped
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 red bell pepper, sliced
- 1 green bell pepper, sliced
- 1 can diced tomatoes (14 oz)
- 1/2 cup chicken broth
- 2 tsp dried basil
- Salt and pepper to taste
Step One: Season the chicken with salt and pepper.
Step Two: Press the "Sauté" button on your Instant Pot and heat up some oil. Once hot enough add the seasoned chicken breasts into the pot. Brown both sides of each breast until they are golden brown.
Step Three: Remove the chicken from the pot before adding onions and minced garlic. Cook until onions are soft.
Step Four: Add in sliced bell peppers along with diced tomatoes (including juice) into the pot. Sprinkle in dried basil while stirring well.
Step Five: Place browned chicken back into the pot and pour in half-cup of broth for added moisture.
Step Six: Close lid securely and set valve to "Sealing." Press "Manual" or "Pressure Cook" button depending on your model; adjust time for about eight minutes at high pressure setting.
Step Seven: Once done cooking release pressure using quick release method. Open lid carefully once steam has stopped escaping from valve.
And that's it! Your delicious instant pot Chicken Cacciatore is ready to be served! Enjoy it over pasta or rice as per your preference.
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