Instant Pot Cilantro Lime Chicken Taco Salad

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recipe by Barbara Schieving http://www.pressurecookingtoday.com

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    1hr 10mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    8
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    357

Cilantro Lime Chicken Taco Salad

Inspired by: https://recipes.instantpot.com/recipe/cilantro-lime-chicken-taco-salad/

recipe updated Apr 30, 2020

Ingredients

  • Lettuce icon
    Lettuce
    as needed
  • Tomato icon
    Tomato
    as needed
  • Cheese icon
    Cheese
    as needed
  • Avocado icon
    Avocado
    as needed
  • Tortilla chips icon
    Tortilla chips
    as needed
  • Mayonnaise icon
    Mayonnaise
    ½ cup (about 145.2 g)
  • Buttermilk icon
    Buttermilk
    ½ cup (about 120 g)
  • Salsa verde icon
    Salsa verde
    ¼ cup (about 79.99 g)
  • Cilantro icon
    Cilantro
    ¼ cup (about 9.5 g)
  • Lime juice icon
    Lime juice
    1 tbsp (about 15 g)
  • Garlic powder icon
    Garlic powder
    ½ tsp (about 1.33 g)
  • Onion powder icon
    Onion powder
    ½ tsp (about 1.33 g)
  • Salt icon
    Salt
    ½ tsp (about 3 g)
  • Black pepper icon
    Black pepper
    ¼ tsp (about 0.54 g)
  • Red pepper flakes icon
    Red pepper flakes
    ¼ tsp (about 0.2 g)
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
    2 (about 12 g)
  • Long grain rice icon
    Long grain rice
    1 cup (about 172.8 g)
  • Water icon
    Water
    1 ¼ cups (about 300 g)
  • Extra virgin olive oil icon
    Extra virgin olive oil
    1 tbsp (about 13.65 g)
  • Cilantro icon
    Cilantro
    3 tbsp (about 5.4 g)
  • Oil icon
    Oil
    1 tbsp (about 15 g)
  • Onion icon
    Onion
    ½ cup (about 81.6 g)
  • Chicken breast icon
    Chicken breast
    4 (about 450 g)
  • Diced tomatoes with green chiles icon
    Diced tomatoes with green chiles
    397.25 g (about 1 ¾ cups)
  • Ground cumin icon
    Ground cumin
    1 tsp (about 2.1 g)
  • Canned black beans icon
    Canned black beans
    425.62 g (about 1)
  • Cilantro icon
    Cilantro
    3 tbsp (about 5.4 g)

Tools

  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon Instant Pot
  • kCook icon Inner pot
  • kCook icon Large serving bowl
  • kCook icon Blender jug
  • kCook icon Medium bowl

Step preview

  1. Add mayonnaise, buttermilk, salsa verde, cilantro, lime juice, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, black pepper, red pepper flakes and garlic clove to a clean blender jug
  2. Pulse until combined
  3. Refrigerate for several hours or overnight
  4. Add long grain rice, water, extra virgin olive oil and salt to the inner pot
  5. Stir
  6. Close and lock the lid and turn the steam release handle to Sealing
  7. Pressure cook - Manual, High, 3 min
  8. Natural release - 7 min
  9. Release pressure -
  10. Uncover then fluff with a fork
  11. Add cilantro, lime juice and oil to a clean medium bowl
  12. Add rice and toss until thoroughly mixed
  13. Set aside
  14. Heat - Sauté, Normal
  15. Add extra virgin olive oil and onion to the inner pot
  16. Sauté - 3 min
  17. Add chicken breast to the inner pot
  18. Sauté - 2 min
  19. Add diced tomatoes with green chiles, ground cumin, black pepper and salt to the inner pot
  20. Close and lock the lid and turn the steam release handle to Sealing
  21. Pressure cook - Manual, High, 2 min
  22. Release pressure -
  23. Remove the lid
  24. Heat - Sauté, Normal
  25. Cook until liquid has evaporated while stirring frequently
  26. Add canned black beans and cilantro to the inner pot and mix
  27. Add lettuce to a clean large serving bowl
  28. Serve over lettuce topped with chicken and cilantro lime rice
  29. Top with tomato, cheese, avocado and tortilla chips
  30. Toss with cilantro lime dressing
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