If you’ve followed me for any length of time, you will know these three things about me – my Instant Pot is my most favorite kitchen appliance, I love eating real, unprocessed foods and I hate cooking! So it should come as no surprise that I have been scouring the internet for more super quick, highly nutritious meals that can be made in my Instant Pot.

Instant Pot Chicken & Asparagus

This is THE PERFECT weekday recipe. And of course, as a longterm low carber/banter, I was thrilled when potatoes were moved from the red list to the orange list recently. This means that on occasion, I can enjoy a delicious potato, which honestly, is one of my favorite veggies.

This is literally a few ingredients chucked into one pot and cooked in just 10 minutes!

Instant Pot Chicken and Asparagus

A delicious, summer meal that is ideal for the whole family and ridiculously easy to prepare.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Instant Pot
Servings: 6
Author: KAREN

Equipment

  • Instant Pot

Ingredients

  • 600 grams Russet potatoes
  • 600 grams free-range chicken breasts
  • 1,5 tsp salt
  • 3/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 1/2 tsp garlic flakes
  • 1 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 3/4 tsp oregano
  • 1 1/2 tsp chili flakes
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1 bunch fresh asparagus
  • 1 packet mange tout optional

Instructions

  • Wash potatoes and if you desire, peel them (I kept the peels on mine). Cut them into cubes. Add them into the Instant Pot.
  • Trim excess fat off the chicken and cut into cubes.
  • Add salt, pepper, smoked paprika, garlic flakes, onion powder, oregano, and chili flakes into the Instant Pot. Use a spoon to toss the seasonings to coat the chicken and potatoes.
  • Pour the stock into the pot.
  • Cover and secure the lid. Make sure valve is set to sealing. Select poultry on the pressure cooker setting. When the time is up move the valve to venting. Remove the lid.
  • Stir in the pieces of asparagus and any other green veggies you have chosen, and put the lid back on. Let the pot sit for about 5 minutes to warm the asparagus through and slightly cook it.
  • Remove the lid. Salt and pepper to taste.  Scoop the chicken, potatoes, and asparagus onto plates and enjoy.
  • You can also thicken the sauce and use it as gravy but this is optional.

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