Instant Pot Lemon Garlic Chicken

Instant Pot Lemon Garlic Chicken

This Instant Pot Lemon Garlic Chicken is simple and easy to make in the instant and perfect for busy weeknights. The chicken cooks up tender and juicy in a buttery lemon garlic sauce using pantry staples.  Serve over zucchini noodles, cauliflower rice, whole grain rice or pasta and a side of roasted veggies.
Yields: 4-6 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 1 /2 – 2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 tsp. sea salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons butter, divided
  • ½ small onion, chopped
  • 4 tsp. minced garlic
  • 1½ tablespoons Italian seasoning
  • Juice and zest of one lemon (about 1/4 cup)
  • 1 cup  low sodium chicken broth
  • Chopped fresh parsley and lemon slices for garnish, if desired
Directions:
  1. Season chicken with salt, pepper and garlic powder.
  2. Press the Sauté function on the Instant Pot and add the olive oil to the pot.