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Juicy Italian Chicken Breast

Take the guesswork out of chicken breasts with this easy, fast recipe. Serve these with your favorite veggies or slice and add to a big green salad for a healthy meal in a flash.
Course Dinner, Main Dish
Cuisine Paleo
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4


  • 4 6-ounce chicken breasts
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup chicken broth or water
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Sea salt and fresh ground pepper to taste


  1. Season your chicken with the Italian seasoning and salt and pepper. Using the sauté setting on your Instant Pot, add the oil and the chicken breasts, and cook for about 2 minutes per side. Remove from the pot and add the broth or water to the bottom.
  2. Set the steamer rack in the pot and add the chicken to the rack. Drizzle with the lemon juice.
  3. Close your pot and set your timer to 5 minutes at high pressure.
  4. Remove the chicken and allow to rest for a few minutes before serving.