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Instant Pot Caprese Chicken
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
7 mins
Total Time
17 mins

This recipe will make you feel like you're in Italy!

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: caprese chicken, chicken recipe, instant pot
Servings: 2
Calories: 1853 kcal
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1-2 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 15 ounce can diced tomatoes
  • ½ cup fresh Mozzarella cheese cubed
  • 10 heirloom grape tomatoes halved
  • ½ cup fresh basil coarsely chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Additional Mozzarella cheese basil and tomatoes to garnish
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • Pasta prepared according to package directions to serve over
  1. Cut chicken into 1-2 inch chunks.
  2. Turn Instant Pot onto sauté mode and add oil. Add chicken and sauté on each side for a minute.
  3. Turn off sauté and add in diced tomatoes. Seal the Instant Pot lid and turn the pressure valve to sealed.
  4. Set manual pressure time on high for 7 minutes.
  5. When the pressure cooking time has finished, do a quick release.
  6. Turn the sauté setting back on and add in Mozzarella cheese, grape tomatoes, basil and salt and pepper to taste. Stir in heavy cream to thicken the sauce.
  7. Turn off the Instant Pot and serve Caprese Chicken over your favorite pasta. Garnish with additional Mozzarella, basil and tomatoes.
Recipe Notes

Weight Watchers Freestyle = 5 Points per serving for 2 servings depending on type of pasta used

Nutrition Facts
Instant Pot Caprese Chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1853 Calories from Fat 720
% Daily Value*
Fat 80g123%
Saturated Fat 32g200%
Cholesterol 795mg265%
Sodium 1045mg45%
Potassium 4789mg137%
Carbohydrates 14g5%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 256g512%
Vitamin A 2337IU47%
Vitamin C 33mg40%
Calcium 320mg32%
Iron 9mg50%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.