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  • 6 - boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 2 tablespoons - olive oil
  • 3 stalks - celery, chopped
  • 1/2 - onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cups - sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 2 cloves - garlic, minced
  • 1 cans - stewed tomatoes
  • 2 teaspoons - herbes de Provence
  • 3/4 cups - water
  • 3 cubes - chicken bouillon, crumbled
  • 2 tablespoons - tomato paste
  • 1 pinchs - red pepper flakes, optional
  • 1 pinchs - ground black pepper, to taste
  • - hot cooked noodles, optional, for serving with
  • Directions:

    Rinse chicken thighs; pat dry with paper towels. Heat oil in pot of Instant Pot on "Saute" mode and add chicken. Cook until browned, about 6 minutes per side. Transfer chicken to plate and set aside, reserving drippings in the pot.

    Place celery, onion and mushrooms in pot; cook and stir until soft, about 5 minutes.

    Add garlic, and cook until fragrant, about 2 minutes. Return chicken pieces to the pot; add tomatoes and tomato paste, and sprinkle with herbes de Provence or Italian seasoning. Top with water and bouillon.

    Close and lock the lid. Select high pressure setting and set timer to cook for 11 minutes (allow 10 to 15 minutes for pressure to build).

    If serving with noodles - prepare those while waiting for chicken to cook.

    Release pressure carefully using quick-release method (about 5 minutes).

    Unlock and remove lid carefully, turning it away from you. Test chicken for doneness (instant-read thermometer when inserted in center should read 165 degrees F or 74 degrees C). Season chicken to taste with black pepper and red pepper flakes.

    Brief Description

    Instant Pot chicken cacciatore with chicken, celery, onion, mushrooms, tomatoes, and seasonings.

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    Category:  Poultry

    Cuisine:  Italian

    Prep Time: 15 min
    Cook Time: 40 min


    Adapted from All Recipes

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    Posted On:

    January 21, 2019

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