Instant Pot Chicken with Black Beans and Gravy Recipe

So, yes, I have officially added beans back into my diet. After successfully reintroducing kidney beans, I thought I’d give other beans a go.  My first recipe is this one, Instant Pot Chicken with Black Beans and Gravy.  I’m sure I’ll have have many more for you, as I expand my bean-eating experience.

Instant Pot Chicken with Black Beans and Gravy Recipe by Tara Perillo
Instant Pot Chicken with Black Beans and Gravy

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Tara Perillo

Welcome all. I am Tara Perillo, herbalist, homeopath, yoga and fitness instructor, and healthy foodie . After successfully reaching remission of my lupus symptoms, through changes in my diet, exercise, and lifestyle, I wrote the ebook, Sickness To Fitness Quick Start Guide. I am also honored to have my paleo and AIP recipes featured in Paleo Magazine, Paleo Living Magazine, Shape Magazine Online, 85 Amazing AIP Breakfasts, The Paleo AIP Instant Pot Cookbook, and blogs by The Paleo Mom, Kris Kresser, Whole New Mom and many others. My focus is to help others become stronger in every facet of their lives. Join me to become stronger in health, mind, body, and spirit, together!

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AIP Paleo Strawberry Lemonade Chicken Recipe

AIP Paleo Strawberry Lemonade Chicken Recipe by Tara Perillo

Normally, I would would give you a post with all of the recipes from my batch cooking adventures of the week.  But, after I created this one, I knew it deserved a post of it’s own. My AIP Paleo Strawberry Lemonade Chicken recipe is very similar to my Strawberry Balsamic Chicken recipe, with a few different twists. So, if you liked that recipe, you’re going to love this one.

AIP Paleo Strawberry Lemonade Chicken Recipe by Tara Perillo
AIP Paleo Strawberry Lemonade Chicken Recipe

This dish is the perfect end-of-summer meal.  It’s refreshing and fruity! Enjoy!

AIP Paleo Strawberry Lemonade Chicken Recipe

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 40 minutes

Total Time: 55 minutes

Yield: 2 to 3 servings

AIP Paleo Strawberry Lemonade Chicken Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon cooking fat (coconut oil, bacon fat, lard, etc.)
  • 5 to 6 chicken legs or thighs
  • sea salt, to taste
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 cup sliced strawberries
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup filtered water
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 lemon, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons Herbs de Provence
  • zest from 1 lemon

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Melt cooking fat in large cast iron or heavy duty pan, over medium heat.
  3. Sprinkle salt over chicken pieces.
  4. Add chicken pieces to pan, and brown on all sides (about 10 minutes).
  5. Add garlic to pan.
  6. Cook until fragrant (about 1 minute).
  7. Remove from heat.
  8. Add strawberries, lemon juice and water to pan.
  9. Stir.
  10. Pour honey over chicken and strawberries.
  11. Place lemon slices on top.
  12. Sprinkle on Herbs de Provence and small dash of salt.
  13. Add zest.
  14. Place pan in oven and bake for 35 to 40 minutes, or until cooked through.
  15. Remove from heat.
  16. Serve immediately, or allow to cool before storing.
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I’ll also be releasing a second post this week, detailing my plans for August. Just to give you a heads up, I’m planning on taking some time off. For over two years, I’ve brought you lots of recipes and writings about living with autoimmune disease. I think it’s time for a bit of a vacation.  I’ll share everything with you in my next post. As many of you know, relaxation is a huge part of recovery.

As always, I wish you good health……and, good food!

*This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase from one of these links, I may receive compensation. Thank you for helping support my blogging efforts, here at Paleo Cajun Lady.- Tara Perillo

Tara Perillo

Welcome all. I am Tara Perillo, herbalist, homeopath, yoga and fitness instructor, and healthy foodie . After successfully reaching remission of my lupus symptoms, through changes in my diet, exercise, and lifestyle, I wrote the ebook, Sickness To Fitness Quick Start Guide. I am also honored to have my paleo and AIP recipes featured in Paleo Magazine, Paleo Living Magazine, Shape Magazine Online, 85 Amazing AIP Breakfasts, The Paleo AIP Instant Pot Cookbook, and blogs by The Paleo Mom, Kris Kresser, Whole New Mom and many others. My focus is to help others become stronger in every facet of their lives. Join me to become stronger in health, mind, body, and spirit, together!

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Instant Pot Pina Colada Chicken Recipe- AIP & Paleo

Instant Pot Pina Colada Chicken Recipe by Paleo Cajun Lady

Aaahh, how I used to love Pina Coladas.  To me, they were the ultimate summer drink.  I remember drinking gallons of them when my hubby and I went to the Bahamas. Yeah, I know, I probably wouldn’t remember if I had actually drunk gallons of them! But, there was nothing quite like sitting on a beach, with a frosty, creamy Pina Colada in my hand.

Instant Pot Pina Colada Chicken Recipe by Paleo Cajun Lady
Instant Pot Pina Colada Chicken Recipe

Well, needless to say, things have changed since then.  I can have some version of a virgin Pina Colada. Let’s face it though, it’s not quite the same thing.  So, I thought I’d start playing around with the flavors of a Pina Colada, with other foods. This Instant Pot Pina Colada Chicken Recipe is the first of a few I created.  I’ll be posting the rest of them over the summer months.

Instant Pot Pina Colada Chicken Recipe

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Light, summery dish that will remind you of that frosty tropical drink you love! Feel free to add a paper umbrella!

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds Organic chicken thighs, cut into 1” chunks
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen pineapple chunks
  • 1/2 cup full fat coconut cream (see note to make your own)
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons coconut aminos
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onion (garnish)

Instructions

  1. Place all ingredients, except green onions, into Instant Pot.
  2. Close lid.
  3. Press Poultry button.
  4. Pot will automatically set itself for 15 minutes, high pressure.
  5. Allow to cook.
  6. Once cooking has stopped, turn off Instant Pot.
  7. Let pressure release naturally for 10 minutes.
  8. Carefully open lid and remove from pot.
  9. Stir.
  10. If you’d like to thicken the sauce a bit, simply stir in a teaspoon of arrowroot starch mixed with a tablespoon of water.
  11. Then, press the Saute button.
  12. Cook until sauce thickens to your liking.
  13. Turn off Instant Pot.
  14. Serve with green onion garnish.

Notes

To make your own coconut cream, simply place a can of full fat coconut milk in the fridge overnight. When ready to use, open can from bottom and drain out coconut water ( you can drink it or discard it). You will be left with pure coconut cream in the can.

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One of the perks of this Instant Pot Pina Colada Chicken recipe is how versatile it is.  The first night I cooked it, I served it over crisp broccoli slaw. It was light and crunchy, the perfect summer dinner.  A couple of days later, I served it for lunch, over a salad of greens, with a Plantain Chip Chicken thigh on top.  If you want that recipe, it’s by Laura Vein, here.  I can highly recommend it!

Instant Pot Pina Colada Chicken topped with Plantain Chip Chicken! Get both recipes here!
Instant Pot Pina Colada Chicken topped with Plantain Chip Chicken

Discovering new ways to work with leftovers is the key to eating on the AIP.  While I see some people eating the same things day after day, I just can’t eat that way.  I need variety- color change, flavor change, and texture change.  You should always experiment with different combinations, to keep from getting food-bored.  I’ll warn you though, they’re not all winners.  I’ve made some “meh” combinations, and some downright nasty ones.  You can get some great ideas on my Instagram account here.  Don’t worry, I don’t post the yucky ones!

As always, I wish you good health……..and, good food!

*This post contains affiliate links.  If you make a purchase through one of these links, I may receive compensation. Thank you for helping to support my blogging, here at Paleo Cajun Lady.- Tara Perillo

Tara Perillo

Welcome all. I am Tara Perillo, herbalist, homeopath, yoga and fitness instructor, and healthy foodie . After successfully reaching remission of my lupus symptoms, through changes in my diet, exercise, and lifestyle, I wrote the ebook, Sickness To Fitness Quick Start Guide. I am also honored to have my paleo and AIP recipes featured in Paleo Magazine, Paleo Living Magazine, Shape Magazine Online, 85 Amazing AIP Breakfasts, The Paleo AIP Instant Pot Cookbook, and blogs by The Paleo Mom, Kris Kresser, Whole New Mom and many others. My focus is to help others become stronger in every facet of their lives. Join me to become stronger in health, mind, body, and spirit, together!

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