Two-Ingredient Salsa Chicken (Instant Pot or Slow Cooker)

This two-ingredient Salsa Chicken recipe is made in the Instant Pot or Slow Cooker and is the perfect, easy meal prep recipe. It’s simple, fast, and makes the perfect shredded chicken to put on top of salads, in tacos, in burrito bowls, and so much more!

Instant Pot Shredded Salsa Chicken - Lexi's Clean KitchenTwo-Ingredient Salsa Chicken (Instant Pot or Slow Cooker)

If you love my shredded all-purpose chicken, you will love this easy salsa chicken. I use it in my freezer burritos, on top of salads, and on burrito bowls- to name a few! Use green salsa verde or your favorite red salsa for the easiest shredded chicken recipe ever! Instant Pot Shredded Salsa Chicken - Lexi's Clean Kitchen Shred with two forks and get ready to devour! Instant Pot Shredded Salsa Chicken - Lexi's Clean Kitchen

How do you cook chicken to be shredded?

Use the slow cooker or the pressure cooker to make the best, and easiest shredded chicken! 

Watch the video here: 

Instant Pot Shredded Salsa Chicken - Lexi's Clean Kitchen

How do you make shredded chicken for burritos?

I love using the slow cooker or the Instant Pot, but you can also poach your chicken on the stove-top! All three directions are below!  Instant Pot Shredded Salsa Chicken - Lexi's Clean Kitchen

The perfect meal prep addition that is so simple to prepare!

If you like this shredded salsa chicken recipe, try these other recipes:

Shredded Salsa Chicken (Instant Pot)

Cook Time 20 minutes Total Time 0:20

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Place chicken in the insert of your pressure cooker.
    Season with salt and pepper.
    Set to manual 20 minutes on high pressure.
    Quick release, then once the valve has gone down, remove chicken and shred with two forks.

Recipe Notes

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Easy Curry Shrimp (VIDEO)

This Easy Curry Shrimp dish is perfect served on its own, served over cauliflower rice or white rice, OR inspired by my recent vacation, served with fresh tortillas, toasted coconut, homemade mango jam, and pico de gallo. Because that flavor combination is just wow! It’s made in under 30 minutes, is Whole30 compliant, and will be a new weeknight shrimp curry favorite.

How to make Easy Curry Shrimp

How to make curry shrimp:

I am currently all about light, Spring-y, easy-to-throw-together meals. More specifically, 30-minutes or less, impress your guest kind of meals! Let’s make the perfect Curry Shrimp dish for dinner in under 30 minutes. Why is it the perfect weeknight meal? Three main reasons: It’s healthy, made with simple minimal ingredients, and it’s E-A-S-Y!

Easy Shrimp Curry with toppings

So much delicious flavor goin’ on. Your family will think you spent hours over the stove!

How do you make shrimp curry

Shrimp Curry Recipe in bowl

Easy Curry Shrimp

This curry shrimp and rice recipe is so simple to prepare because you cook curry shrimp in a flash! Simply make the sauce, cook the shrimp, and serve! We loved having this with mango jam, tortillas, and pico de gallo, or serve it over rice, or cauliflower rice for a low carb option!

How To Make Curry Shrimp Skillet

If you like this shrimp curry recipe, try these other shrimp recipes:

Easy Curry Shrimp
Serves 3
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
20 min
Total Time
30 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
20 min
Total Time
30 min
Ingredients
  1. 1 1/2 lb. shrimp, devined and peeled
  2. 2 tbsp grass-fed butter or oil of choice
Curry Sauce
  1. 1 tbsp oil or grass-fed butter
  2. 1 onion, minced
  3. 4 garlic cloves, minced
  4. 2 tbsp curry powder
  5. 1 can light coconut milk
  6. 1 tsp fine sea salt, more as desired
  7. 1/2 tsp freshly ground pepper, more as desired
  8. Optional: 1 tsp sriracha, more as desired
  9. Optional: Garnish with chopped scallions
  10. Optional: 1/3 cup unsweetened shredded coconut, toasted
  11. Optional: 1/3 cup pico de gallo
  12. Optional: 1/4 cup mango chia jam
  13. Optional: Serve with my homemade tortillas/a>
Instructions
  1. In a skillet, heat butter and add shrimp
  2. Cook shrimp until opaque
  3. Remove shrimp and set aside
  4. In the same skillet add butter or oil, then sauté onion and garlic for 2-4 minutes
  5. Add in coconut milk, curry powder, salt, and pepper
  6. Bring to a boil then reduce heat and let simmer for 7-10 minutes
  7. Add in shrimp and let simmer for an additional 5-7 minutes
  8. Taste and adjust salt and pepper as desired, add in optional sriracha here
  9. Serve hot with scallion garnish
  10. Coconut option: Place shredded coconut in a dry skillet and toss until toasted
  11. Pico De Gallo option: finely dice 1 small tomato, 1/4 onion, 1/4 jalapeño pepper and toss with 1 tsp olive oil, salt, pepper, small bunch of cilantro, and a squeeze of lime juice
  12. Mango Chia Jam: follow these instructions, subbing mango for oranges
Notes
  1. I use the optional sides when serving these with my homemade tortillas/a>
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Sausage, Peppers, and Onions

Sausage Peppers and Onions | Lexi's Clean Kitchen

This low-carb and keto-friendly Sausage, Peppers, and Onion, one-pan dish is made in just twenty-minutes! Such a perfect sausage and peppers recipe for any night of the week.

How to make Sausage and PeppersSausage, Peppers, and Onions

Did you know that peppers are at their growing season peak right now? I was over at my favorite little farm and they had a bin with the most beautiful looking peppers, so I just had to get a bunch! This dish went over big time here.

This is the EASIEST sausage and peppers recipe! It is made in one skillet, is so flavorful, and you can use chicken sausage, pork sausage, or any sausage you like! I like to find ones with minimal added ingredients.

Chicken Sausage and Peppers with cauliflower rice

It is flavorful, comforting, and just plain delicious with the perfect amount of sauce. A great dish for football Sunday or those nights when you need a quick and easy meal!

How to make Sausage and Peppers

Sausage Peppers and Onions on a plate

You can get creative with how you serve this dish! I love it served over roasted spaghetti squash or cauliflower rice but I bet it would be great with gluten-free pasta or spiralized veggies as well! This sausage and peppers recipe is Paleo friendly, whole30 compliant, dairy-free, grain-free, and no sugar added!

Like this easy skillet recipe? Try these other favorite one pan meals!

Sausage, Peppers, & Onions

Prep Time 00:05 Cook Time 00:15 Total Time 0:20 Serves 4

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Heat extra-virgin olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Once the oil is hot, add garlic and cook for 30 seconds or just until fragrant.
  2. Add sliced onions, bell peppers, and poblano pepper to the skillet; let cook until the onion is translucent.
  3. Add cooked sausage to the large skillet with the peppers and onions and cook for 1-2 minutes.
  4. Pour in diced tomatoes, chicken broth, and spices. Mix well.
  5. Bring to a boil then reduce heat and let simmer for 10 minutes.
  6. Taste and adjust spices as desired.
  7. Serve over spaghetti squash, cauliflower rice, or gluten-free pasta!

Recipe Notes

  • *If you are using uncooked chicken sausage, remove the casing and cook the chicken sausage and garlic together in a medium skillet over medium-high heat until the sausage is brown on both sides. This should take around 5 minutes, stirring often.
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Lexi’s Weekly Dinner Plan Week 47

This week’s Dinner Plan is filled with some of my favorite Fall recipes! From easy Slow Cooker Chicken to Gluten-free Brussels Sprouts Pizza, this week’s menu is definitely a WINNER!
Lexi's Weekly Dinner Plan Week 47 [gluten-free, paleo-friendly] | Lexi's Clean Kitchen

New to the meal plans? You can find them all, equipped with *free* printable shopping lists, in our easy Meal Plan Tab on the blog! If you’ve been loving them, we’d love to hear your favorites so far!

Lexi's Weekly Dinner Plan Week 47

Monday: Slow Cooker Roasted Chicken with Perfect Roasted Veggies [dairy-free, egg-free, paleo-friendly, Whole30 compliant if you use oil of choice or ghee]

Tuesday: Healthy Broccoli Soup [30 minutes or less, vegetarian, paleo-friendly if you omit the cheese]

Wednesday: Leftovers

Thursday: Shepherds Pie [dairy-free, gluten-free, nut-free, paleo-friendly]

Friday: Out

Saturday: Rustic Tomato Vegetable Soup [dairy-free, egg-free, gluten-free, nut-free, paleo-friendly, vegan]

Sunday: Brussels Sprouts Pizza [gluten-free, nut-free, paleo-friendly]

Grab your free printable shopping list HERE!

Make some sides this week from the Lexi’s Clean Kitchen Cookbook!

 


As always, if you have meal plan feedback, please send me an email at Lexi@Lexiscleankitchen.com! I’d absolutely love to hear from you!

Lexi’s Weekly Dinner Plan Week 41

Another week, another healthy Dinner Plan! This week’s Dinner Plan is perfect for back-to-school! From freezable burritos to the ultimate Sloppy Joes, you are not going to want to miss this kid-friendly menu!

New to the meal plans? You can find them all, equipped with *free* printable shopping lists, in our easy Meal Plan Tab on the blog! If you’ve been loving them, we’d love to hear your favorites so far!

Meal Plan Graphic Week 41 | Lexi's Clean Kitchen

Monday: Zucchini Linguine with Homemade Meat Sauce [grain-free, gluten-free, low-carb]

Tuesday: Freezable Burritos [dairy-free if you omit the optional cheese, no sugar added, gluten-free]

Wednesday: Leftovers

Thursday: Spicy Shrimp and Citrus Salad [dairy-free, gluten-free, paleo-friendly]

Friday: Feel Good Veggie Soup [Paleo-friendly, gluten-free, nut-free]

Saturday: Out

Sunday: Sloppy Joes [30 minutes or less, no added sugar, dairy-free, and nut-free]

Grab your free printable shopping list HERE!

Make some snacks from the blog to add to your back-to-school lunches!

These nut-free paleo-friendly chicken fingers are perfect for school lunches or as a kid-friendly dinner!

Add a healthy treat to lunch boxes with these secret ingredient Avocado Brownies! Such a great way to sneak in healthy fats during the day!


As always, if you have meal plan feedback, please send me an email at Lexi@Lexiscleankitchen.com! I’d absolutely love to hear from you!

50 Back To School Gluten-Free Lunches, Dinners, and Snacks

Fifty healthy, delicious, and simple recipes that are perfect for this busy time of year! From easy packable lunches, perfect mid-day snacks, to simple and healthy make-ahead dinners! With back-to-school approaching (where have you gone, Summer?), this round-up will ease you into the school year with the ultimate kid-friendly (adult-friendly, too) recipes to make your life easier!

50 Back To School Easy Lunches, Dinners, and Snacks That Are Gluten-Free - Lexi's Clean Kitchen

Packable Lunches

Sweet Potato Tuna Melts from Lexi’s Clean Kitchen (dairy-free if omit cheese, egg-free, gluten-free, nut-free, paleo-friendly, whole30 compliant if omit cheese)

Loaded Egg-Salad from Lexi’s Clean Kitchen (dairy-free, gluten-free, nut-free, paleo-friendly, whole30 compliant)

Caprese Pesto Pasta from Lexi’s Clean Kitchen (30 minutes or less, egg-free, gluten-free)

Copycat Chipotle Chicken Burrito Bowls from Lexi’s Clean Kitchen (dairy-free, egg-free, gluten-free, nut-free, paleo-friendly, whole30 compliant)

The Ultimate Paleo Sandwich Rolls From Lexi’s Clean Kitchen (*Make a paleo-friendly sandwich out of them*, 30 minutes or less, dairy-free, gluten-free)

Hardboiled Eggs, Chicken Apple Sausage, Cherry Tomatoes, and Grapes from Nom Nom Paleo (dairy-free, egg-free, gluten-free, nut-free, paleo-friendly, whole30 compliant)

Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps Lexi’s Clean Kitchen (30 minutes or less, dairy-free, egg-free, gluten-free)

Mini Deep Dish Pizzas from Lexi’s Clean Kitchen (30 minutes or less, dairy-free paleo-friendly)

Anti-Pasto Lunch Box from Super Healthy Kids (Substitute the whole what buns for my Everything Bagel Cauliflower Rolls to make this paleo friendly!)

Simple Lemony Tuna Salad Packable Lunch from Eating Bird Food (Dairy-free, 30 minutes or less, Whole30 compliant)

Raw Tacos with Spicy Zucchini Salsa and Creamy Cilantro Sauce from Gourmande in the Kitchen (Gluten-free, paleo-friendly, dairy-free)

Mason Jar Zucchini Lasagna from Food Faith Fitness (Grain-free, gluten-free, and low-carb)

Meal Prep Cilantro Lime Chicken With Cauliflower Rice from Fit Foodie Finds (Paleo-friendly, grain-free, gluten-free)

Peanut Noodle Salad In a Jar from Eating Bird Food (Paleo-friendly options, dairy-free, low-carb)

Tropical Sriracha Chicken Salad from The Healthy Maven (Paleo-friendly, grain-free, dairy-free)

Honey BBQ Baked Salmon Bowls from Cotter Crunch (30 minutes or less, gluten-free, dairy-free)

Honey Mustard Chicken Chopped Salad from How Sweet It Is (gluten-free, omit the cheese to make this dairy-free, low-carb)

Sweet Potato Noodles with Chicken and Tomato Basil Sauce from Inspiralized (Gluten-free, grain-free, egg-free, and dairy free if you omit the cheese)

Chicken Salad on Celery Sticks from Super Healthy Kids (Grain-free, gluten-free, and low-carb. Omit the Greek yogurt to make this paleo-friendly and dairy-free)

Paleo Pinwheels from Fed and Fit (whole30 compliant, grain-free, dairy-free, paleo-friendly)

 

Weeknight Dinners

30-Minute Loaded Taco Skillet from Lexi’s Clean Kitchen (whole30 compliant if omit cheese, dairy-free if omit cheese, egg-free, gluten-free, paleo-friendly)

30-Minute Thai Basil Turkey Bowls from Lexi’s Clean Kitchen (whole30 compliant, dairy-free, egg-free, gluten-free, paleo-friendly)

Sausage and Spring Vegetable Pasta Salad from Lexi’s Clean Kitchen (30 minutes or less, gluten-free, nut-free, paleo-friendly)

Pizza Stuffed Peppers from Lexi’s Clean Kitchen (gluten-free, nut-free, paleo-friendly)

Loaded Turkey Meatballs from Lexi’s Clean Kitchen (30 Minutes or less, dairy-free, vegetarian, paleo-friendly)

Eggplant Meatballs from Lexi’s Clean Kitchen (30 Minutes or less, dairy-free, vegetarian, paleo-friendly)

Zesty Chicken Bites from Lexi’s Clean Kitchen (gluten-free, dairy-free, paleo-friendly)

Sheet Pan Buffalo Chicken & Veggies from Lexi’s Clean Kitchen (whole30 compliant, gluten-free paleo-friendly, dairy-free)

Cauliflower Baked Ziti from Lexi’s Clean Kitchen via Detoxinista’s cookbook No Excuses Detox (gluten-free, vegetarian, nut-free)

Eggplant Pizza (with VIDEO) from Lexi’s Clean Kitchen (paleo-friendly, grain-free, gluten-free)

Classic Chicken Soup from Lexi’s Clean Kitchen (whole30 compliant, dairy-free, egg-free, gluten-free, nut-free, paleo-friendly)

Tomato Basil Soup with Grilled Cheese from Lexi’s Clean Kitchen (gluten-free, nut-free, egg-free)

Chicken and Veggie Sheet Pan Dinner from Lexi’s Clean Kitchen (whole30 compliant, dairy-free, egg-free, gluten-free)

Eggplant Rollatini from Lexi’s Clean Kitchen (gluten-free and nut-free)

Chicken Milanese from Lexi’s Clean Kitchen (dairy-free, gluten-free, nut-free, paleo-friendly)

Snacks Everyone Will Love

Apple Nachos from Lexi’s Clean Kitchen (30 minutes or less, paleo-friendly, vegetarian)

Mint Chip Energy Bites from Lexi’s Clean Kitchen (30 minutes or less, Dairy-free, Egg-free, paleo-friendly, vegan-friendly)

Vanilla Maple Almond Sunbutter from Lexi’s Clean Kitchen (dairy-free, gluten-free, vegan, egg-free, paleo-friendly)

Healthy Eggplant Parm Bites from Lexi’s Clean Kitchen (gluten-free, vegetarian, paleo-friendly)

Easy Kiwi Pops from Lexi’s Clean Kitchen (30 minutes or less, dairy-free, egg free, vegan, paleo-friendly)

Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread from Lexi’s Clean Kitchen (dairy-free, gluten-free, paleo-friendly)

Trail Mix Granola Bars from Lexi’s Clean Kitchen (dairy-free, egg-free, paleo-friendly)

N0-Bake & Nut-free Powerbites from Lexi’s Clean Kitchen (30 minutes or less, dairy-free, egg-free, paleo-friendly, vegan)

Cherry Lemonade Smoothie from Lexi’s Clean Kitchen (Dairy-free, egg-free, gluten-free)

Very Berry Chocolate Protein Smoothie from Lexi’s Clean Kitchen (Vegan, dairy-free, paleo friendly)

Paleo Banana Verry Berry Muffins (with VIDEO) from Lexi’s Clean Kitchen (Dairy-free, gluten-free, paleo-friendly)

Smoky and Spicy Candied Cashews from PaleOMG (gluten-free, grain-free, paleo-friendly, dairy-free)

Banana Sushi from Fit Foodie Finds (30 minutes or less, grain-free, paleo-friendly, dairy-free, egg-free)

Paleo Chia Pudding with Almond Pudding Parfait from Against All Grain

Salad Roll-Up (with VIDEO) from Lexi’s Clean Kitchen (30 minutes or less, dairy-free, gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free)

Happy Eating!