Pressure Cooker One-Pot Orange Chicken and Cauliflower Rice
- 1 large head cauliflower, trimmed and quartered
- 1½ pounds chicken breasts (about 3 breasts)
- 8 dates, pitted and chopped
- 1 large orange, zested
- 4 large oranges, juiced
- 2 tablespoons coconut aminos
- 1 tablespoon sesame oil
- 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
- 2 teaspoons rice vinegar
- 2 cloves garlic
- 1 tablespoon arrowroot starch
- salt and ground black pepper to taste
- Optional Additions
- chopped chile pepper
For best results, we recommend using:
- Add 1 cup water to the inner steel pot of a pressure cooker. Place steamer basket over water and add cauliflower.
- Lock pressure cooker lid in place and set steam vent to Sealing. Select Pressure Cook (Manual) and cook for 1 minute on High pressure.
- Set steam vent handle to Venting to quick-release pressure. Press Cancel. Remove steamer basket, and place cauliflower in a large bowl. Mash cauliflower with potato masher until resembles the consistency of rice and set aside.
- Remove water from pressure cooker and add chicken, dates, orange zest, orange juice, coconut aminos, sesame oil, ginger, rice vinegar, and garlic.
- Lock pressure cooker lid in place and set steam vent to Sealing. Select Pressure Cook (Manual) and cook for 10 minutes on High pressure.
- Set steam vent handle to Venting to quick-release pressure. Press Cancel. Remove chicken and place on a plate.
- Turn the pressure cooker to Sauté mode on High; stir in arrowroot starch. Whisk until sauce is thickened, about 3 minutes. Press Cancel.
- Using high speed blender or immersion blender, blend the sauce until smooth. Add salt and black pepper to taste.
- Cut chicken into ½-inch cubes and add to sauce. Serve chicken with cauliflower rice, greens, chopped pepper, scallions, and avocado.
Substitute chicken thighs for chicken breast for a richer flavor.
Substitute rice or quinoa for the cauliflower if you are not following the Whole30 diet.
What others are saying
Kai Douglas says:
I really love this orange chicken and cauliflower rice dish. I hopped on the cauliflower train late, but it's my new favorite ingredient. I served this with green beans and ate for dinner, so very flavorful and nourishing.