Instant Pot Chicken and rice


Easy, tasty and quick this recipe is perfect for a busy weeknight. If you have leftover, keep it for lunch the next day.

This is a very delicious meal which fulfills your appetite and provides you a unique flavor to taste.

If you like chicken, try this orange chicken or this pepper chicken.

Instant Pot Chicken and rice
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Thai
Keyword: Chicken and rice, vegetablaes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 13 minutes
Total Time: 18 minutes
Servings: 3
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 yellow onion chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 cup white rice
  • kosher salt
  • • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 1/4 cup low-sodium chicken broth or water
  • 2 medium carrots diced
  • 1/2 cup celery chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper chopped
  • 3 chicken breasts boneless skinless
  • chopped parsley for garnish
  • Preheat Instant Pot by setting to “sauté”.
  • Add oil and onion and chicken and sauté for 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Add garlic, oregano, and paprika and cook for 1 more minute.
  • Add rice and broth and season with salt and pepper.
  • Add carrots, bell pepper, and chicken.
  • Secure the lid and cook at high pressure for 8 minutes.
  • When cooking ends, do a quick pressure release.
  • Top with parsley before serving.

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