Instant Pot Chicken Burrito Bowl

Instant Pot Chicken Burrito Bowl in a white bowl with fresh toppings

This Instant Pot Chicken Burrito Bowl is packed with flavor and super easy to cook! In less than just 10 minutes of time, you'll have a delicious chicken bowl recipe that will fuel your craving for more!

Instant Pot Chicken Burrito Bowl in a white bowl with fresh toppings

One of my favorite parts of making this simple burrito bowl recipe is that it's up to you how you want to enjoy it. While I give tips on how to put it all together, you can easily make it however you're going to enjoy it.

Boneless chicken breast, Mexican rice, black beans, green chilies, and Mexican spices are the main simple ingredients that offer loads of yummy flavor!

This better-than-take-out burrito bowl is going to become your family favorite! I love making this during the week when we don't have a ton of time!

Why This Recipe Works

Once you make this easy burrito bowl with chicken recipe once, it just might become a staple for your meals during the week. This is because it's a quick way to fuel your need for yummy food!

Changing up the type of rice that you use or the toppings makes this recipe taste new and unique every single time. It's the perfect way to create a recipe that never has to taste the same.

  • It's a simple recipe that everyone can make their own
  • This recipe includes fresh veggies and protein from the beans!
  • You can make this with minimal prep work needed

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Recipe Ingredients

ingredients needed to make Instant Pot Chicken Burrito Bowl

Taco seasoning - Choose your own favorite taco seasoning mix to add to this recipe. 

Chicken broth - The chicken broth adds so much flavor, but any type of broth will work. 

Chicken breasts - I use boneless, skinless chicken breasts because they're meaty and ready to cook. 

Rice - Pick your favorite type of rice and use it. 

Mexican cheese - Any type of shredded cheese will be fine. 

Chili peppers - These add a little bit of spice so this can be optional. 

Cilantro leaves - Fresh cilantro leaves add a huge amount of flavor. 

Canned black beans - Using canned black beans is best because you don't have to presoak or spend extra time cooking them. 

Salsa - Pick your favorite type of salsa and enjoy. 

How to make Instant Pot Chicken Burrito Bowl

Gather the ingredients listed below prior to cooking. Don't skimp on any of them - they're all needed to make this recipe!

Step One: Start by adding the Taco seasoning to the Instant Pot.

Instant Pot Chicken Burrito Bowl

Step Two: Add ½ cup of chicken broth and be sure to keep the other half for using it later.

Instant Pot Chicken Burrito Bowl

Step Three: Add the chicken breasts pieces.

Instant Pot Chicken Burrito Bowl

Step Four: Add the rice to the Instant Pot.

Instant Pot Chicken Burrito Bowl

Step Five: Next add the remainder of the chicken broth.

Instant Pot Chicken Burrito Bowl

Step Six: Set the pot to High Pressure for 10 minutes.

Instant Pot Chicken Burrito Bowl

Step Seven: Do a QUICK RELEASE.

Instant Pot Chicken Burrito Bowl

Your Instant Pot Chicken Burrito Bowl is ready to be served! Serve with some of your favorite toppings like cheese or even freshly sliced jalapenos.

Instant Pot Chicken Burrito Bowl

Variations

Change up the toppings - The biggest variation to this recipe is going to be the toppings. You can literally add anything that you'd like to make this burrito bowl your own. I even like to add Instant Pot Refried Beans to mine!

Use a different type of meat - You can easily use beef, pork, or even leave it vegetarian if you'd like.

Helpful Tips

  • If you have leftover chicken, you can easily use that for this recipe! Just shred it up and add it until it's heated thoroughly!

How to serve

You can serve this delicious Instant Pot Chicken Burrito Bowl with veggies on the side and some black beans and Mexican cheese on the top.

Don't forget to add your favorite salsa or even some freshly diced avocado, too. There is no end to the toppings that you can add to this burrito bowl recipe.

You can make it spicy or not - and change it up every single time!

Recipe FAQs

What kind of rice works best in burrito bowls?

For this Instant Pot burrito bowl recipe, I used plain jasmine rice. You can use brown rice or even black rice instead. Just remember to adjust the cooking time.

What are the best burrito toppings?

The best toppings for burritos are whatever you'd like! You can add bell peppers, onions, salsa, tabasco, avocado, tomatoes, and more!

Can I make leftover rice soft again?

If your leftover rice is hard, you can make it soft again! Just heat it back up in the microwave and add a tad bit of butter or chicken stock and stir. It should make the rice soft again.

Instant Pot Chicken Burrito Bowl

More Mexican Instant Pot Recipes

If you're looking for more Mexican-inspired dishes, you're going to love these other tasty Instant Pot recipes.

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Instant Pot Chicken Burrito Bowl in a white bowl with fresh toppings

Instant Pot Chicken Burrito Bowl

Everyone is going to love the flavor of this Instant Pot Chicken Burrito Bowl! It's the perfect way to make a low carb meal!
4.80 from 5 votes
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Course: dinner, lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican, modern
Keyword: beans, black beans, Chili, Instant Pot Chicken Burrito Bowl, Mexican Rice, tomato
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4
Author: Corrie

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoon taco seasoning
  • 1 cup chicken broth divided
  • 1 lb chicken breasts small pieces
  • 1 cup rice
  • 1 cup Mexican cheese grated, for serving
  • 5 oz chili peppers chopped, for serving
  • 2 tablespoon cilantro leaves chopped, for serving
  • 1 cup canned black beans for serving
  • 1 cup salsa for serving

Instructions

  • Add taco seasoning to the Instant pot.
  • Add ½ cup of chicken broth. (You should have some leftover so don't use it all in this step)
  • Add the chicken breasts pieces and mix well.
  • Add the rice and another ½ cup of chicken broth.
  • Close the lid and cook on high pressure for 10 minutes.
  • When the cooking time is complete, do a quick pressure release.
  • Remove the lid and serve with your favroite toppings.

Nutrition

Calories: 576kcal Carbohydrates: 75g Protein: 42g Fat: 14g Saturated Fat: 6g Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g Monounsaturated Fat: 3g Trans Fat: 1g Cholesterol: 99mg Sodium: 1300mg Potassium: 1525mg Fiber: 15g Sugar: 18g Vitamin A: 10051IU Vitamin C: 20mg Calcium: 257mg Iron: 4mg

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Notes

  • If you have leftover chicken, you can easily use that for this recipe! Just shred it up and add it until it's heated thoroughly!
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