Instant Pot Chinese Chicken Rice

Chicken over jasmine rice with shiitake mushrooms, peas and parsley

This is a delicious dish of chicken, mushrooms and rice which has its origins in China.

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Serve it to your guests and they will always ask for it!

This Chinese Chicken Rice is the ideal one-pot meal for dinner and you can have it in only 10 minutes using your Instant Pot.

What if I don't have Chinese Five Spice?

No need to worry 🙂 You can still make this recipe and can a great result.

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Chicken over jasmine rice with shiitake mushrooms, peas and parsley

Instant Pot Chinese Chicken Rice

A quick and delicious dish of aromatic rice infused with Chinese flavors. This recipe is great for a simple yet flavorful meal.
4.78 from 9 votes
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: chicken, Chinese Chicken Rice, jasmine rice
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 6
Author: Corrie


  • 2 ½ cups jasmine rice rinsed
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon ginger shredded
  • 2 lb bone in chicken marinated
  • 3 cups water
  • 2 tablespoon green onions sliced
  • 6 dried shiitake mushrooms marinated
  • 1 teaspoon dark soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon light soy sauce
  • ½ teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Shaoxing rice wine
  • Dash white pepper powder
  • 1 teaspoon five spice powder
  • ½ teaspoon corn starch
  • 1 tablespoon ginger shredded
  • olives for topping


  • Mix together all the marinade ingredients and add chicken and mushrooms for 20 minutes.
  • Add the marinated chicken and mushrooms mixture, rice, salt and water in the Instant Pot.
  • Close the lid and cook on high pressure for 10 minutes.
  • When cooking time is complete, wait for a natural pressure for 10 minutes and then do a quick release.
  • Dish out in a serving bowl, add olived on top and serve 🙂


Calories: 574kcal Carbohydrates: 64g Protein: 27g Fat: 22g Saturated Fat: 6g Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g Monounsaturated Fat: 9g Trans Fat: 1g Cholesterol: 126mg Sodium: 665mg Potassium: 399mg Fiber: 1g Sugar: 1g Vitamin A: 122IU Vitamin C: 1mg Calcium: 42mg Iron: 2mg
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2 thoughts on “Instant Pot Chinese Chicken Rice

  1. This recipe has the wrong liquid to solid ratio. The amount of water I placed in the instapot triggered the system to give a burn error. I had to take everything out and cook the chicken on the stove top. Plus I added about 2 more cups of water

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