Instant Pot Stuffed Cabbage Rolls with Chicken

Cabbage rolls can be prepared using a variety of fillings. Here the crispy cabbage leaves are wrapped around the juicy chicken stuffing.

Instant Pot Stuffed Cabbage Rolls with Chicken
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Brown Rice, chicken pieces, Stuffed Cabbage Rolls with Chicken
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 6
  • 1 cup brown rice boiled
  • 1 head cabbage large
  • 1 egg large
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 4 garlic cloves minced and pasted
  • tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper powder
  • lb chicken pieces
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 cup onions finely chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves minced and paste
  • 2(14 .oz) cans tomato sauce
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • 2 tsp low sodium instant beef bouillon
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp pepper powder
  • 3-4 dashes Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 2 tbsp cold water
  • fresh parsley chopped
  • For the sauce:
    Heat butter in a saucepan over medium heat.
  • Add all the ingredients to the pan and mix well.
  • Cook until well combined then set aside.
  • For the cabbage rolls:
    Fill a large pot with water and cabbage to pot.
  • Bring the water to boil and cook for 7 minutes.
  • Remove 7 to 8 softened leaves from the cabbage. Set them aside.
  • Return the remaining cabbage head to the pot and cook until al dente.
  • Drain and dice the cabbage. Keep it aside.
  • Whisk eggs with onion, salt, pepper, garlic and cooked rice in a large bowl.
  • Stir in chopped chicken and all the remaining ingredients.
  • Spread a cabbage leaf on the plate.
  • Top it with 2 tablespoon egg filling then roll it tightly. Secure it with a toothpick.
  • Repeat the same steps to make 7 to 8 rolls.
  • Add water to the Instant Pot and set the steamer rack in it.
  • Place half of the rolls on the rack and pour 1/3 sauce on top. 
  • Add another layer of rolls and secure the lid.
  • Cook on “Manual” function with high pressure for 18 minutes.
  • Transfer the rolls to a plate.
  • Pour the remaining sauce on top.
  • Serve warm.
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