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4.6 from 5 votes

Instant Pot Chicken Congee

Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine Cantonese, Chinese
Keyword Chicken Congee, chicken legs, scallions
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 369kcal


  • 1 cup scallions chopped
  • 3/4 cup ginger thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 4 tbsp sesame oil
  • 6 chicken legs
  • 16 cup water
  • 1 tbsp white pepper
  • 3 cups long grain Jasmine rice


  • Put chicken legs, rice and water in the Instant Pot and secure the lid.
  • Secure the lid and cook under “Porridge” for about 20 minutes.
  • Select “Cancel” and release the pressure naturally.
  • Dish out the chicken from the pot and shred the meat, discarding the bones.
  • Add the chicken back into the congee along with salt and mix thoroughly.
  • Dish out into bowls and top with ginger, sesame oil, white pepper and scallions.


Calories: 369kcal