Instant Pot  Chicken  and Rice

Instant Pot Chicken and Rice is absolutely scrumptious one pot meal with chicken breasts or thighs, white or brown rice and veggies. It is ideal dinner recipe for busy weeknights.

Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts or Thighs Onion Garlic Carrot Olive Oil Thyme & Oregano Cumin Salt & Pepper Bay Leaves White or Brown Rice Water Fresh Dill or Parsley

Ingredients You Need

Finely chop onion and garlic.


Cut chicken into 1 inch pieces.  Press Saute on Instant Pot, when display indicates Hot add olive oil, onion and garlic. Saute 3-4 minutes. Press cancel.



Add thyme, oregano and cumin. Cook another 30 seconds, stirring occasionally. Add carrots, chicken, rice, salt, pepper and bay leaves.



Add water. Close the lid, set pressure vent to Sealing and Cook on High or Manual white rice - 10 minutes, brown rice - 22 minutes.



When display says OFF, release the pressure using Quick Release method by turning pressure valve to Venting position, which takes 2-3 minutes. Open the lid. Add fresh herbs and stir! Serve hot.



Refrigerate in an  airtight container for  up to 5 days.  Reheat with splash of  broth or water.  Freeze for up to 3 months.


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