Instant Pot Chicken & Rice Recipe

Here is a very easy recipe for Instant Pot chicken and rice. You only need a few ingredients for this amazing meal.

Instant Pot Chicken & Rice Recipe

If you want to make chicken and rice in your Instant Pot, just follow this simple recipe.
Prep Time 7 mins
Cook Time 26 mins
Total Time 33 mins
Servings 8 people


  • 2 pounds Chicken Boneless, Skinless, and cut into pieces.
  • 1 large Onion Finely chopped.
  • 2 cloves Garlic Minced.
  • 3 large Carrots Shredded.
  • 3 whole Bay Leaves
  • 3 3/4 cups Water
  • 3 cups Long Grain Brown Rice Rinse and drain.
  • 2 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1.5 teaspoons Thyme
  • 1.5 teaspoons Oregano
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin
  • 1 dash Ground Black Pepper


  • Place the Instant Pot on Saute mode and then wait for it to say "Hot." Once hot, add in your onion, garlic, and olive oil.
  • Saute this for about 4 minutes, stir around occasionally. Then, hit "Cancel" on the Instant Pot.
  • Add in the cumin, oregano, and thyme. And then cook about 30 seconds. Stir regularly.
  • Next, you can add in the carrots, water, salt, pepper, bay leaves, rice, and chicken.
  • Put the lid on the Instant Pot and seal the valve. Pree the "Pressure Cookking" option and choose "High" for 22 minutes.
  • Once the time is up, allow for a gradual release of pressure, which should take about 25 minutes.
  • Once the pressure is cleared out, open the lid and serve.

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