Instant Pot Chicken, Broccoli & Cheddar Rice
Quick and Easy Recipe for Instant Pot Chicken, Broccoli & Cheddar Rice. This recipe is perfect to level up your next chicken and rice night!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time7 mins
Servings: 6 servings
- 2 large boneless, skinless chicken breasts
- 2 Tbsp olive oil
- 1 tsp minced onion
- 1 tsp minced garlic
- 1 1/3 cups white rice
- 2 cups chicken broth
- 3 Tbsp butter
- 1 1/2 cups cheddar cheese shredded
- 1 broccoli head
- Salt and pepper
Cut the chicken breasts into bite-size pieces.
Add the oil, minced onion and minced garlic to the Instant Pot insert.
Turn on Saute mode and toss the chicken pieces with the oil, onion and garlic for 3 to 5 minutes, or until the chicken begins to cook on the edges. It will finish cooking during the pressure cook cycle.
Pour in the dry rice and broth, and gently stir to get all the rice underwater.
Put the lid on and set to Sealing.
Cook on High, for 7 minutes.
Let naturally release.
Chop the broccoli into bite size pieces/florets.
Fluff the rice and chicken, then stir in the butter, cheese and broccoli. Leave on warm mode for 5 minutes to let broccoli steam up. If you want it to be creamier, you can add 3-4 Tbsp milk. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Serve Instant Pot Chicken, Broccoli and Rice, as one dish meal or with side salad.